Parking permit design contest

  • Contest purpose

    The University of Nevada, Reno Parking and Transportation Services Department is looking for designs for the 2020-2021 parking permits. The winning design will be featured on the parking permits which are issued in August 2020.

  • Eligibility

    This contest is open to University of Nevada, Reno students currently enrolled in Fall Semester 2019 and in good academic standing. No group submissions will be accepted. Limit 1 entry per person.

  • Sponsor

    The contest is sponsored by Parking and Transportation Services Department.

  • Agreement to official rules

    Participation in the contest constitutes full and unconditional agreement with decisions of the sponsor which are final and binding. Submissions become property of the sponsor.

  • Contest period

    The contest runs from November 18, 2019 through 5:00 p.m. January 31, 2020.

  • Winner notification

    The winner will be notified via email to the address indicated on the submission form by February 28, 2020.

  • Award

    The winning design will be featured on the 2020-2021 University of Nevada, Reno parking permits. The winner will receive a 2020-2021 West Stadium Parking Complex permit at no cost. In addition, the designer's name will be on thousands of parking permits.

Art requirements

  • Drawing, photograph or digital art must be your own original work.
  • Accepted digital formats are Photoshop, PDF, JPS, or Illustrator.
  • Must be high resolution vector file with bleeds for printing purposes.

Considerations and permit dimensions

  • Permit dimensions are 2.875 inches wide by 4.875 inches tall.
  • Required text on all parking tags must be legible and cannot be altered.
  • Design should be representative of the Wolf Pack; avoiding certain groups or departments.

Contest submission form

To submit your original work for consideration in this contest, you must submit a completed 2020-2021 Permit Design Contest Submission Form with original signature and the art file via email to

2020-2021 Permit design contest submission form