Contest Date:   ISA Expo Las Vegas, Nevada

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — 9:30am – 5:00pm

Thursday, April 25, 2019 —  9:30am – 5:00pm

Friday, April 26, 2019 — 10:00am – 4:00pm



Registration:  You can submit your application for Invitation via our online form :::Apply Here:::


Application process closes December 7th, 2018

Applications will be reviewed and invitations sent out December 14th, 2018.   Applications should include some sort of concept design for your entry.


There will be 2 categories for the 2019 Contest.

Category 1)  Max Size 36″ x 36″ single sided wall to table / easel mount sign.

Category 2)  Max Size 24″ wide x 24″ tall x 72″ in height.

Voting and awards will be held for each class.


Fan voting will determine the winner of each category at the show.




  • Each sign maker is responsible for shipping their creation to the ISA show. Deadline for shipping and arrival to EXPO TBD.  Creations may be hand delivered to the show as long as they arrive before the show opens on Wednesday April 24th, 9:30 am 
  • Each sign maker who enters the contest is required to attend the Expo. The great part about this contest will be getting to know each other and learn from each other’s work.  Competition is a WONDERFUL and POWERFUL motivator.


  • Electric / battery power may be integrated into the creation.  Motion is allowed.  Lighting of all types is allowed.  


  • Shop name / Designer name are allowed on the entry.  1 sponsor is allowed per entry.  Sponsor area on piece not to exceed 36 square inches.


  • There will be 2 categories for the 2019 Contest.Category 1 (single sided wall mount sign. )  Max Size 36″ x 36″ single sided wall mount sign. Category 2 (3D sculpted sign )  Max Size 24″ wide x 24″ tall x 72″ in height



Theme –   Time


Take it however you want.  We set rules and a theme.  You find creative ways to interpret them.


Booth Display –  Signs of the Times booth # 2135