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:  Invitation Only.  Invites will be sent out April 2018.  Invitations will be limited to 50 sign makers.

There will be 2 categories for the 2019 Contest.

Category 1)  Max Size 36″ x 36″ single sided wall mount sign.

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

Voting and awards will be held for each class.


Deadline for completion will be December 1st, 2018.  This years field will be narrowed down via Magazine and online voting prior to the show.   The top 5 finalists in each category will earn the right to display at ISA Sign Expo 2019.  Fan voting will determine the winner of each category at the show.


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




  • 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 by the deadline.


  • 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 great 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.  ( No Sponsors )  


  • Use of Sponsor or Manufacturer logos on any part of your entry is strictly prohibited.


  • 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 want to see creative takes on the theme.  We set some loose rules and a theme, you find creative ways to break them.


Booth Display – TBD


Voting – TBD