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Farrier Industry Association Logo Design Contest Guidelines & Rules


The Farrier Industry Association (FIA) is challenging our FIA family members to create a new logo for the FIA that may be used for official use in various ways – including the FIA website, social media sites, business cards, printed materials, clothing, or anywhere else FIA chooses.


  •  Logo must be the original work of the submitter.
  • Logo may include any colors.
  • Logo may be created with pencils, markers, paint, or may be created with a computer drawing program.
  • The logo should incorporate the FIA name (abbreviated or spelled out)
  • The logo must be easy to use, handle, resize, and manipulate for all reproduction purposes. 
  • Logo should be visually appealing on both small and large scales.


The competition is open to all FIA members and their employees only.


  • Designs may be submitted in electronic or paper formats.
  • Images must be a minimum of 3 inches by 3 inches (3” x 3”).
  • Electric submissions should be in .jpg or .tiff file formats.
  • Submit entries to:
  • Submissions become the sole property of FIA and may be used for any FIA purposes.

Submission Deadline

  • Contest opens on June 1, 2023 and ends July 14, 2023. 
  • Submissions must include the full name of the person who designed the logo, company name, email address and telephone number.
  • One or more submissions per person is acceptable.  Each submission must be sent in a separate email.
  • There is no fee to enter the contest.


The FIA Board of Directors will judge and select the winning entry.  Entries will be judged on their visual appeal, adherence to the concept promoting the contest, quality of design, and ease of reproduction for the purposes stated above.  Late submissions will not be considered.  The winning entry will be announced at the AFA Convention in Reno, Nevada in November, 2023.  The FIA Board of Directors decision is final.


One winner will receive a furnished booth in MarketPlace for their company at the 2024 AFA Convention to be held in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Winner will also receive a spotlight in No Foot, No Horse.  FIA Board of Directors reserves the right to select a winner, but not use winning logo as the official FIA logo.


FIA will acquire ownership of the winning logo by assignment of copyright, and the winning designer will disclaim any trademarks and without limitation, all other rights related to the design.  By submitting a logo for entry in the contest, the designer acknowledges that he/she is the person that created the logo and is the rightful owner.  The designer also certifies that the logo does not infringe upon the rights of any third party and that it does not violate any copyright.

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Read our No Foot, No Horse publication:  No Foot, No Horse February/March 2023

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exington, KY 40503

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