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Medal Design

Design the Commemorative Medal for Glasgow 2017

BADMINTONscotland is asking aspiring artists and designers to design a commemorative medal for The TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 which take place in Glasgow from 21-27 August. The competition closes at midnight on 31 May 2017. Entries should be hand or digitally drawn and can be submitted to If you are making a digital entry please supply jpg or png file.

If you would prefer to send your design in its physical form, drawings and sketches can be posted to:

BADMINTONscotland, c/o Ryan Lightbody
Sir Craig Reedie BADMINTONscotland Centre
40 Bogmoor Place
G51 4TQ
The winning design will be struck into five four-inch circular medals in precious metal by Alexander Kirkwood & Son, a 190 year old Scottish family business and Scotland’s sole surviving medallist. Representatives of The Badminton World Federation, Glasgow City Council, EventScotland, UK Sport and title sponsors, TOTAL, will receive an original medal. All players, delegates, officials and event volunteers will receive a replica medal.
Anne Smillie, BADMINTONscotland Chief Executive, said: ‘we will be looking for designs that we feel capture the ethos of this event, an event that brings so many people from around the world together, uniting them through the spirit of healthy sporting competition.’
Five finalists will win a pair of season tickets to the tournament. The winner will win VIP tickets to the finals weekend as well as hotel accommodation in Glasgow.
Entries close midnight 31 May 2017.
Let your imagination flow. BUT, this is the design for one side of the medal only.
No words should be included in the design. You can, though, provide a name for your design and explanation.
Please also provide us with your contact details when you submit your entry.


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