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Early Bird Entry

Entries submitted by:

Single Entry (1 typeface)

  • $40 usd — TDC Members
  • $55 usd — Non-Members

Type Family (3–8 type styles)

  • $70 usd — TDC Members
  • $80 usd — Non-Members

Superfamily (9+ type styles)

  • $140 usd — TDC Members
  • $160 usd — Non-Members
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Regular Entry

Entries submitted by:

Single Entry (1 typeface)

  • $45 usd — TDC Members
  • $60 usd — Non-Members

Type Family (3–8 type styles)

  • $80 usd — TDC Members
  • $90 usd — Non-Members

Superfamily (9+ type styles)

  • $150 usd — TDC Members
  • $170 usd — Non-Members
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Late Entry

Entries submitted by:

Single Entry (1 typeface)

  • $55 usd — TDC Members
  • $50 usd — TDC Student Members
  • $70 usd — Non-Members
  • $65 usd — Non-Member Students

Type Family (3–8 type styles)

  • $100 usd — TDC Members
  • $95 usd — TDC Student Members
  • $110 usd — Non-Members
  • $105 usd — Non-Member Students

Superfamily (9+ type styles)

  • $180 usd — TDC Members
  • $175 usd — TDC Student Members
  • $200 usd — Non-Members
  • $195 usd — Non-Member Students
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Publication & Hanging

Entries submitted by:

Single Entry (1 typeface)

  • $40 usd — TDC Members
  • $55 usd — Non-Members

Type Family (3–8 type styles)

  • $70 usd — TDC Members
  • $80 usd — Non-Members

Superfamily (9+ type styles)

  • $140 usd — TDC Members
  • $160 usd — Non-Members/li>

Electronic / PDF entries

Entries submitted by:

Electronic / PDF Entries — Printing Fee

For just $15 more for each entry ($20 for superfamilies), TDC will print your electronic PDF competition entry for the competition. PDFs must be submitted through the TDC Web site entry form.

Family Entry Category Notes

For purposes of determining entry and publication and hanging fees, individual dingbat, symbol, and pi or ornament fonts are treated as equivalent to Single Entries.

International discount

Entries submitted by:

We invite type designers and graphic designers who are residents of the following countries to enter the TDC competitions for a reduced fee. Use the coupon code: friends

The reduced fee is a 50% discount on the current entry prices.

Please note that the country of residence is the criterion rather than country of origin. The countries that receive the international discount are:

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Gaza Strip
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • North Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • West Bank
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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Forms of payment

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Payment must be submitted with entries. It may be in cash, check in U.S. dollars and drawn on a U.S. bank, or charged to American Express, Visa, or MasterCard.