The 29th annual North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Poster Contest is open to Michigan students in grades 10 through 12. High school students are invited to submit 18” x 24” posters and have a chance to become involved in our world premier auto show in Detroit, while gaining experience in creative competition.

The poster entries are judged by an independent panel of recognized members of the local art community. All winning entries will be posted on the official NAIAS website, naias.com; will be on display during the public show at Cobo Center, Detroit, January 14-22, 2017; and will also be included in the official NAIAS program.

$6,300 in scholarship money will be awarded to 16 students.

Deadline was November 22, 2016.

Scholarships and Awards

Winners will be announced prior to the opening of the North American International Auto Show, January 8-22, 2017. The following prizes will be awarded:

Chairmen's Award.............................$1,000
State Farm Award...............................1,000
Designer's Best of Show- Digital..........500
Designer's Best of Show- Traditional...500
Best Theme............................................250
Best Use of Color...................................250
Most Creative........................................250
1st Place, 10th Grade Award.................500
1st Place, 11th Grade Award..................500
1st Place, 12th Grade Award.................500
2nd Place, 10th Grade Award................250
2nd Place, 11th Grade Award.................250
2nd Place, 12th Grade Award................250
3rd Place, 10th Grade Award.................100
3rd Place, 11th Grade Award..................100
3rd Place, 12th Grade Award.................100

2016 Winners

  • Chairmen's Award


    Justin Choi
    12th Grade
    Stoney Creek High School
    Rochester Hills, MI

  • State Farm Insurance Award


    Brittany Dunlap
    12th Grade
    Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southwest
    Wixom, MI

     

  • Designer's Best of Show - Digital


    Lauren A. Vermeulen
    11th Grade
    Eisenhower High School
    Shelby Township, MI

  • Designer's Best of Show - Traditional


    Cheyenne Roy
    12th Grade
    Imlay City High School
    Imlay City, MI

  • 1st Place, 12th Grade Award


    Leila Mullison
    Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southwest
    Wixom, MI

  • 1st Place, 11th Grade Award


    Hogan Taylor
    Howell High School
    Howell, MI

  • 1st Place, 10th Grade Award


    Spencer Barrer
    Royal Oak High School
    Royal Oak, MI

  • Most Creative Award


    Chapelle Williams
    12th Grade
    Warren Career Prep Center
    Warren, MI

  • Best Use of Color Award


    Gabby Gorski
    11th Grade
    Careerline Tech Center
    Holland, MI

  • Best Theme Award


    Hannah Anderson
    11th Grade
    Oakland Schools Technical Campus Southwest
    Wixom, MI

  • 2nd Place, 12th Grade Award


    Adam Lewis
    Novi High School
    Novi, MI

  • 2nd Place, 11th Grade Award


    Scott Zahl
    Careerline Tech Center
    Holland, MI

  • 2nd Place, 10th Grade Award


    Jenny She
    Bloomfield Hills High School
    Bloomfield Hills, MI

  • 3rd Place, 12th Grade Award


    Abigail Palmateer
    Careerline Tech Center
    Holland, MI

  • 3rd Place, 11th Grade Award


    Cade Mirabitur
    Novi High School
    Novi, MI

  • 3rd Place, 10th Grade Award


    Andrew Sosa
    William D. Ford Career Technical Center
    Westland, MI

Contact Us

  • For additional information, please contact Sandy Herp at 248.283.5138 or sherp@dada.org.