Editors' Choice Design Contest Official Rules

Sample design spread for upcoming contest

Update 3/30: Vote for your favorite finalist on the official Treering Facebook and Instagram pages.

Official Participation Rules and Steps to Enter:

  1. You must be at least 18 years old and a parent, faculty/staff member, or student at a Treering school to participate. 
  2. To participate, fill out the submission form and include a screenshot of your favorite 22-23 yearbook spread and also a short paragraph (250 words max) about your school’s story. Double-check everything for accuracy, especially your email and phone number (this is how winners will be notified and prizes will be distributed) and your school name and address (city and state only are fine). Incomplete entries will not be accepted.
  3. Share your spread on social media via: Facebook and/or Instagram (post on both, and get an automatic extra vote!)
    • Submit the post using your personal Facebook/Instagram account or your school’s Facebook/Instagram account. 
    • Include the screenshot of your yearbook spread in your post.
    • Tag @Treering (Facebook) or @treeringcorp (Instagram) in your post.
    • Use the hashtag #treeringwin in your post.
    • Make sure this post is shared publicly so we can see it and include your submission. 
  1. Submissions are due by Tuesday, March 28th, 2023 by 8 PM PT. 
Three easy steps to enter the 2023 design contest

Judging and Finalist Selection

Ten finalists will be posted on both our Facebook and Instagram pages by 12pm ET on Thursday, March 30th. Finalists will be chosen based on the entered yearbook layout design (5 image maximum) and storytelling ability.

A panel of Treering yearbook professionals, graphic designers, parents, and journalism educators will select the 10 finalists. The finalists’ work will be posted on our Facebook and Instagram pages and the submission with the most Likes/Hearts on each page combined will win the grand prize.

Voting window March 30-April 2 on Facebook and Instagram for the design contest

After social media voting, the Editor’s Choice Grand Prize Winner will be posted on our social channels and notified via email and phone on Monday, April 3. 

Editors’ Choice Awards Prizes

The 10 finalists will each receive one $50 Amazon gift card and three free yearbooks. The Grand Prize Winner will receive one $500 Amazon gift card, 10 free yearbooks, and a future profile on our Treering blog. The gift cards will be sent electronically to the email provided in the form. Free book coupons will be loaded into the school’s Treering Yearbook account and may be used in the 2022-2023 or 2023-2024 school year. 


By submitting your yearbook spread, you have verified the approval of others pictured,  and you approve Treering to use your name, write-up,  and school name for any marketing purposes, including but not limited to showcasing on www.treering.com, sharing on social media, and sharing with media. Enjoy yourself! We love this journey for you.  If you have any questions, contact us at marketing@treering.com.

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