Axalta’s 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar Competition is Now Open

Glen Mills, Pa.— Many custom car enthusiasts throughout the United States endeavor to have their vehicles featured in Axalta’s Custom Finishes Calendar. Collision repair professionals in Pomona, California; hot rodders in Bangor, Maine; and artists everywhere in between compete to appear in the custom calendar that Axalta Coating Systems has produced annually since 1993. If your car was painted with Axalta’s brilliant coatings, it might just make the cover.

     Axalta, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce the launch of its Custom Finishes 2016 Calendar Competition. Axalta is looking for motorized passenger vehicles including automobiles (imported or domestic), motorcycles and aircraft or watercraft that are finished with Axalta’s custom Cromax, Nason, Spies Hecker, Standox brands, or Hot Hues products. The Axalta Custom Finishes 2016 Calendar Competition began March 7, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Entrants must own or have finished the vehicle they enter into the competition and must provide two photographs of the vehicle.

     To enter online, visit the contest website, then select “Call for Entries,” and complete the registration form in its entirety. Properly submitted entries that meet all eligibility requirements are subject to the official rules of the contest. Judging will be based on “best use of color” including finish quality, technical difficulty, design originality and artistic merit.

     Twelve winners will be selected on or before Monday, August 1, 2016. One grand prize winner will receive $1,000, a complimentary professional onsite photo shoot of the winning vehicle, cover position on the 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar, one calendar page highlight and 35 copies of the 2016 calendar. Eleven first place winners will each receive $500 cash, a complimentary professional onsite photo shoot of the winning vehicle, one in-calendar page position, and 35 copies of the 2016 Calendar.

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