Bear Creek is excited to announce the 2012 Bear Creek Music and Art Festival Poster Contest. Artists of any kind are invited to participate in this competition with the winner receiving $1000 cash plus 2 VIP passes ($800 value) to Bear Creek 2012. All submissions must be received by email by May 1 (high resolution jpg, please) to info@bearcreekmusicfestival .com.Contest requirements are simple: The poster must include a bear in some form plus the festival information: Bear Creek Music and Art Festival- November 8-11, 2012- Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park-Live Oak, Fl. The winning poster will be used on official festival merchandise including t-shirts, sweatshirts and posters. Non-winning posters may be used for promotional purposes.Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival will be held November 11 – 12, 2012 at Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. The initial artist lineup will be announced at the upcoming Suwannee Springfest March 22-24, 2012. Springfest features Yonder Mountain String Band, Donna the Buffalo, Justin Townes Earle, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Tea Leaf Green, Hot Buttered Rum and many, many more. Visit www.suwanneespringfest.com for full lineup information and to purchase tickets.