NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Entries are now being accepted for the 16th annual Spectrum International Ceramic Tile Competition. The awards will be presented next March during Coverings 2003 in Orlando, Fla.

The contest features a grand prize of $10,000, and extensive U.S. and worldwide promotion in ceramic trade, architecture, design, and shelter publications.

Submissions must include a typed narrative description of the project that details the challenges presented by the project, the design innovations incorporated within the work, as well as the project's goals and how they were achieved. All projects must be accompanied by professional quality 8-by-10-inch color prints or 35mm slides.