Cartoon Contest rules

2013-08-20T15:56:00Z 2014-04-09T16:31:08Z Cartoon Contest rulesDavid Fitzsimmons The Arizona Daily Star​ Arizona Daily Star

Rules of Fitz’s caption contest:

Each Wednesday The Arizona Daily Star will publish a Fitz cartoon without a caption. We want you to come up with the funniest caption.

The contest deadline is 6 p.m.Thursday. The winning cartoon caption will be published on Sunday.


Your submission must be an original idea

Keep it short and snappy

Contestants may submit no more than 5 captions per week

No foul language or crude humor

On Sunday we’ll post the the winner’s name and caption, and the two runners-up.

Winners are not eligible to win again for one month

Employees of the Star and Tucson’s Newspapers are not eligible to win.

Winners will be notified by e-mail and will receive a signed print of the cartoon, with the winning caption inked into the bubble by David Fitzsimmons.

Decisions of the judges are final.

Remember: The deadline is 6 p.m. Thursday.

To submit your entries, simply post your caption ideas in the area for reader comments. (No more than five ideas.)

We are not accepting entries by e-mail; enter via the web page for the cartoon’s reader comments.

To submit a caption, you’ll need to be a registered site user of StarNet, and you must be logged in.

If you’ve been banned from commenting, you won’t be able to enter a caption in the contest.

If you win you’ll be asked for your name, and e-mail address. Good luck!

Copyright 2015 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Latest Fitz Report video


Fitz studio: How to draw the President

In this video tutorial, Star cartoonist and columnist David Fitzsimmons teaches you how to draw the Preside…

Latest Newsmakers video


Dr. Peter Rhee on mental health

Dr. Peter Rhee discusses mental health and other issues surrounding gun violence.

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...