Unmask Epilepsy Contest – New Deadline (March 15, 2021)

Unmask Epilepsy Contest

Sponsored by The Anita Kaufmann Foundation and Eisai Inc.

DEADLINE EXTENDED to March 15, 2021! We are also including the option to design a face mask as well as a poster, and submissions should include a photo of you wearing the mask you design if you choose that option. 

The Anita Kaufmann Foundation teamed up with Eisai Inc. to spread the word about stigma by UNMASKING THE FACTS! Our mission at The Anita Kaufmann Foundation is to make a kinder world for people with epilepsy and brain trauma through seizure first aid training, education and advocacy.

Help us dispel the myths and help illustrate the truth by using your creativity and purpling up a unique epilepsy awareness poster or design a mask.

Your CHALLENGE is to express your personal message.

It may look like…


It’s your choice so BE CREATIVE!

Remember to include some purple because it is the official color of epilepsy awareness.

Prizes range from purple gifts and cash prizes with a GRAND PRIZE of your poster or designed mask center stage at Purple Day® Every Day’s upcoming virtual epilepsy education and awareness conference in March 2021 and $1000…stay tuned for more details!

Prizes include:

Purple Gifts for the Top 10 Finalists!

3rd place: $250
2nd place: $500
1st place: $1000 AND their poster or mask will be displayed during Purple Day® Every Day’s upcoming Purple Day® Around The World 2021 Virtual Epilepsy Education Conference taking place March 24-26 2021.

We are accepting submissions until March 15, 2021. 

Contact us with any questions at specialprojects@akfus.org.


To Qualify for Entry:

  1. Your poster or mask must be an original work with some purple color and appropriate subject matter/no ineligible content.
    (see Poster Guidelines HERE)
  2. You must have a completed Entry Form (with parent/guardian permission if under 18) and be a US resident.
    (see complete Contest Rules/Terms and Conditions HERE)

Thank you to Eisai Inc. for their exclusive sponsorship of this program!

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