Interested in finding out about all the design competitions that are around. Want to start a list?

Mostly graphic design:

American Design Awards: Graphic and Web Designers Forum
“(2 ways to compete) The A.D.A. offers annual and monthly design competitions to suit any design style and form. Both competitions are open to a wide range of individuals and corporations alike, ranging from students, freelancers and design studios, to corporate art departments and major creative firms.”

Bookpool: Bookmark Design Contest
Yearly event sponsered by the online bookstore, Bookpool and Adobe. Prizes, $ and free to enter

Commercial Art, Graphic Design, Illustration Awards & Competitions
“The top national and international competitions open to individuals, corporations and inhouse departments. Check out the Art Directors Club listing for a prestigious student competition.”

Graphic Comm Central
“links to a wide range of Graphic Communication-related competitions”

Graphic Competitions
Listing to links of various competitions studentsindesign Edit Delete Cut
HOWdesign - Design + Creativity
" HOW magazine sponsors three high-profile graphic design competitions annually…"

A great site with photoshop and logo design contests.

designboom competitions
product, furniture and other 3-d design type stuff