Editorial Policy  

The Big Top is published quarterly as a publication of the Mid-Atlantic Clown Association (MACA) for the benefits of it’s members. The contents are the sole property of MACA and any reproduction, whole or in part, must have written permission from the Publisher/Editor.

The Big Top is published for the enjoyment and education of the MACA members. It is our policy to reserve the right to edit articles for content and also to refuse to print any negative statements or personal attacks toward any member, officer or volunteer, in or out of the MACA organization.

Article Guidance

Articles can be typed, hand written, or e-mailed. All items must include the following author information (where applicable): Name (+ clown & alley); Address (+ e-mail if you have one); Phone number; Written permission to use article if author is someone other than yourself. Pictures copy best if they are in color. For B & W, make sure they’re not to dark. Be sure to correctly identify the person(s) in each photo. Submit all articles to: Thomas Stevenson, 3419 Northwind Road, Baltimore, MD, 21234. E-mail: tnpstevenson@verizon.net .

Advertising Rates & Sizes


Per Issue

Per Year


Full Page
One Half Page

One Quarter Page
Business Card Space





7 1/2” wide x 9 1/2” deep
7 1/2” wide x 4 5/8” deep
3 5/8” wide x 9 1/2” deep

3 5/8” wide x 4 1/2” deep
3 1/2” wide x 2” deep


Camera ready copy preferred. Typesetting and layout service available from The Big Top for a fee of $15.00. The Big Top is not responsible for advertising content, advertising claims or written materials. All ads must be accompanied with payment (please make checks payable to M.A.C.A.) and submitted to: Thomas Stevenson, 3419 Northwind Road, Baltimore, MD  21234.