I Love Cocoa Beach T-Shirt Design Contest
T-Shirt Contest Rules and Guidelines Design will appear on I Love Cocoa Beach! A portion of the proceeds from sales of this design will be used to buy gift cards to local restaurants to give out to our community.
T-shirt Design Guidelines: Your design should be inspired by the spirit of Cocoa Beach. Your design can be on the front of the shirt only and must have I Love Cocoa Beach logo visible on the front of the design. You may alter, redesign, redraw, modify, distort or alter the proportion of the logo in any way you see fit but it must represent the message of I Love Cocoa Beach.
You may submit up to two designs, but they must be submitted as separate entries. Your design must be wholly original. By submitting a design you are guaranteeing that you hold rights to everything in it and that it does not contain any copyrighted material, including images/copy found on the internet, unless clearly marked as published under a creative commons (cc) license.
Designs will be judged on the following criteria:
o Captures the spirit of Cocoa Beach
o Striking and memorable design
o Visibility – eye-catching and visible from a reasonable distance
o Completeness of design – must be ready for print o Feasibility/must be easy to reproduce
Design Specifications: Design submission should be saved to 300 dpi to produce quality output. Acceptable files are high-resolution JPGs, TIFFs, AI and EPS files. If you win, you will be required to provide the original design in a high res format that is compatible with Photoshop, Illustrator or another professional design program. The design should be on the front of the shirt and should be contained within a 14 by 17 area. The color of the shirt will be white so this should be a consideration for the design.
Submission Guidelines and Agreement: All entries should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org with a completed registration form. You must be 18 years or older to submit an entry. If you are under the age of 18 you may still create and submit a design, but it must be submitted on your behalf by a parent or guardian. I Love Cocoa Beach will have first printing rights to the winning design. By submitting you agree that if your design wins, it can be used by I love Cocoa Beach on a t-shirt and other promotional items, including our website and marketing and public relations materials. The winner and image of the design will be recognized in our newsletter and on social media. The contest begins on Monday, March 23, 2020. You must submit your design by midnight ET, Monday, April 27, 2020. Entries will be judged by a panel of I Love Cocoa Beach staff, selecting the winner Friday, May 1, 2020. The winner will be notified by email when the winner is selected, via the information provided on the entry form. Please note that I Love Cocoa Beach reserves the right to make adjustments to the winning design. At the sole discretion of the I Love Cocoa Beach, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:
o winner’s failure to respond to the notification within seven (7) business days after its transmission;
o the return of email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts;
o winner’s failure to provide original design files;
o winner’s failure to execute and return a release form.
Upon contacting a winner and determining that they have met all eligibility requirements of the contest, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the contest via social post and the e-newsletter. At this point, we will send $100 gift card to the winner. I Love Cocoa Beach staff members are not eligible to enter. By submitting you are agreeing to all contest rules. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.