Awesome Mitten & High Five Threads T-Shirt Contest

Awesome Mitten & High Five Threads T-Shirt Contest

Awesome Mitten & High Five Threads T-Shirt Contest

The Awesome Mitten needs your help! We are looking for creative individuals who have a passion for all things Michigan to design a brand new limited edition t-shirt for our shop. We have also partnered with High Five Threads to help us in our quest to find innovative designers to contribute to our needs. If you want to try your hand at designing an AWESOME t-shirt the Official Rules of submission are listed below!

Official Rules for Design Submissions

Contest: Entrants who participate shall submit a design to be considered for an Awesome Mitten-branded t-shirt, based on compliance with the Official Rules below.

Deadline: The contest will begin Wednesday, October 7th and continue until 11:59 EST on Friday, October 25th.

Eligibility: This contest is open to EVERYONE: professional, amateur and student. You must be 18 years or older to submit. If you’re younger you can still make a design, but it must be submitted on your behalf by a parent or guardian who is at least 18 years old.

Design Guidelines: The use of other trademarked, copyrighted, or material that would require consent from a third party is prohibited. Right to use of The Awesome Mitten’s logo is limited to this contest and may not be used for any other purpose. An entry cannot be modified once submitted. Also, the entry design should be appropriate to The Awesome Mitten’s brand image.

Entry: Individuals may submit only one design. Entry designs must be submitted in vector format (.ai, .pdf, .eps, .jpeg) for screen printing purposes. The final must be submitted with only a 1024×768 pixel ratio and should not exceed 20 MB in size. Please review your submission before sending it to ensure it views clearly at 100%. Entries must include entrant’s name, address, and daytime phone number.

Ownership: The Awesome Mitten reserves the right to modify or reject any entry. Upon submission, the design becomes the sole property of The Awesome Mitten prohibiting independent reproduction or sale of imagery. Entry submissions may be posted on The Awesome Mitten’s & High Five Threads’ website. The contestant with the winning design will be credited on The Awesome Mitten’s & High Five Threads’ website and all promotions relevant to that product. The Awesome Mitten holds the right to disqualify and discontinue use of any design if ownership is challenged in any manner.

Selection of Winner: All designs that comply with the above rules will then be voted on by The Awesome Mitten staff. Entries will be judged on a.) originality, b.) creativity, c.) appropriateness to The Awesome Mitten’s brand image.  The Awesome Mitten staff will narrow down the submissions to the top 5 finalists. The designs of the finalists will then be posted online for public voting on October 27th, 2015 through 11:59pm EST on November 1st, 2015. In the event of a tie, the voting will be referred back to The Awesome Mitten’s staff to determine the winner. The winner will be notified by telephone, email or mail on or around November 2nd, 2015.

Prize: One winner will be selected to win the grand prize: $250 cash prize, the design will be credited to the winner on all promotions and productions of the product; named as the winner on AwesomeMitten.com; receive 5 complimentary t-shirts with winning design on it; and winner will be the featured in an Awesome Mitten 2015-16 gift guide.

We can’t wait to see your AWESOME designs! #MittenLove

Submit Your Design NOW!

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Hello, I'm Jennifer Polasek. I'm a student at Grand Valley State University studying writing and public relations/advertising. I'm obsessed with Michigan beaches, Michigan hockey, Jane Austen, Christmas, and coffee! "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." --Dr. Suess