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Wednesday
Sep032008

BarCampMilwaukee3 T-Shirt Design Contest

BarCampMKE2 Shirt Design v1.4Calling all designers! we've just kicked off a contest to design this year's BarCampMilwaukee3 t-shirt! Submit your design and get recognition and 2 free shirts shipped directly to you.

BarCampMilwaukee3 T-Shirt Design Contest page

Design Requirements:
• Must have the BarCampMilwaukee3 logo on the front and back, and the logo should be readable (i.e. No ultra-tiny logos to simply meet the specs). Here is the logo for your reference:

In color:
BarCampMilwaukee3 Logo Design

In Black & White:
BarCampMilwaukee3 Logo Design B&W

In Black & White Reversed:
BarCampMilwaukee3 Logo Design B&W Reversed

Download the EPS outlined logos in color and B&W, zipped (389k) compatible with Adobe Illustrator:

http://www.rohdesign.com/bcmke3/bcmke3-logo-Logo.eps.zip

• The t-shirt will be dark gray or black.

• Two colors max, with one color being white. The second color will print on top of the white on a dark shirt. Using only white in the design is OK.

• Design space is 12" x 12" max (no wraparounds, etc.) front and back.

• The design should capture the idea of sharing, learning, community, equality, technology — along those lines.

• The back must include sponsor names as listed on the site at http://barcampmilwaukee.com/sponsors. A list will probably work the best, but hey, if you have a crazy cool idea, just make sure all sponsors are listed and are treated equally on the back design (i.e. Don't make some sponsor names huge and others tiny — all sponsors are equal partners).

Here's a sample of the BarcampMilwaukee2 sponsor area on the back of the shirt from last year:

BarCamp MKE 2 Shirt Back (Final)

• Do not use copyrighted images in your design.

• T-Shirt designs must be your own work and not copied from someone else.

• Samples of last year's shirt designs for a starting point:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohdesign/1331040068
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohdesign/1343016695
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohdesign/1403125149
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohdesign/1404091242
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohdesign/1468555199

• Deadline for submitted design ideas is Friday, September 12, 2008 at Midnight Central Daylight Time, submitted to Mike Rohde

• The contest is open to any designer who wishes to submit a design, whether local to the Milwaukee area or anywhere in the world.

• The winning shirt design will be announced on the BarCampMilwaukee site on September 15th, 2008.

• All submissions will be posted on the BarCampMilwaukee.com site with the option for comments by the public, for input.

• The final decision on the winning shirt design will be based on comments by those who view and vote on the designs, and selected by the organizing committee of BarCampMilwaukee.

• We reserve the right to make technical adjustments needed to print the winning design on a t-shirt.

• Winner receives 2 final printed T-Shirts in whatever size they wish, shipped to them directly.

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