Westfest 2017 T-Shirt Design Contest

Westfest 2017 T-Shirt Design Contest

THE CONTEST-Entrants in the “Westfest 2017 T-Shirt Design Contest” should submit artwork to be considered for a Westfest branded t-shirt to be sold at Westfest 2017, based on approved artwork and language provided in the official rules.

There will be TWO First Place Winners chosen.  One winner will be chosen as the official 2017 festival shirt design, and one winner will be chosen as the children’s/youth shirt design winner.

There is no age limit/requirement for entering either category and individuals can enter both contests.   This is an open contest without age or residency restrictions.

SPONSOR-Westfest, Inc. is the sponsor and administrator of the Contest and is responsible for the fulfillment of prizes.  Entrants should contact  Melissa Sefcik at melissa.sefcik@yahoo.com with any questions concerning the contest.

CONTEST PERIOD-The contest will run from May 1 2017-June 1 2017.   All entries must be submitted by June 1 2017.  Judging will begin and the winner will be announced on or before June 9, 2017.

GUIDELINES-  Entries must be letter sized if a paper submission, .PDF, or .EPS format if submitted electronically.   Each entry must be smaller than 15MB in size. Designs can include up to 3 colors, not including the base color of the shirt and must have the name “Westfest” on it somewhere.  The entrants name should not appear anywhere on the submitted art work to assure impartial judging.  Entrants may craft their own slogan and language and use of the Westfest, Inc . logos provided it is limited to the terms outlined herein, use of individual brand artwork or other trademarked content not provided is prohibited.  Entries may be submitted via e-mail in the correct  file format to melissa.sefcik@yahoo.com or mailed and postmarked no later than May 29, 2017 to Westfest T-Shirt Contest P.O. Box 65, West, TX 76691- C/O Aimee Shelton

HOW TO ENTER-During the contest period, entrants may submit up to three (3) separate and total entries.  By entering, contestants warrant that each submission is their own original creation.  Any use of any photo, drawing, images or elements created by any other person is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification.  Right to use the Westfest logo is limited to this contest and may not be used for any other purposes.

Designs that are considered offensive or defamatory or in violation of any person’s right to privacy or other personal rights are not welcome.  Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted.  Entries may not include-profanity, nudity or material deemed inappropriate or offensive to the judges.  Entries may not include-false or defamatory statements about any person or third party, third party trademarks, racially inflammatory or other morally objectionable depictions of material in the opinion of  the judges and Westfest, Inc.

Westfest, Inc. reserves the right to modify or reject any entry, in their sole and absolute discretion that does not meet the above criteria.  Once submitted, an entry cannot be modified.  BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, CONTESTANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON THE WESTFEST, INC. WEBSITE AND EDITED, AT THE DISCRETION OF WESTFEST, INC.

OWNERSHIP-Westfest, Inc.  has the exclusive rights to reproduce and use.  Entries become the property of Westfest, Inc.  Submission of an entry grants Westfest, Inc and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license and right to publish, use, edit, adapt, modify and/or publicly perform the entry in any way, in commerce and in any and all media worldwide now known or hereinafter developed, without limitation and without notice or consideration of the contestant. By submitting an entry, each contestant in the Contest further agrees that his/her entry constitutes an assignment of all rights, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, and title in and to such entry and the photograph therein to Westfest, Inc.  Westfest, Inc. may require contestants to execute documents to confirm this transfer of rights. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Upon submission you agree to forfeit any ownership and are prohibited from the independent reproduction or sale of any images.

  PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected for each category and prizes will include 4 free t-shirts of mixed sizes, displaying the winning design, a Westfest 2017 weekend party pack as well as bragging rights!