2024 USA DSA T-Shirt Design Contest

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USA Downhill Skateboarding Association (USA DSA) is thrilled to announce a T-Shirt Design Contest! We’re looking for creative minds to craft a design that embodies the spirit of downhill skateboarding and street luge. The winning design will be featured on our official merchandise, and the artist will be spotlighted in a feature article on our website and across our social media platforms.

 

Eligibility:

  • Open to all, regardless of age or professional background.
  • Participants under 18 must have parental or guardian consent.
  • Must agree to the Terms & Conditions of the contest upon submission.

 

Submission Guidelines:

  • Design Theme: “The Spirit of Downhill Skateboarding and Street Luge”
  • Submission Deadline: April 25th at 11:59 PM PST
  • Format: JPEG, PNG, or PDF
  • Resolution: 300 DPI, with dimensions suitable for a t-shirt print
  • Submit entries to: support@usadownhillskate.com with the subject line “T-Shirt Design Contest Submission”
  • Include your full name, contact information, and a brief description of your design.

 

Design Requirements:

  • Original artwork only. No plagiarized or third-party images.
  • Suitable for all ages – no explicit content.
  • Can be in full color or black and white.

 

Judging Criteria:

  • Creativity and originality
  • Relevance to the theme
  • Visual appeal
  • Practicality for printing on merchandise

 

Prizes:

  • Winner: The winning design will be licensed to USA DSA for official merchandise. The artist will receive a spotlight feature article on the USA DSA website and social media, plus a Prize Package valued at $300.00 (Package includes: various skate gear & swag).
  • Sponsors of the Prize Package will be announced in the coming days.
  • Runners-up: Top 5 designs will receive special mentions on our social media platforms.

 

Rights and Licensing:

  • By submitting a design, participants grant USA DSA the right to use, modify, and distribute the design for promotional and commercial purposes.
  • The artist retains the copyright to their design but licenses it exclusively to USA DSA for use on merchandise and promotional materials.
  • All submitted designs will be considered the property of USA DSA for the duration of the contest and the licensing period.

 

Winner Announcement:

  • The winner will be announced on April 27th at the Maryhill Spring FreeRide & via our website and social media platforms.
  • All participants will be notified by email regarding the contest outcome.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • USA DSA reserves the right to make final decisions regarding all contest-related matters.
  • Inquiries can be directed to: support@usaddownhillskate.com.

 

Let your creativity skate into the spotlight. We look forward to seeing your designs and celebrating the artistic talent within our community!