Help Us Design a New T-Shirt!

VWVortex needs a new design for its t-shirt, so we’re coming to you, faithful reader, for help. And that means it’s T-shirt design contest time! The winning design will be added to the VWVortex.com Store for purchase.

We welcome all VWVortex.com members to participate. Please read the submission rules (Below) before posting. The submission period will run from now through May 31st 11:59 PM EST.

HOW TO ENTER: Submit your design in this thread along with a description of your design. (Limit of two designs per person) – http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?8631569-VWVortex-com-User-T-Shirt-Design-Contest-May-2017&p=105247889#post105247889

PRIZE: The winner will receive a VWVortex.com Prize Pack which includes the winning design on a t-shirt, hoodie, sweatshirt, hat, & mug.

SELECTION OF WINNER: VWVortex.com members will have a chance to vote for their favorite design. The design with the highest number of votes will be the selected winner. Voting will open at 12 pm EST on June 1, 2017, and close at 11:59 pm EST on June 16, 2017. The winning Design will be announced on or around June 16, 2017.

RESTRICTIONS:
Please embed your picture so we can link to it if you are the winner.
Designs that do not follow our community guidelines will be removed by the Admin team.
Design must be original and NOT copied from the internet. (see links below)
http://redirect.viglink.com/?format=…c-designers%2F
http://redirect.viglink.com/?format=…c-designers%2F
Dimensions of designs: 15″ x 18″
Design can be in full color (Front Only)
To enter, please submit your design on a t-shirt mockup template and one version of the design by itself.

CHECK OUT THIS BLOG POST FOR A LIST OF PLACES WHERE YOU CAN DOWNLOAD FREE (and paid) MOCKUP TEMPLATES:
http://redirect.viglink.com/?format=…ckup-templates
Official Dates:
The Contest opens for entries on May 8, 2017, and closes May 31, 2017, at 11:59 pm EST. Voting will open at 12 pm EST on June 1, 2017, and close at 11:59 pm on June 16, 2017. The winning Design will be announced on or around June 16, 2017.

Your design entry should include:
– A JPG or PNG of just the design image
– A JPG or PNG of the design placed on the t-shirt template to show the design placement, size, and garment color.

All submitted entries remain the intellectual property of the designer. The designer will retain ownership and copyright of the winning design, however, VWVortex.com will have exclusive rights to printing and giving away/selling the winning design on t-shirts as well as using the image for promotional purposes regarding the shirt and contest.

Thanks in advance and looking forward to the submissions.

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And now, the legal mumbo jumbo:

VWVORTEX.COM T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Submit your unique t-shirt design (“Design”) as a reply in this vwvortex.com thread [http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea…post105247889] along with a short description of your Design for a chance to win a vwvortex.com prize pack and your Design on a vwvortex.com t-shirt (the “Prize”). Registered vwvortex.com users will vote on the valid Design entries and the Design with the most number of votes will be declared the winner. T-shirts with the winning Design will be available for purchase in the vwvortex.com store.
The Contest opens for entries on May 8, 2017 and closes May 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST. Voting will open at 10 am EST on June 1, 2017 and close at 11:59 pm on June 16, 2017. The winning Design will be announced on or around June 16, 2017.
For your Design to qualify for consideration, you must meet the requirements set out in these Official Rules.

1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. AGE/RESIDENCY RESTRICTIONS, VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

2. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this contest is VerticalScope Inc. (the owner and operator of vwvortex.com), 111 Peter Street, Suite 700, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1.

3. PRIZE. The Prize consists of a prize pack which shall include a t-shirt with your winning design, hoodie, sweatshirt, hat, and mug (the “Prize Pack”). In addition, the winning entry will be put on a vwvortex.com t-shirt and made available in the vwvortex.com online store.

4. ENTRY SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
a. Design must be your own original work
b. You may submit no more than two (2) Designs
c. Design must be for the front of a t-shirt only (not the back)
d. Design must be uploaded onto an image hosting site, such as Photobucket.
e. Submit your design by posting the image within the contest thread.
f. Keep in mind that the design must fit on a 15-inch x 18-inch space on a t-shirt

Provided you follow our community guidelines [https://www.vwvortex.com/terms-of-use/], your Design may be of anything. You may use as many colors as you like. Get creative!

By participating in the Contest, you represent and warrant that none of the material submitted or posted infringes upon or otherwise violates the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other intellectual or proprietary rights of any person or entity and that you have fully complied with these Official Rules.

5. OWNERSHIP. All Designs, other than the winning Design, remain the intellectual property of the entrant. By entering the Contest, the winner relinquishes all rights to the winning Design including all claims, rights (including any moral rights), and benefits related to the display, modification, reproduction, publication, distribution, use and other exploitations of the winning Design.

6. ELIGIBILITY: From the time of entry through the final date of prize fulfillment, each contest entrant and winning entrant be a registered member of vwvortex.com, must be a permanent lawful citizen and resident residing in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, IN ALL FOREIGN COUNTRIES OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES, AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives, of the Sponsor and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of this Contest, and the immediate family members (e.g., spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, grandparent, in-law, daughter and son, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such individuals are not eligible to participate or win. Only one selected entrant per household. All decisions of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest are final. The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification from the Contest.

7. ENTER BY INTERNET: Beginning on May 8, 2017, you may enter this contest via the Internet by logging into vwvortex.com and submitting your design image(s) in the Contest thread located at (http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthrea…#post105247889).

8. SELECTION OF WINNER: vwvortex.com members will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite valid design beginning on June 1, 2017 and ending on June 16, 2017. The entry with the most valid votes be declared the winner on or about June 16, 2017. The winner will be announced publicly on vwvortex.com and will be contacted directly by a representative of Sponsor via private message on vwvortex.com. The winner will be required to provide a mailing address (that is not a P.O. box) to receive the part of the prize which will be shipped free of charge.

9. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a prize are determined by the total number of eligible entries received.

10. RESTRICTIONS: The Prize is valued at approximately $150.00 USD. If the Prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor, no substitute prize will be awarded due to the unique nature of the prize.

11. CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules, Terms and Conditions and that Sponsor has the irrevocable right to use in perpetuity entrants’ names, user names, likenesses, photographs, voices, home mailing address, biographical and prize information, and entry materials, without notice to entrants and without compensation or obligation, in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world, in any manner whatsoever, to advertise and promote Sponsor, its products and services, the Contest, and for any other purpose except where prohibited by law. Entrant waives the right to assert as a cost of winning a prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and any liability which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or any part of the Contest, and to select a winner from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor up until the time of such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, as applicable. Any expenses and receipt and use of the prize and federal, state and local taxes and fees applicable in connection with the prize awarded are the sole responsibility of the winner.

12. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless VerticalScope and its officers, agents, affiliates, contractors, contributors, subsidiaries, licensors and distributors from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind, arising out of his/her (i) breach of any representation, warranty or covenant contained in these Official Rules; or (ii) participation in the Contest; (iii) acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize in connection with the Contest; or (iv) any third party claim relating to any rights in any design submitted.

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, ENTRANT’S SUBMISSION, ANY PRIZE WON, ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO OR USE OF SPONSOR’S WEBSITES, APPLICATIONS OR SERVICES, OR THE ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING AND/OR PRINTING OF ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON SAID SITES, APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.