What would YOU put on a zoo t-shirt?
Are you under 18 with an eye for art or design? Do you love animals want to help the zoo celebrate the new Arctic Passage? Do you want to see YOUR DESIGN on a zoo t-shirt?
Henry Vilas Zoo 2015 Membership T-Shirt Design Contest
The winner of the zoo's first ever Membership T-Shirt Design Contest will have their original design featured on the Henry Vilas Zoo's 2015 membership t-shirts, which members of the zoo at the Sustaining level and above receive for free.
The winner will also receive 5 free tshirts, a complimentary Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo membership, a piece of artwork painted by a zoo animal, and an invitation to an up-close animal encounter!
Entries are due by September 19th, 2014.
Winner will be chosen on September 26th, 2014.
Membership T-Shirt Contest Flyer(PDF)
Official Entry Form(PDF)
Official Rules and Submission Instructions(PDF)
How to Enter
-Must be under 18 years old
-Must have parent/guardian approval
-Designs must be original and may not contain copyrighted material or have won previous awards
-Design may contain a maximum of 3 colors (black plus two colors) and will be printed on a white t-shirt
-Designs celebrating the Arctic Passage, featuring polar bears, grizzly bears, or seals, will be preferred. Help us celebrate the new exhibits and our mission to "Bring the Bears Back to Madison!"
-No larger than 10" x 10" in size
-Design can only be on the front center of the t-shirt
-Medium or high resolution .jpeg or .pdf formats only. If your design wins, please be prepared to send your design in Vector format - such as .eps or .ai.
How to Submit Your Design:
-Fill out Official Entry Form
(for each submission)
-Email submission and Official Entry Form to email@example.com, include subject line "T-Shirt Design Contest Submission - First Name, Last Name"
-Submissions will be accepted until September 19th, 2014 at midnight.
Review and Selection:
-Entries will be reviewed and winner chosen by Zoo leadership.
-Judging criteria is based on: creativity, originality, and content.
-Winners will be selected and notified via email, by September 26th, 2014.
Please download the Official Rules and Submission Instructions(PDF)
for complete guidelines and rules.
For more information about being a member of the Friends of Henry Vilas Zoo, please visit our membership page