For Hands On Atlanta Day 2018, (the city's largest, single day of service) we're introducing a fun contest to see who can come up with the best design for this year's volunteer t-shirt! 

Congratulations Hannah Houck for submitting the winning design!

  

 

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get the shirt!



CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FINALISTS!


In total, 32 designs were submitted by creatives of all ages and talent levels and we tallied over 1,600 votes! Find out who'll be crowned the winner (with their design displayed on 2,500 t-shirts) by our panel of judges, on Wednesday, October 3 at the Hands On Atlanta Day Kick-Off Party!

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By Travis Tom

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By Daquan Watts

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By Meredith Anne Williams

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By Hannah Houck

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By Lia Machado

 


HOW IT WORKS


 
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Submit Your Design

Complete the application and upload your print ready artwork by Fri, August 17.

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 Fans Vote

Fans will vote for their favorite design and the 5 Finalists will be announced on Fri, Sept. 7.

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 Winner Crowned!

The winner will be announced at the Kick-Off Party on Wed, Oct. 3.

 
 
 
 

THE WINNINGS:

  • Recognition on the Hands On Atlanta website, emails, and social media.

  • Your design on 3,000 volunteer t-shirts! You get one too.

  • Bragging rights and exposure to some of Atlanta's top creative agencies.

  • Annual membership to The High and MODA (thanks BBDO!)

  • More awesome stuff coming soon!

 
 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR


The winning design will be determined on the creativity of the design and how well it incorporates the mission of Hands On Atlanta and the 2018 Hands On Atlanta Day theme to LIVE Atlanta. Fans will vote online to determine the 5 finalists, then a panel of Atlanta based experts will select the winning design from the 5 finalists.


Meet the Judges


Meet our panel of Atlanta based experts that select the winning design from the 5 finalists.

Mary O'Keefe

Creative Director, BBDO Atlanta

Pete Heid

Creative Director, Edelman Digital

Pete Lawton

Creative Director, Nebo

Brandon Brown

Senior Designer + Editor, Edelman

Tyler Hartsook

Associate Director, Content Marketing, 22Squared

Michael Stanley

Creative Director, Dragon Army


Official Rules + Details


 

As a condition to being considered for the contest, you hereby represent and warrant that the following statements are true and correct and that you agree to the terms and conditions contained herein:

Eligibility
The contest is open to all, however, Hands On Atlanta staff is not eligible to participate. Participation in the promotion/contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules.

Design

Be prepared to upload your design in the following format: PSD (Photoshop), AI (Adobe Illustrator), jpeg, eps or PDF. The top 5 designs will be selected by Hands On Atlanta and the winning design will be selected by guest judges to be printed on the front of the official Hands On Atlanta Day t-shirt.

  • 1 color front, no specific text/copy required as all will be on the back with the list of corporate sponsors (done by HOA).

 

  • Hands On Atlanta reserves the right to use all designs for future marketing purposes.

  • No reproduced images will be accepted. Your submission must be original artwork.

  • There is no limit to the number of entries per entrant during the entry period.

  • If your submission needs to be reproduced to ensure the highest quality of printing, we will do our best to recreate the most accurate design.

Process/Timeline

Deadline for submission: August 17, 2018 (midnight EST)
You must complete the entire application. Entries will not be accepted if application is incomplete or sent separately from the online form.

Deadline for voting for the top 5 finalists: August 30, 2018 (midnight EST)

Selection of top 5 submissions: September 7, 2018 (midnight EST)
The top 5 finalist will be notified that their design has made it to the final round of voting. Please do not call regarding the selection process.

Criteria for Selecting the Winning Design
The winning design will be determined on the creativity of the design and how well it incorporates the mission of Hands On Atlanta and the 2018 Hands On Atlanta Day theme to LIVE Atlanta. Fans can vote online to determine the 5 finalists. A panel of Atlanta based judges will select the winning design from the 5 finalists.

Selection of winner: October 3, 2018
The winner will be announced at the Hands On Atlanta Day Kick-Off party at Monday Night Brewing Garage on Wednesday, October 3. The 5 finalists or a representative must be present at the Kick-Off party as a part of eligibility. All 5 final designs will be recognized and on display. 

Disclaimer
The submission form must be filled out completely and truthfully. If you fail to complete the form, give any false information or fail to reveal any pertinent information, are not present (or have representation at the Kick-Off party on October 3) you may be disqualified from the competition.

All decisions are made by Hands On Atlanta and are final.

If winner cannot be contacted within 1 week of selection, prize may be forfeited.

 

SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN


 

Ready to submit your design? Fill out the application below, including print ready files in .pdf, .psd, .ai, or .eps format. Hurry, the deadline to submit your design is Friday, August 17, 2018!

Questions about the application or anything on this page? Reach out to Tim at tadkins@handsonatlanta.org.

 
 
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