Logo Contest For Celebration of Romeo’s 175th Birthday
Press Release from the Greater Romeo-Washington Chamber of Commerce:
Romeo is turning 175 years old in 2013 and we’re staging a logo design contest in honor of this special event. The winning logo will be used on promotional materials and communications including, but not limited to: Posters, letterhead, t-shirts, etc. The winning graphic designer will also receive $175 and be featured in interviews on local cable TV and newspapers.
To be eligible, your graphic design must:
• Be original vector art. Can be created in flat color, but must be printable and effective in B&W
• Be submitted for judging on an 8.5” x 11” sheet of paper
• Communicate in words and/or images: Romeo; Michigan; 175th Anniversary (or 175 Years); 1838 – 2013
• Be legible, easy to decipher, simple and memorable (don’t get too complicated)
• Be scalable – works at 1 inch and 100 feet
• Be versatile and multi-purpose. Has to reproduce well on letterhead, banners, t-shirts and other possible trinkets and applications
To enter a design, simply fill out the entry form below and submit it along with your $15 entry fee to: 175th Logo Design Contest; c/o The Greater Romeo Washington Chamber of Commerce; 228 N. Main, Suite D; Romeo, MI 48065. Entries can either be mailed or hand-delivered Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm. Artists are invited to submit as many entries as they wish, however, each design must be accompanied by a completed entry form and $15 entry fee. All submissions become the sole property of the Village of Romeo.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 4PM ON FRIDAY, August 17, 2012. Please note, submitted materials will not be returned.
All submissions will be initially judged by a team appointed by the 175th Anniversary Event Planning Committee. The top designs selected by the judging team will then be displayed for public voting online and at the Starkweather Arts & Cultural Center in Romeo from August 20th to 31st. The winning selection will be chosen based on a combination of public voting and judging team results and be announced on Monday, September 3rd.
The winning designer will be required to send their final source files, in requested formats, within 48 hours after they have been selected as the winner. Once the final source files are received, the final prize money will be awarded.
Please direct any questions to Kelley Stephens at 586-752-4436; firstname.lastname@example.org or Kim Hale, at
175th Anniversary Logo Contest Entry Form
Name ________________________________________ Email _________________________________
Phone _______________________________________ My $15 Entry Fee is enclosed ______________
Enclosed please find my $15 entry fee (Cash, Money Order or Check made out to: Romeo 175th Anniversary). By submitting this design and entry fee, I authenticate the originality of my design and irrevocably transfer all rights, ownership, intellectual property rights and legal title of every kind and nature of the design to the Village of Romeo. I further agree that I will not use or permit others to use the design in any manner, including derivative works (except for display as an example of my work for portfolio purposes), nor offer to resell the design to any other individual or entity.