Contest Rules and Guidelines

CACVT is accepting submissions for the 2021 CACVT T-Shirt Design Contest between May 8, 2021 and June 16, 2021. The winning design will be printed on the official 2021 CACVT T-Shirt to be released (complimentary to attendees!) at Spring Conference 2021 in Loveland, CO.  This shirt will be also available for purchase at the CACVT Store.

T-Shirt Design Contest Prizes

1st Place – Design will be featured on the official CACVT 2021 t-shirt, recognition on CACVT.org and social media, and designer receives a 2021 Spring Conference Package including one registration and one hotel room reservation at the Embassy Suites for Friday 8/20/21 and Saturday 8/21/21.
2nd Place – $50 Amazon gift card and recognition on CACVT.org and social media
3rd Place – $25 Amazon gift card and recognition on CACVT.org and social media.

Design Rules and Guidelines

  • Design may not exceed 11” wide by 12” high.
  • Design must include year "2021" and "CACVT".
  • Design will appear on the front of a solid-color shirt.
  • Design will be printed in up to four solid colors. Gradients and transparencies cannot be incorporated.
  • Design must be wholly original. By submitting a design, you are guaranteeing that you hold original rights to everything in it, that it may be printed on distributed t-shirts, and that it does not contain any copyright material.
  • Design submission should be saved to 300 dpi to produce a quality output. Acceptable files are high resolution JPGs, TIFFs, AI and EPS files.

  • Members limited to (2) entries. Entries can be submitted by an individual or as a collaborative effort. See more on collaborative efforts below.
  • Eligibility: The contest is open to all CACVT members. 
  • Entries become the property of CACVT.
  • CACVT reserves the right to make adjustments to all entries, including colors of the design and the shirt.
  • Collaborative entries should include the names of  all in the group. No entry using the name of a company will be accepted. Recognition on CACVT.org and social media may include each contributing member to of the group submitting a collaborative entry when feasible. Should a collaborative entry win, the submitting group will be awarded one (1) 2021 Spring Conference Package or one (1) Amazon gift card. The winning group is responsible for determining how any prize will be shared within the group.

Submission Rules and Guidelines

  • Entries must be submitted via the form below by midnight on ­June 16, 2021.
  • Collaborative entries should be submitted by the main contact person but the submission should include the list of participating members.  The person submitting the entry will be the only point of contact from CACVT.

How Winners Are Selected

There will be two rounds of voting:
Round 1: The CACVT Staff, Board of Directors, and volunteers will select no more than 3 finalists.
Round 2: The finalists will be presented to the members of the CACVT via email and social media and the overall winner determined by a vote of the community. The CACVT staff will break a tie if necessary.

Designs will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Concept and originality
  • Captures spirit of the CACVT mission, vison, and values.
  • Completeness of design and readiness for printing
  • Feasibility of reproduction
  • Adherence to design and submission rules and guidelines
How Winners Will Be Notified

Winners will be notified by email at the close of the voting period, via the information provided during entry. At the sole discretion of CACVT, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:

  • Winner's failure to respond to notification within three (3) business days after its transmission.
  • The return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts.
  • Winner's failure to provide original design files.
  • Upon contacting a winner and determining that they have met all eligibility requirements of the contest, such individual will be declared a "winner" of the contest via social media, newsletter and on CACVT.org.
To submit your design, click here!

2021 Deadlines and Important Dates

May 8, 2021 - Contest begins
June 16, 2021 - SUBMISSION DEADLINE
June 23 - July 7, 2021 - Voting
July 14, 2021 - Winner announced
August 20-22, 2021 - CACVT Spring Conference/T-shirt release

If you have any questions regarding contest rules, please email [email protected]