Brooklyn Industries T-Shirt Design Contest!

Submission Guidelines & Requirements

Deadline May 18, 2014



Brooklyn Industries is looking for the best design talent its fans have to offer during the 2014 Brooklyn Industries T-Shirt Design Contest. We will showcase design talent and announce the contest winners at an event in August 2014! The grand prize winner will have his or her design printed on Brooklyn Industries t-shirts and the winning artist(s) will be featured on Brooklyn Industries website and more.


Brooklyn Industries showcases designs that provide excitement, innovation and questioning of the world around us. Our designs are to be imaginative and wearable.


(1) Submissions will only be accepted from April 4, 2014 12:00 PM (EST) to May 18, 2014 11:59 PM (EST). (2) Download this form and email it along with your submissions to . All.jpg submissions must be under 1 MB. (3) All entry emails should have the subject line “T-shirt Design Contest Submission – First Name, Last Name.” (4) Submit up to two designs per person. If you submit more than two, only your first two submissions in order of date and time will be considered. (5) You must be at least 18 years of age to win. (6) Submit only original designs. These designs must not contain copyrighted material and they cannot have previously won any awards. (7) Submit front t-shirt designs only. There should be no text or visuals on the back of the shirt. (8) Attach entries as medium resolution JPEG or pdf files. (9) Please be prepared to submit the original Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop file in the case your artwork is chosen. (10) The winning designs will become property of Brooklyn Industries. NO ADDITIONAL MATERIALS (VIDEOS, SAMPLES, ETC) WILL BE ACCEPTED WITH YOUR SUBMISSION.

To be eligible to enter and win, entrants must be 18 years of age or older as of April 4, 2014. Employees of Brooklyn Industries and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, prize providers, participating retail locations and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and members of the immediate family and persons living in the same household of each are ineligible. Contest is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law, and subject to all federal state and local laws and regulations.



(1) Entries will be reviewed by Brooklyn Industries staff in Brooklyn, New York. (2) There will be (1) grand prize winner and (2) honorable mentions. (3) Those on the special judge’s panel include members of the Brooklyn Industries creative and design teams. (4) Judging criteria is based on: creativity, originality, and content. (5) The panel of judges will select (2) honorable mention designs and (1) winning design to be printed and sold in stores with the artist featured in stores and online (6) The artist must provide the original illustrator or Photoshop file if artwork is selected. (7) Finalists will be required to provide reference files (i.e., preliminary drawings, source for idea). 8) Winners will be notified before or by June 12, 2014. If submitted designs are not deemed satisfactory, Brooklyn Industries reserves the right to not select a grand prize winner and/or honorable mention designer/s.


(1) The grand prize winner and (2) honorable mentions will be notified by email before or by June 12, 2014 before 6:00 PM (EST). Only the winner and honorable mentions will be contacted. (2) The winner will receive a $400 Brooklyn Industries Gift Card and 5 printed t-shirts of their design. The t-shirt will also be printed and sold online, and in select Brooklyn Industries stores (3) Each honorable mention designer will receive a $100 Brooklyn Industries Gift Card and will be mentioned on Brooklyn Industries’ official blog (4) All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. An IRS 1099 tax form will be issued to Winners of prizes valued at $600 or more. Contest is governed by the laws of the State of New York, with venue and jurisdiction in New York County, NY and all claims must be resolved in the courts located in New York County, NY. By entering, entrants/winners agree: (1) to release the Sponsor and Administrator (“Releasees”) and their agents from any and all claims, injuries, liability, losses or damages of any kind ,resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any prize or participation in this Contest; (2) to be bound by the Official Rules; (3) that the decision of the Sponsor is final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest; (4) to the use of their names and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes solely in connection with this contest.

The winners’ access to the in-store party/event is only applicable for winners who have access to a Brooklyn Industries store location. Transportation and lodging to the T-shirt Design Event is not sponsored or included in the prize package.

SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The sponsor and administrator of this promotion is Brooklyn Industries, 20 Jay St., Suite 1100 Brooklyn, NY 11201.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The BROOKLYN INDUSTRIES T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST begins on April 4, 2014 and ends on May 18, 2014. The contest is open only to those 18 years of age or older. Due to the high number of potential submissions, we will only be contacting the finalists. All finalists will be subject to the terms and conditions of this contest as set forth in writing by Brooklyn Industries. We will be unable to return any physical samples, files or artwork submitted for the contest.

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