U.S. Team Uniform Design Competition 2014

Overview

Orienteering USA is issuing a call for design entries for uniforms for its national orienteering teams. These uniforms will be worn in national and international competition, highlighted by the World Championships. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern time, Sunday, January 19th, 2014.

All interested individuals are asked to submit designs for the following garments:

  • Orienteering Top (short sleeved) – mandatory entry
  • Orienteering Pants (3/4 length, traditionally a single color) – optional entry
  • Warm-up Top (long sleeved) – optional entry

Designs should be submitted in a PDF format.  If your design is selected you may be contacted to do additional work on your design.

Mandatories:

  • Must convey a strong “USA” vibe.
  • Logos:
    • Primary – Team USA
    • Secondary – Orienteering USA, uniform manufacturer, sponsors
    • Secondary logo sizes are restricted to 5” wide x 2.5” high (USA can be bigger)
    • OUSA and Team USA logos can be downloaded from here

How the winning design is selected

A committee comprised of Orienteering USA athletes from all team disciplines (Foot, Trail, Mountain Bike and Ski) plus key volunteers will determine the final design. Their decision will be final.

Prizes

The winning designer will win a $250 cash prize and a uniform kit in their size.

Submissions

  • Format — PDF. If your design is selected you may be asked to provide additional artwork.
  • Due Date — All entries must be submitted by 11:59 pm Eastern time, Sunday, January 19th, 2014.
  • E-mail entries (and any questions) to:  Charlie Bleau, charliebleau [at] me [dot] com

Note

  • All design submissions immediately and permanently become the property of Orienteering USA. The designer holds no rights to the designs moving forward.
  • Orienteering USA reserves the rights to modify the winning design in order to meet committee or manufacturer requirements.