We’re looking for artists to submit Ignite the night with their T-shirt design. 

The spirit of Ignite is to amuse, educate, enlighten, and inspire the audience. A design that would Ignite the night (of Ignite talks) is one that embodies this year’s focus: Igniting action.  

Contest Details: 

Designs will be reviewed by the Carroll Technology and Innovation Council staff alongside staff members from the Carroll County Arts Council for their embodiment of the Ignite theme along with their adherence to professional principles of good design and submission requirements. The design does need to feature the Ignite logo, but it could feature words and variations such as “Ignite Carroll 11,” “Ignite and Act,” “Ignite and Inspire,” “Ignite Action,” or related phrasing. The design may feature elements representing electric currents and connections, fire or heat, and geometric symbols, but it is not requirement.

One winner will have their digital design selected to be printed on a short-sleeve shirt and sold at Ignite Carroll 11 at the Carroll Arts Center on October 18th, 2023. The proceeds from shirt sales will go to the Carroll Technology and Innovation Council and towards sustaining the Ignite concept and community presence in Carroll County, MD. The winner will receive recognition online, in the event program, and in CTIC event programming. They will also receive a free T-shirt of their design and a $25 gift card to a Main St café. If the winner is a student they will also receive free student membership to the Carroll Technology and Innovation Council. 

Submission Deadline: September 1
Winner Announcement: September 7 

File Requirements:
– Accepted file formats: .png, .jpg, .jpeg
– Max file size: 100 KB (A higher resolution file will be requested once a winner is selected) 

Design Requirements:
– Dimensions: Does not exceed 800 pixels in any direction
– Color: Limit to the use of 2 or 3 – can submit something with more and we can adjust together for print
– Design does not include copyrighted material, sexual content, blood and gore, weapons, inappropriate language, or fear mongering

The Carroll Technology and Innovation Council reserves the right to not display any entries that do not adhere to the requirements of this contest. Any designs submitted to this contest may be used by the CTIC in promotional materials for Ignite events. 

Reach out to Molly at molly@carrolltechcouncil.org with any questions or to request logos.

Ignite Carroll 11 Design Contest

Submit your Ignite Carroll 11 Design Contest here!

Max. file size: 2 GB.
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