Request for 2023 Event Logo Designs

The Gold Nugget Triathlon is soliciting submissions for designs for the race logo/design for the 2023 Event. Requirements are below.

Deadline for submissions is October 16, 2022.

Questions? Email Mary Vollendorf, Board President, mvollendorf@gmail.com.

Requirements

Theme/Items to Include
  • Suggested Text:
    • 2023
    • Gold Nugget Triathlon or Alaska Women’s Gold Nugget Triathlon
    • Alaska
    • 40th (note: 2023 is the 40th year of the GNT, it is not necessary to include this but you can consider including “40 years” or “40thAnnual”)
  • Theme: Alaska, Triathlon, Outdoors, Spirit of GNT, or other
Logo Specifications
  • Maximum 4 colors
  • Size:
    • The logo must be scalable for small and large uses:
      • As small as 3” x 4”
      • As large as 48” tall or wide
    • The primary use will be the race t-shirts: 10” x 10” maximum
    • Scale (width:height) – general guidelines to avoid being too skinny vertically or horizontally
      • Vertical Logos: No less than 1:1.5
      • Horizontal logos: no less than 2:1
    • Must provide logo all of these formats: PDF, jpeg, png, vector (.ai, .eps)
    • If selected, a black and white version of the logo must be provided
    • Design should work both on light and dark backgrounds
    • Gradients are permitted, but must also work as a spot color
    • Cannot contain copyrighted materials or licenses images/clip art
    • Logo should be adaptable for screen printing or embroidery
    • Fonts must be easy to read
How Logo will be Used
  • T-shirts
  • Swim caps
  • Race bibs
  • Race booklet
  • Social media
  • Merchandise
  • Banners
  • Other uses as needed to promote or support the event
  • Charms / Medals (small in nature)*
    * use in this size is TBD
Submission and Selection

Submitting Logo Entries

  • Send logo submissions to mvollendorf@gmail.com.
  • File type for submission review: high resolution PDF or jpeg (300+ dpi).
  • Deadline for submissions is October 16, 2022,

Logo Selection

  • The GNT Board of Directors will select the winning logo.
  • The selected design/artist may be selected to collaborate on design adjustments to meet the event’s needs.
  • The 2023 logo design will be announced in late 2022.
  • The selected artist will receive $500 and a free entry to the 2023 Golf Nugget Triathlon event.

Rights

  • Designer agrees to have GNT publish their name and bio on the GNT website, race booklet, social media and other outlets as appropriate.
  • Designer assigns all ownership rights of the logo to the Gold Nugget Triathlon.
  • The GNT may alter, modify or revise the winning logo as necessary for its intended use.