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2016 College Now Summer T-shirt Design Contest

2015 Winner by Jackie Negron of Gotham Professional Arts High School

The CUNY College Now Program will be sponsoring a city wide College Now Summer Program T-shirt design contest. All New York City public high school students are eligible for participation. The winning design will become the official College Now 2016 Summer T-shirt.

Design guidelines:

  • Each design must not exceed 10” x 14” (HxW). Entry may be JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIF file types. Final version of winning design may be requested as PDF file.
  • Your design can include a maximum of 2 unique colors and must have the words College Now Summer Program incorporated somewhere within your design.
  • Your design may not be a photograph or a shaded image. Please, note that detailed image may not transfer well when printed on a T-shirt.
  • Your design is intended to appear on the front of a colored T-shirt. Please specify a T-shirt color that best fits your design.
  • Your design must be completely original. Any form of plagiarism, for example, taking an image off the internet and using it as your own, will result in disqualification.
  • Submissions including offensive language, imagery or themes will be excluded from competition.

Eligibility: All New York City public high school students are eligible to submit one design entry by: April 14th, 2016

Prize: The final winner will receive a $100 Barnes and Noble gift certificate and will have his or her design printed on 2000 t-shirts worn around New York City by the participants in the College Now 2016 summer program.

For Information on How to Enter and Contest Rules: Download and Complete An Entry Form HERE  Which You Will Submit With Your Design.

Questions?: CollegeNow.Media@cuny.edu