Calling all Geocachers, artists, and inspired community members!
The Texas Geocaching Association (TXGA) is looking for a new visual event identity ( aka Logo ) for the 2016 Texas Challenge and Geocaching Festival mega event, and invites your help. We are seeking out people who can design a creative, innovative and professional logo design. The logo should be recognizable, have broad appeal, and help promote the unique "Texas Challenge" contest, the broader "Geocaching Festival" of events over four days ( officially March 11-13, 2016 ), and this years Brenham, Texas location. The rest is up to you! Please read below for more details regarding logo design, contest rules & submission requirements.
How to Enter the Contest The contest begins on August 15, 2015. Submissions will be accepted through September 1, 2015. Winners will be announced via our website, social media websites, and by direct contact to the winners' email accounts. In order for your entry to be submitted and reviewed by our judges, all entries must be:
Submitted directly to: KeyResults@gmail.com
Submitted in their original source file and
Submitted as a high resolution .pdf with 300 dpi or higher
Provide full contact information in each email submission,
Include a brief description about it (100 words max) in each email.
ONE LOGO SUBMISSION PER EMAIL
Limit five (5) designs per person
Professional: This logo will be featured on our event website, our social media platforms and other mediums (stationary, pamphlets, t-shirts etc). As a result, while we want the logo to be eye-catching, it must still be legible.
Theme: The logo should be recognizable, have broad appeal, and help promote the unique "Texas Challenge" contest, the broader "Geocaching Festival" of events over four days ( March 11-13, 2016 ), and this years Brenham, Texas location. The design should be universal in theme, but Texas specific.
Color: There are no limitations and any colors may be used. However, logo must look good in color (if any) or black and white.
Integrity: Logos cannot contain copyrighted material. Logos must have been created and edited by the contestant(s). Logos may not include images or licensed images that have been previously published. Must be easily reproducible and scalable for large and small formatting.
Contest Details Winner(s) will be selected by a select panel of TXGA committee members. Contestants agree that TXGA and its agents may publish their logo and name(s) and may use both for advertising campaigns and/or marketing materials in the future. Contestants assign all ownership rights, including all intellectual property rights to the logo and artwork, to TXGA. Additionally, TXGA may alter, modify or revise the logo artwork as it sees necessary to achieve the goals of the TXGA. TXGA reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
Prize Contest winner will receive the official event geocoin and pathtag, official event t-shirt, a one year geocaching.com premium membership subscription, and a one year Texas Geocaching Association membership (along with bragging rights!). Approx value $150.00
The Texas Geocaching Association is looking for your dedication
TXGA is currently without members for 3 (soon to be 4) very important roles on their Board. TXGA seeking a geocacher/s who are driven and willing to enthusiastically help promote our hobby and sport through the state of Texas and beyond!
The Technology Director is a detailed position that would be responsible for TXGA's website and Online presence. Our Finance & Compliance Director will soon be leaving us as well. As the title implies this position would be responsible for TXGA's finance and Compliance related issues.
South and Central Texas regions are currently not represented. The South region is pretty much everything south of San Antonio, and the Central region is Austin and surrounding areas. TXGA would love to have a local geocacher to represent these areas to help promote geocaching and TXGA in their respective areas.
If you or someone you know feels like they could help make their local or statewide geocaching community just a little bit better please contact TXGA by visiting their website.
Texas Geocaching Association TXGA Contact form
Please feel free to read through TXGA's Bylaws for more information on the positions.