Hey Food Truck Fans: We Need a Logo!

Winning Designer Receives 70 Free Lunches from DMV Food Truck Association!

Feb. 26, 2014 – The DMV Food Truck Association today launched a contest to design the association’s new logo.

The winning designer receives free lunch from every member of the DMV Food Truck Association – 70 free lunches in all! Submissions must be received by 11:59 pm EST Friday, March 7, 2014 for consideration. Send your logo to Che Ruddell-Tabisola, DMV Food Truck Association Executive Director, at che@bbqbusdc.com.

 

Submission Guidelines

The purpose of the contest is to create a new logo for the DMV Food Truck Association to be used online, in print and on a variety of merchandise. The winning logo will:

Visually convey the innovativeness and excitement that the food truck industry is known for.

Reflect a balanced emphasis on both mobility and cuisine.

Logo entries should be creative and do not necessarily have to include a food truck image.

Designers should be mindful that the DMV Food Truck Association is a regional organization that represents food trucks in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, and images should not visually focus on just one area or on one area more than another.

 

Other Guidelines

Entries must be submitted as a scalable vector graphic in EPS format and also as a JPG.

Entries must include the name, age, address, phone number and email address of the designer.

The logo should translate well into both color and black and white as well as into different sizes.

Only original logos may be entered and designers should take care to ensure that their entries are in no ways similar to existing logos or other copyrighted images.

Each designer may submit a maximum of three entries.

 

COMPLETE CONTEST RULES

The purpose of the contest is to create a new logo for the DMV Food Truck Association to be used online, in print and on a variety of merchandise. The winning designer receives free lunch from each of the 70 members of the DMV Food Truck Association.

1. Eligibility: The contest is open to both individuals as well as to companies, educational institutions, organizations, and other entities.  Individual entrants must be legal residents of the United States and its territories and possessions who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry.

2. Contest Period: Contest begins Feb. 26 and concludes at 11:59 pm EST March 7, 2014.  All entries must be received via e-mail to che@bbqbusdc.com by 11:59 pm EST March 7, 2014.

3. Judging and Selection of Winner: All entry designs will be screened and those that comply with the Complete Contest Rules and have met the guidelines and specifications set forth herein will be judged by a volunteer committee of the DMV Food Truck Association. Judging and selection of the winner are in the sole discretion of the DMV Food Truck Association and its members. The winner will be notified by telephone, email or mail after the judging and selection of the winner has been completed. In the event that no entry is selected, the DMV Food Truck Association reserves the right to declare no winner and to run the contest again at a later date.

4. Prize: The winning designer will receive vouchers redeemable for one free meal from each of the member food trucks of the DMV Food Truck Association at the time the winner is selected. The DMV Food Truck Association makes no warranty or guarantee that any current member food truck will be a member at the time the winner is selected and the prize is awarded.

5. Other Guidelines: The DMV Food Truck Association reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any contest entries for any reason, including but not limited to noncompliance with these Complete Contest Rules, containing offensive or inappropriate content, not being an original work, or being entered multiple times.  Entries must conform to the following style guidelines:

Entries must be submitted as a scalable vector graphic in EPS format and also as a JPG. Entries must include the name, age, address, phone number and email address of the designer.

The logo should translate well into both color and black and white as well as into different sizes so that it can be used for purposes as small as a Facebook profile pictures to larger formats such as signs and banners.

Only original logos may be entered and designers should take care to ensure that their entries are in no ways similar to existing logos or other copyrighted images.

Each designer may submit a maximum of three entries.

In consideration for the prize received, the winner agrees to transfer all applicable intellectual property considerations to the DMV Food Truck Association.  By submitting an entry, each entrant thereby grants the DMV Food Truck Association irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted work or other information in any and all media for any purpose.

By submitting an entry, entrants thereby represent and warrant that the submitted work or information is an original work and does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and the entrants the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to the contest sponsors herein, including but not limited to, all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.

By submitting an entry, each entrant, its, his, her or their heirs, successors and assigns (“entrant”) thereby releases, forever discharges and covenants not to make a claim against the DMV Food Truck Association, its members, subsidiaries and affiliates, licensees, employees, officers, representatives, of and from all manner of action or actions, cause or causes of action, at law or in equity, suits, claims, demands, liability, loss, cost or expense, of any nature whatsoever, known or unknown, fixed or contingent, which entrant may have or hereafter have against the contest by reason of any injuries or damages entrant may sustain, whether to entrant’s person, property, reputation, or otherwise, as a result of, incident to, or related in any way to the entry, the contest, or the use, incorporation or exploitation of the entry for any purpose described herein.

Entrant waives and foregos the right to seek injunctive relief against anyone relating in any way to the entry, the contest, or the use, incorporation, or exploitation of the materials for any purpose described herein. Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the contest from and against any liabilities, losses, claims, demands, costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and expenses arising in connection with any breach or alleged breach by me of any representation made in the entry or by virtue of submitting the entry.

Participation constitutes the entrant’s agreement to and acceptance of these Complete Contest Rules.

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