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Calling all international students to the t-shirt design contest!

Ready, Set, Design!

Announcing Golden Hills International’s First Ever T-Shirt Design Contest

The contest will run from May 9, 2017 through to May 31, 2017. The winner will be announced June 7, 2017.

We are excited to see what you, the pulse of Golden Hills International, will create to showcase who we are. While there is no tagline or phrase that needs to be included as part of the design, we encourage entries to portray a theme of international education and international students in. For complete contest details and rules, please see below.


All entrants must submit designs that adhere to the following:

  • No copyrighted images may be used. If photos or original artwork is involved, GHI will need written permission by the image owner to reproduce the design for the purposes of resale.
  • The winning design will become the sole property of GHI to be used in all media in perpetuity, at GHI’s discretion.
  • Designs should be submitted at high resolution (300 DPI for a 10’’x10’’ space on the T-shirt front) as PDF, AI or EPS (Adobe Illustrator), DOC, PPT, PUB, JPG, OR PNG.
  • Artwork is being accepted for the front of the T-shirt only.
  • Please specify if designs are to be placed on a white or color shirt. Color options include, black, royal blue, purple or red. Please make sure your design complements your choice of shirt color. Minor adjustments may be made to designs in order to accommodate design guidelines for printing on a dark shirt.
  • Submissions may be e-mailed to or a usb can be brought in to the International Office or sent through the internal mail to the Attention of Trish Popel.
  • Your design will be judged on creativity, relevancy to the theme (as mentioned above) and its effectiveness in drawing interest to GHI. Designs will be judged by a panel of GHI staff. During the selection process designer names will not be revealed with their submissions.
  • No one person may submit more than two designs to the contest.
  • If you wish to submit a drawing instead of a digital image, interpretation of the design into a digital image will be at the discretion of Marketing and Communications.

All inquiries regarding the contest can be directed to


The Fine Print

The selection of the contest winner is the sole decision of the selected panel of GHI staff. Each entrant consents to allowing GHI to publicize his or her name in marketing materials as part of participant recognition. Winning designs become the sole property of GHI, and GHI reserves the exclusive right to sell apparel featuring designs royalty-free. You agree that your submission may be posted on GHI’s website and that GHI reserves the right to reject any outside usage if that usage is deemed to pose a material or reputational harm to GHI. By entering submissions, entrants certify that their design does not violate copyright, trademark or other rights held by third-parties.


In addition to bragging rights, the grand prize winner will receive:

  • One (1) (100 Visa Gift Card
  • One (1) t-shirt featuring the winning design
  • Special recognition in Golden Hills International marketing materials

One runner up will receive:

  • One (1) t-shirt featuring the winning design
  • Special recognition in Golden Hills International marketing materials