Senior T-shirt Design Contest


TU Alumni Association Senior T-shirt Design Contest

Towson University Seniors: Here is your chance to design the TU Alumni Association’s Senior T-shirts! Create an original design for the Alumni Association’s Senior T-shirts, and you could be our winner! These t-shirts will be handed out to seniors throughout the academic year at athletic and senior events. The t-shirt contest winner will receive a Alumni Homecoming Tailgate Package for 2017 and an  Roku 2 Streaming Media Player.

Design Requirements: The final design will be screen printed on the front of a black short-sleeved t-shirt. The back of the t-shirt will read “Tiger Forever”. All designs must be intended for the front of the t-shirt.
  • Include the year “2016-2017” or "'16/17"
  • Make a reference to Towson in the design such as: TU, Towson University, Towson Tigers, etc.
  • Include artwork appropriate for use on a black t-shirt.
  • Use the colors white and Towson Gold. The black shirt may be incorporated into the design. (Only artwork using the colors white and gold will be considered.)
Contest Guidelines:
  • Please refer to the Towson University Creative Services Brand Standards page on the website for more information on Towson Gold and proper uses of Towson logos and typography.
  • Designs must be your own original, unpublished work and cannot include third-party logos or copyrighted material.
  • Inappropriate, vulgar or other offensive images/text will not be allowed.
Eligibility: Towson University seniors expected to graduate in December 2016 or May 2017 are welcome to participate. Applicants must be currently registered for fall classes. Only one submission per student.

Ownership/Use Rights: Submissions are final. Any submission received for the contest shall be deemed property of Towson University. By submitting an entry, you are acknowledging that the Towson University Alumni Association has the right to adjust or alter your design to fit the t-shirt, if selected. You also acknowledge that Towson University has the right to use your design at will for any purpose it deems suitable. Aside from contest prizes, you will not be compensated for use.

How to Enter: Email your artwork to by September 30, 2016. Include in the subject line “Alumni Association Senior T-shirt Contest.” Include your name, expected graduation month and year, mailing address, phone number and email address.

Only digital entries will be permitted. High-resolution images in .eps files are preferred. VECTOR art entries in the .pdf format will also be accepted.

Judging: Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity and effectiveness in capturing the spirit of Towson University. The Alumni Association Board will judge the entries and determine the winner of the contest based on guidelines. Entries that fail to comply with the official contest guidelines will be disqualified. The winner will be notified on October 28th, with the official Alumni Association’s Senior T-shirt unveiled at the final home football game.

How to Get Your TU Alumni Association Senior T-shirt: Seniors will be invited via email to pick up the shirts prior to the final home football game. The first 100 seniors to visit the Alumni Association tent will receive a t-shirt.

The Alumni Association will distribute an additional 100 shirts prior to the final home men’s lacrosse game. Alumni Association Senior T-Shirts may also be available at other senior events throughout the year.