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Sugar Bowl X Coal Beanie Design Contest

Attention:
Designers, Artists & Illustrators

Sugar Bowl’s Head Designer Beanie Design Contest is underway! Create the best design for Sugar Bowl’s 2021/22 season passholder beanie and win a free Sugar Bowl season pass or $500 cash, plus a $100 Coal Headwear shopping spree! Your winning design must first impress a panel of expert judges. If it’s among their top selections, a public vote determines who wins the title of Head Designer and the awesome prizes that come with it. Submit your design by June 11, 2021, for your chance to win!


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Head Designer: Beanie Design Contest

Contest Rules

Before entering this Contest, please read all the details & rules below.
Sugar Bowl Resort wants you to design the next Passholder Beanie by Coal Headwear. We want to tap into our snow community's creativity to come up with fun, unique and inspiring designs for the complimentary beanies we give to season passholders.  Please read below for more details regarding the beanie design, contest rules & submission requirements.

Contest Official Rules
The object of this Contest is to design a beanie for Sugar Bowl Resort to print in collaboration with Coal Headwear.  Sugar Bowl, known for its uncrowded slopes and the most snow in Tahoe, has a loyal following of season passholders.  Each season a custom beanie is produced by Coal Headwear and passholders are given the opportunity to receive a complimentary beanie while in-resort as a reward their commitment to our proudly independent resort.

Eligibility

  • The Contest is open to US Residents only, ages 13+.
  • No purchase is required.  Contestants do not have to be a season passholder to participate.
  • The Contest is open only to individuals. The Contest is not open to companies, organizations, etc. or to groups associated with such institutions.
  • Contestants are permitted to work in groups; however, only one (1) prize will be awarded regardless of group size.
  • By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sugar Bowl, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
  • The Contest is void where restricted or prohibited by law.

How to Enter
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE THE DESIGNERS ORIGINAL WORK.  PLAGIARISM IS NOT TOLERATED.

  • The Contest begins on April 5, 2021. Submissions will be accepted through June 11, 2021. Winners will be announced via our website, social media websites, and by direct contact to the winners' email accounts. All entries must be submitted by uploading your design at sugarbowl.com/beanie.
    • Submission may be a hand drawing, painting or digital art.  If selected as a finalist, Sugar Bowl will vector trace artwork to digitize the piece.
    • Entries must be submitted, using the official design templates (Profile & Flat Unsewn View), as a high-res PDF or JPG. 
  • The submission must include the full name of the person who designed the beanie, age, phone number, and email address for a complete entry along with artwork uploaded.
  • You may submit as many entries as you would like.  If simply submitting color variations, please upload all variations as one entry.
  • Entries must conform to the Submission Guidelines set out below. Entries that fail to do so will be rejected.
  • The deadline for entries is 11:59pm, PST on June 11, 2021.
  • We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within one week of receipt; however, based on volume, this may take longer.
  • There is no fee to enter the Contest.




Contest Rules
Head Designer: Beanie Design Contest

Contest Rules

Before entering this Contest, please read all the details & rules below.
Sugar Bowl Resort wants you to design the next Passholder Beanie by Coal Headwear. We want to tap into our snow community's creativity to come up with fun, unique and inspiring designs for the complimentary beanies we give to season passholders.  Please read below for more details regarding the beanie design, contest rules & submission requirements.

Contest Official Rules
The object of this Contest is to design a beanie for Sugar Bowl Resort to print in collaboration with Coal Headwear.  Sugar Bowl, known for its uncrowded slopes and the most snow in Tahoe, has a loyal following of season passholders.  Each season a custom beanie is produced by Coal Headwear and passholders are given the opportunity to receive a complimentary beanie while in-resort as a reward their commitment to our proudly independent resort.

Eligibility

  • The Contest is open to US Residents only, ages 13+.
  • No purchase is required.  Contestants do not have to be a season passholder to participate.
  • The Contest is open only to individuals. The Contest is not open to companies, organizations, etc. or to groups associated with such institutions.
  • Contestants are permitted to work in groups; however, only one (1) prize will be awarded regardless of group size.
  • By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sugar Bowl, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
  • The Contest is void where restricted or prohibited by law.

How to Enter
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE THE DESIGNERS ORIGINAL WORK.  PLAGIARISM IS NOT TOLERATED.

  • The Contest begins on April 5, 2021. Submissions will be accepted through June 11, 2021. Winners will be announced via our website, social media websites, and by direct contact to the winners' email accounts. All entries must be submitted by uploading your design at sugarbowl.com/beanie.
    • Submission may be a hand drawing, painting or digital art.  If selected as a finalist, Sugar Bowl will vector trace artwork to digitize the piece.
    • Entries must be submitted, using the official design templates (Profile & Flat Unsewn View), as a high-res PDF or JPG. 
  • The submission must include the full name of the person who designed the beanie, age, phone number, and email address for a complete entry along with artwork uploaded.
  • You may submit as many entries as you would like.  If simply submitting color variations, please upload all variations as one entry.
  • Entries must conform to the Submission Guidelines set out below. Entries that fail to do so will be rejected.
  • The deadline for entries is 11:59pm, PST on June 11, 2021.
  • We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within one week of receipt; however, based on volume, this may take longer.
  • There is no fee to enter the Contest.




Submission Details
Passholder Beanie Design Contest

Submission Details

Submission Guidelines

  • The purpose of the Contest is to design a beanie for Sugar Bowl Resort. The beanie must be appropriate for a resort business setting.  Distasteful or vulgar imagery will be automatically rejected.
  • The beanie design should represent Sugar Bowl, a northern California resort located on Donner Summit and known for the most snow in the region.
  • Submission may be a hand drawing, painting or digital art.  If selected as a finalist, Sugar Bowl will vector trace artwork to digitize the piece. Entires must be submitted using the templates provided in the Creative Assets section with both the Profile View and the Flat Unsewn View.
  • We recommend your design does not include complex or small details, as they will not translate well to a knit. It's best to consider the beanie design as a pixel-art canvas. 
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  • Must Have Elements: The beanie must have a patch that must include the traditional Sugar Bowl logo, season (2021-2022) and "Proudly Independent".  The example patch is embossed leather; however, your design can differ in size and shape so long as it fits on the cuff.  If the patch design is multi-colored, it will have to be printed as a woven patch instead of embossed leather.
  • Colors: Design may contain a maximum of 7 yarn colors (Pantones should be recommended with entry).  Pom on beanie can have up to 4 colors which must be included in the body design as well.  Cuff can contain design elements or may be designed as single-color. You may use any colors you would like however we have providedthe Sugar Bowl color palette in the Creative Assets section for your reference.
  • You may upload as many entries as you would like.  If simply submitting color variations, please upload all variations as one entry.
  • To recap, each entry must consist of two (2) files: the Beanie Profile Template and the Flat Unsewn View Template in PDF or JPG. (Download Template).  If selected as a finalist, Sugar Bowl will contact you to retrieve the source file.  Minimum file size is 2550px x 330px @ 300 dpi. The final winning design may be altered, at Sugar Bowl's discretion, for print/weave quality and legibility.


Judging
Sugar Bowl X Coal Beanie Design Contest

Judging

Judging and Selection of Winner

Following submission, all entries will be reviewed and voted on by our expert panel of judges to narrow down the the best 6-10 designs. Judges include:

Judging Criteria & Details:

  • Round 1: All submissions will be judged by the expert panel to select the top 6-10 finalists. Entries will be judged on their visual appeal, adherence to the concept prompting the Contest, quality of design, and ease of reproduction for the purposes stated above.
  • Round 2: The submissions selected as finalists will be placed online at sugarbowl.com/beanie  for public review and voting.  The public voting period will take place from June 24 at noon (PST) until noon on June 28 at noon. Sugar Bowl reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who interferes with or manipulates the voting process.
  • Sugar Bowl reserves the right not to select a winner if, at its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.
  • Sugar Bowl reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant or Entry at its sole discretion. No correspondence shall be required for disqualifications.
  • The winner will be required to sign an agreement assigning all ownership of the design to Sugar Bowl Resort.
  • The winner will be notified via email and announced on Sugar Bowl's Facebook & Instagram accounts on July 1, 2021.


Prizes
Design and Win Competition

Prizes

Subject to the legal requirements outlined above, the winning design will be announced in July 1, 2021. Prizes are non-transferable, non-extendable, and non-exchangeable. The winning contestant will receive:

  • Choice of an Unrestricted Sugar Bowl Season Pass for the 2021/22 Season ($864 retail) or $500 cash.
  • $100 Coal Headwear Shopping Spree
  • Exclusive First Run of Beanie
  • 10 additional beanies to share with family and friends
  • Your design featured on Sugar Bowl and Coal digital outlets including blog posts, social media, websites and more.

(1) Runner-Up & (1) Honorable Mention will receive:

  • Beanie with Winning Design
  • Two (2) Sugar Bowl Lift Tickets for the 2021/22 season
  • Sugar Bowl New Era Hat & Arcade Belt

If the winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, the prize will be awarded to the minor’s parent or legal guardian and the parent or legal guardian will be required to complete, sign and return any Releases required by Sugar Bowl within the same 15-day time period as stated above. At Sugar Bowl’s sole discretion, winner(s) may be required to produce picture or some other form of proper identification to claim a prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to timely claim the prize, or fails to timely execute and return any required Releases, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then Sugar Bowl may choose, in its sole discretion, to disqualify such potential winner. Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.



FAQ's
Head Designer: Beanie Design Contest

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enter?

Download the creative assets including templates to get started. Once your design is complete, upload your submission on or before June 11, 2021.

What program do I have to use to make it?

Submission may be a hand drawing, painting or digital art.  If selected as a finalist, Sugar Bowl will vector trace artwork to digitize the piece.

Are you going to provide the template / logos for us to use?

Yes, entries must be submitted using the templates provided in the Creative Assets section with both the Profile View and the Flat Unsewn View. All items needed are available for download from the Creative Assets section. Submission guidelines are also available in the tab above.

Can I use a different style beanie for the design?

No sorry, the custom beanie will be a pom beanie with cuff. Entries must be submitted using the templates provided in the Creative Assets section with both the Profile View and the Flat Unsewn View.

Can I submit more than one entry?

Yes, you can submit as many as you want! If simply submitting color variations, please upload all variations as one entry.

Can I buy my design even if I did not win?

No, sorry. Only the winning beanie will be submitted for production.

Do we have to follow you on social media in order to win?
No need to follow us unless you want to. Winners will be announced vai email and our websitealong with posted on social media. The public judging portion will be hosted on www.sugarbowl.com/beanie

What do we win if my beanie is chosen?

  • Bragging rights, since your beanie will be produced as the EXCLUSIVE passholder beanie for the 2021/22 season.
  • Choice of an Unrestricted Sugar Bowl Season Pass for the 2021/22 Season ($864 retail) or $500 cash.
  • $100 Coal Headwear Shopping Spree.
  • Exclusive First Run of Beanie.
  • 10 additional beanies to share with family and friends.
  • Your design featured on Sugar Bowl and Coal digital outlets including blog posts, social media, websites and more.

Additional Questions? Shoot us a email at info@sugarbowl.com

 

 

Creative Assets
Sugar Bowl and Coal Beanie Design Contest

Creative Assets

Download the assets to use when creating your masterpiece. Some are essential such as the templates and logo, while others are available to use as your wish.

  • Design Templates - Illustrator, PDF and JPG files available.
  • Logos
  • Examples
  • Color Palette - You do not have to use our color palette, but it's available for reference if desired.


Submit Your Design
Creative Art Competition for Sugar Bowl

Submit Your Design

Terms & Conditions
Beanie Contest Rules for Sugar Bowl Head Designer

Terms & Conditions

Intellectual Property

  1. All Entrants affirm their submissions are their own original work, have not been copied from others or from previous designs, including their own, and do not violate the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity.
  2. For the purpose of your Submission and solely in connection with this Contest, Sugar Bowl grants a limited, non-transferable, non-sub licensable, non-exclusive and royalty-free license to use the Sugar Bowl trademark, mark and logo (“Marks”).  All uses of Sugar Bowl Marks, and all goodwill associated therewith, shall inure solely to the benefit of Sugar Bowl, and shall retain all right, title and interest in and to its Marks. The license granted hereunder shall expire at the conclusion of this Contest. 
  3. All entries will become the sole property of Sugar Bowl Resort and may be used for any Sugar Bowl Resort purposes when promoting the Beanie Design Contest or the Passholder Beanie, including, but not limited to, display on websites, social media, press releases, photography, billboards, and other materials.
  4. Sugar Bowl Resort shall have the right to adapt, edit, modify, or otherwise use the winning submission in part or in its entirety in whatever manner it deems appropriate.
  5. Sugar Bowl Resort reserves the right to choose not to use the winning entry as described in these contest guidelines.
  6. Sugar Bowl Resort reserves the right to use any other entry for promotional or business purposes in the future.

Disclaimer

  1. Sugar Bowl Resort is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or otherwise unusable entries, including entries that are lost or unusable due to computer, internet, or electronic problems.
  2. Sugar Bowl Resort reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest and award the prize by alternate means if fraud or technical failure is determined at any time, including after the submission window has closed.
  3. Sugar Bowl Resort is not liable, for the purpose of winner and prize notification and delivery, in the event the contest winner has provided incorrect, outdated, or otherwise invalid contact information.
  4. This contest is not sponsored by Facebook, Instagram or any other social platform.
  5. IMPORTANT. GENERAL RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY. By entering the Contest, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Sugar Bowl, Instagram, Inc., Facebook, Inc., are not responsible for any costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with: (i) incomplete, lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for failure to receive entries due to any cause, including without limitation human, transmission, or technical problems, failures, or malfunctions of any kind, whether originating with sender, with a sponsor, or otherwise, that may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest; (ii) any injury or damage resulting from participation in the Contest and/or the use of any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, or any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages related to or based on the entrant’s rights of publicity or privacy, or the entrant’s claim that he or she has somehow been defamed or portrayed in a false light.

GOVERNING LAW. ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY DESIGN SUBMISSION OR OTHER MATERIAL SUBMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS. THE INVALIDITY OR UNENFORCEABILITY OF ANY PROVISION OF THESE RULES SHALL NOT AFFECT THE VALIDITY OR ENFORCEABILITY OF ANY OTHER PROVISION. IN THE EVENT THAT ANY PROVISION IS DETERMINED TO BE INVALID OR OTHERWISE UNENFORCEABLE OR ILLEGAL, THESE RULES SHALL OTHERWISE REMAIN IN EFFECT AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR TERMS AS IF THE INVALID OR ILLEGAL PROVISION WERE NOT CONTAINED HEREIN.  THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.