Darlington city leaders look to community for logo design

Source: City of Darlington news release
Source: City of Darlington news release

DARLINGTON, SC (WMBF) - City leaders are asking the community to get creative for the upcoming Darlington 5000 race.

A contest to create a logo for the 10th anniversary Darlington 5000 Race is open now through Friday, May 9. Entries must be received by 5 p.m.

The following was submitted from city leaders, indicating contest design rules and information:

Criteria: Design the 10th anniversary T-shirt for the Darlington 5000 race. Elements that must be included are the Williamson Park logo; the words "Darlington 5000"; the date of the event, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014; the words "Benefiting Williamson Park" or "To Benefit Williamson Park"; and the number "10" or "10th." Note: Design will be printed on white T-shirts.

Prize: Winner's artwork will adorn all race T-shirts and be used in promotional materials. A link to the artist's website and photo of the winner with his artwork will appear online and be distributed to media outlets.

Announcement: The winning artwork will be chosen during the May 13 meeting of the Williamson Park committee. The artist will be contacted by Friday, May 16, and will be included in press releases.

Entry: Artists may deliver work to the Planning Department at the City Administration Building, 410 Pearl St., or they may email digital files to darlingtonplanner@gmail.com. Vector digital images are preferred for graphic design entries. Image files should be saved at 300 dpi. All entries should be accompanied by an Entry Form. Without a signed form, your entry will not be processed.

Mail to: Williamson Park Committee, Planning Department, PO Box 57, Darlington, SC 29540

There is no cost to enter.