The Design Loop

Bayho’s Art/Design Contest (contests begin at the first of the month)

Posted on: July 30, 2012

Procedure for participants:
1. Create an original design (Read Rules + Guidelines)
2. Send the final design/art to
3. Participate in the voting process (We will notify you by email when and how to do this.)
4. If you win, we will contact you immediately.

Rules + Guidelines:
1. We are looking for a simple symbol, picture, or logo design.
2. Though this is very broad, there is no specific theme or concept – your art/design concept can be anything!
3. The art/design you submit must be your original work. From concept to execution.
4. Create your design knowing that it will be printed on t-shirts and hats.
5. No work that is only type.
6. In your email, please write “I accept the legal terms and condition”.
7. Please also include in your email a Title and short PARAGRAPH to explain the meaning and intent of your design.

Format of Submitted Piece:
1. Format: Adobe Acrobat Document (*.pdf) (recommended), Adobe Illustrator Artwork (*.ai) (recommended), Adobe Photoshop Image (*.psd) (recommended), JPEG Image (*.jpg, *.jpeg)
2. Resolution: 300 dpi and up. Submit the proper resolution best fit for your piece. However, we may have to reduce the resolution for the printer.
3. Because it will be printed, submit work in RGB mode.
4. Images no larger than 12 in x 12 in (or 305 mm x 305 mm)

Prize for Winner:
One winner will receive shirts and hats with their printed designs. There is also a $100 USD cash prize by paypal.

All submitted pieces will be posted and displayed on under Dawn Bland’s Bayho account.

All contest begins on the 1st of every month.
Voting will begin on the 16th of every month.
Winner announcement will be after 9 AM PST at the end of every month.
If the 1st, 16th or the end of that month is a holiday. The starting or voting or winner announcement date will fall on the following business day.

Bayho, Inc. Design Submission Legal Terms & Conditions

Please reply in email by agreeing below and in consideration of Bayho, Inc. evaluating your Design (hereinafter the “Design”) for its possible use on clothing, wall graphics and hat (the “Items”), you agree to the following terms and conditions (“Design Submission Terms and Conditions”):

If your Design is selected for use by Bayho, Inc., you acknowledge that you assign to Bayho, Inc. the entire right, title, and interest in and to the copyright in your Design including the right to sue for past infringement and the right to further sublicense the Design, for its sole and exclusive use on and in connection with the Items. You also acknowledge that you waive all “moral” rights that you may have in and to your Design.

If your Design is selected, Bayho, Inc. may use your Design in any manner on or in connection with the Items, including but not limited to: reproducing the Design on the Items, selling Items bearing the Design, changing or reworking the Design by making color or size changes, making derivative works of the Design, using the Design on the Bayho, Inc. website and on promotional material for Bayho, Inc., and registering the Design with the US Copyright Office in the name of Bayho, Inc. as the Claimant, and you as the Author. You agree to provide Bayho, Inc. with minimal information as may be required in order to register the copyright in the Design if Bayho, Inc. so requests, at no cost.

You may use or continue to use the Design for any other purposes, except those described below.

If your Design is selected, you may not use the Design (or derivatives of the Design) or allow others to use the Design (or derivatives of the Design) on any Items, as described above. In addition, by submitting your Design, you may not reproduce, sell, or submit the Design to others for any commercial purpose for ninety (90) days after the date of submission while the Design is being evaluated by Bayho, Inc. Once the ninety (90) days have passed, if your Design is not chosen for print by Bayho, Inc., you are free to use the Design for any commercial or non-commercial purpose. However if your Design is used elsewhere, you must notify Bayho, Inc. by email about where and when the Design will be used, so that it can be removed from the Bayho, Inc. website at that time. In addition, if the Design is used or reproduced for commercial purposes elsewhere, you cannot use the Bayho, Inc. blog or forum to promote the Design or the company using the Design. You further agree not to use the Bayho, Inc. blogs and forum to promote the products and services of any company that operates in competition with Bayho, Inc. Bayho, Inc. reserves the right to choose your design after the (90) days have passed, on the condition that the design has not been used for commercial purposes on any Items, as described above.

You acknowledge that the Design you are assigning to Bayho, Inc. is your own original work, has not been previously published, and does not contain any trademarks, logos, copyrighted material, or any other intellectual property belonging to any third party, or any material, which Bayho, Inc. in its sole discretion, deems to be profane or offensive.

You acknowledge that Bayho, Inc. reserves the right to decline to select a Design for consideration for any reason, which are subject to change at any time.

If your Design is selected for use by Bayho, Inc., you will receive: $100 USD cash. Additionally, you will receive $150 cash each time your Design is reprinted. Bayho, Inc. reserves the right to change these payment terms at any time, by posting them on the Bayho, Inc. website, and changes will be effective upon posting. Payment will be based on the terms in effect when your Design is selected. You alone will be responsible for the payment of any tax that arises as a result of receiving payment from Bayho, Inc. Payment will be sent within ninety (90) days after Bayho, Inc. receives hi-resolution artwork deemed suitable for print. If the hi-resolution artwork is not deemed suitable for print as determined by Bayho, Inc., Bayho, Inc. will notify you of the reason(s) for its determination by email and will make a good-faith effort to assist you in presenting a suitable hi-resolution format.

Participants, who in the opinion of Bayho, Inc., do not comply with these Design Submission Legal Terms and Conditions, or for any other reason at Bayho, Inc.’s sole discretion, can at any time be excluded from consideration without notice.

The decisions of Bayho, Inc. are final and binding.


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