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Join GSS Postgraduate T-shirt Competition

Dear Fellow Postgrads,

Do you feel boring in modules and research?

Do you want to pick up your old design talent for the campus?

Do you want to make more than 1000 postgrads around wear the same T-shirt as you design?

GSS, as one of the leading student societies in NUS, would like to invite you to join in this attractive and rewardable T-shirt contest. If you still have exams to carry on, you can still register and submit your design after the exams.


How to join?
1. Click HERE to register:
2. Get the template HERE for designing (only white background)
We will email you a template for designing if you cannot download from the above link.
3. Upload your work (If your editing file is too large, jpg format is also acceptable for selection) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30 May, 2012.
If you have other inquiries, please feel free to contact us by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Important dates
The contest begins on May 20, 2012. The deadline is May 30, 2012 and the prize winners will be announced before Jun 20, 2012.

Who is eligible to compete?
At the time of entry you must be a postgraduate student in NUS.

General Requirements
All images must be submitted according to the guidelines. We suggest a high quality JPG or PNG file that is 200 dpi and above. It is preferred to design on our template and have one color in the design. GSS elements (logo, words...) is required in the design. Design should be related to the NUS campus or postgrads.

Can a participant send more than one entry?
Yes, one may send up to three (3) different designs.

What criteria will be used for judging?
All images will be reviewed to ensure that they meet all contest requirements. The winners will then be chosen based on the following weighted criteria:
Theme (60%): GSS elements (logo, words...) is required in the design. It is better related to the campus or postgrads. Suitability of style (40%)

Gold Prize: Digital Camera (1)
Second Prize: MP3 Player   (2)
Third Prize: Thumb Drive   (5)

1) All entrants must be NUS postgrads at the time of entry.
2) Entries can only contain graphics that the entrants have rights to use eg. (public domain, original work, permission granted, rights granted).
3) Entries cannot have violent content or a theme of violence.
4) Entries cannot have any branding for organizations or companies other than the entrant.
5) Entries must be Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator compatible files without the requirement for any additional installations.
6) As a condition of contest entry for all finalists, their respective content, image files and all associated intellectual property rights of their entry will be assigned to GSS for exclusive commercial use.
7) Winner Selection: A group of three finalists will be chosen by the Selection Committee that will be comprised of a group of T-shirt Design experts. Finalist selection will be based on the scoring criteria as set forth in the Scoring Criteria section.
8) Prize winners will give to copy right to GSS and GSS has the rights to modify the work of the winners.
9) If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of GSS that corrupts, impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, GSS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest and/or prizes. GSS reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with or in any way corrupts the entry process. GSS may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in GSS's sole discretion, they determine that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or GSS's representatives.

Thank you.

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