Big Ass Logo Contest:

Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland

OVERVIEW:
Time for some spring cleaning! We need a new logo for a new season of SLAP. We are wishing Tina well on her next journey and as a farewell kick in the ass, we wanna leave our mark on that super hero woman’s fine booty! This is where all of you talented SLAP fans come into play. Send in your logo design/s and come to our show on JUNE 8th to find out if you won! What do you win? Not only will you receive social media accolades and limited release merch with YOUR logo on it, but you will also receive 2 free tickets to our next show on August 18th where we will unveil YOUR LOGO TATTOOED ON TINA MACHINA’S ASS. The generous folks at Broken Crow Tattoo have donated some precious time to make this dream a reality. SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN BY FRIDAY MAY 31st, 2019 at 5:00PM.

BACKGROUND:

Superhero Lady Armwrestlers of Portland (SLAP) is the Portland chapter of the Collective of Lady Arm Wrestlers, a national organization that raises money for local charities through badass, theatrical, arm wrestling shows. As Tina Machina is stepping down as host, a new era must begin. What better way to commemorate SLAP’s past and break way for a new era than to redesign the SLAP logo?! The logo should be modern, stylized, able to translate to black and white, and most importantly speak to SLAP’s core.

What’s at SLAP’s core?

  • Female empowerment
  • Community involvement
  • Giving back when help is needed
  • Comradery
  • Strength and health
  • Showmanship
  • Inclusiveness
  • Safe space
  • Consent
  • Conscious
  • Social awareness
  • PORTLAND, MAINE

Note: SLAP will assume the rights to use and reproduction for the winning design, with credit to the artist.

All questions should be directed to Diamond Duryea, through email at info@slapmaine.org.

PROJECT BENEFITS:

All semi-finalists will have their designs revealed at the June 8th show with credit given to each artist. The artist of the winning design will receive credit on the SLAP website, Facebook page, and Instagram. They will also receive limited edition merchandise featuring their design and two tickets to the August 17th show where the logo will be revealed to the public. Lastly, their winning design will be tattooed on Tina Machina’s beautiful bum.

SELECTION PROCESS:

The SLAP selection committee will jury submissions for the first round of this project. The committee will review the designs to determine which will move on to the second round of evaluation. Designs selected for the second round will be revealed on stage in the June 8th show where the audience will be given the final vote.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Designs are reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Artistic strength as shown through vision, originality, and understanding of general design elements (40 points).
  • Ability to translate artistic concepts into work that will activate or enhance SLAP’s website, social media platforms, merchandise, and printed promotional material (30 points).
  • Ability to design work that is relevant to the context of SLAP’s core values (30 points).

ELIGIBILITY:

All artists may apply for consideration to this project however, Maine residents are preferred. The project is open to all artists age 21 and over, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, military status, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities.  Artist teams are eligible to apply, including teams of artists from multiple disciplines.

DEADLINE:

Friday, May 31st, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.is the deadline for submission of designs. Designs received after this date may be excluded from consideration.

MATERIALS REQUIRED IN SUBMISSION:

Artists may submit multiple designs. Each design should be its own file. Accepted formats include JPEG, PNG, and PDF. Each design should not exceed 10Mb.

HOW TO SUBMIT MATERIAL:

E-mail all submissions to info@slapmaine.org

Subject line: BIG Ass Logo Contest.

In the body of the email please include:

Your name

Email address

Phone number

Hometown and state