CANUCKSARMY GEAR: T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

Thomas Drance
June 03 2013 01:04PM


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Our site has been around for a while now. You've read our blog through epic Canucks disappointments and through other epic Canucks disappointments. All the while we've mostly just made silly graphs, churned out the nerdiest Canucks content around, and made a whole load of bad jokes about how Jason Garrison is a hipster.

Somehow, someway, in spite of all of this, lots of you seem to read and like our stuff. Well now we want to give back! And by want to give back, we mean that we want to give you the opportunity you wear Canucks Army gear on a day-to-day basis. You'll be the talk of the town (of course most of that talk will be negative like, "why did that idiot wear a sick t-shirt to a wedding?").

To that end we're holding a t-shirt design contest and we're really excited about it! Read past the jump for more info!

So here's how this is going to work. You - the would be t-shirt designer - will submit potential t-shirt designs by e-mailing them to me at thom.drance@gmail.com. It can be anything you want. Perhaps you want to see a Salo is your Palo t-shirt actually get made - so submit it to the Canucks blog that can actually deliver! Or submit a design that features Chris Tanev chain smoking! Or how about a t-shirt featuring Canucks defenceman Kevin πksa (Kevin Pi-ksa get it? Terrible).

Once I've collected a few designs, we'll post them on the blog and have a vote in ten days or so. Whichever design our readers like the best we'll do a run of 100 t-shirts for purchase (with a portion of the proceeds being donated to support Five Hole For Food).

If your design gets the most votes and is chosen then you're the winner! As a prize you'll get five free Canucks Army t-shirts and the opportunity to have the gear before everyone else! If this latest scheme of ours works out then we'll roll out hats and hoodies next, and you know you want a Canucks Army hoodie (or, I know I want a Canucks Army hoodie).

Here are the contest rules. FIrst of all, if you're submitting a design, please avoid using any official NHL or team logos. Also no player names. Finally, by submitting a design and accepting a prize in this contest, you agree that CanucksArmy and the Nation Network owns the rights to that design in perpetuity going forward.

We've mocked up a couple of sample designs courtesy Matt Henderson and Jordan Clarke to help you get your creative juices flowing. Here's the "Fear the Weird" Zack Kassian t-shirt by Matt Henderson:

And here's the Schneiderman t-shirt design by Jordan Clarke:

Pretty cool right? 

So once again: submit your t-shirt design to thom.drance@gmail.com to be entered, and check back occassionally so you can vote on which design you like the best!

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Thomas Drance lives in Toronto, eats spicy food and writes about hockey. He is an NHL News Editor at theScore, the ex-managing editor of CanucksArmy.com and an opinionated blowhard to boot. You can follow him on twitter @thomasdrance.
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#1 Kent Wilson
June 03 2013, 02:36PM
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I suppose a Canucks synchronized diving team design is out.

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#3 Graphic Comments
June 03 2013, 03:36PM
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Kent Wilson wrote:

I suppose a Canucks synchronized diving team design is out.

Do the words "bite me" mean anything to you?

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#4 Kent Wilson
June 03 2013, 04:53PM
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okay okay...how about a riot scene then?

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#5 vetinari
June 03 2013, 09:27PM
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How about: "Vancouver: A Riot to Watch"

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#6 Nat
June 03 2013, 10:37PM
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"you want to see a Salo is your Palo t-shirt actually get made - so submit it to the Canucks blog that can actually deliver!"

/rimshot

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#7 Austin Wallace
June 04 2013, 06:14PM
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Isn't that a Canucks logo on the Schneiderman design?

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#8 Hot Head Tees
June 07 2013, 12:21PM
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Really a good blog. Thanks for this appreciable info. I like the designs and i am sure it will also attracts the customers in huge amount.

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