WRHC Logo Contest!

The WRHC announces its logo design contest! The logo may be used in all media – including online, print, on merchandise, advertisements, educational materials, and other visual collateral. The creator of the winning design receives $200. Submission deadline: Friday, March 16, 2018.

  • Contest rules:
    • Entrants must be currently registered undergraduates who are members in good standing in the honors program or honors college at their WRHC-member college or university.
    • All submitted work must be the original work of the entrant(s) and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third-party designs, trademarks, or copyrighted images. By entering the logo-design contest, entrant agrees that the submission is his/her own work.
    • By submitting work for this competition, each entrant warrants that s/he understands, acknowledges and agrees that upon submission all entries become the sole property of WRHC.
    • By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights in the logo design are deemed assigned to the Western Regional Honors Council (WRHC) without further notice or compensation.
    • Except where prohibited by law, an entry submission into this contest constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, and prize information for publicity purposes, without further notice, permission or compensation.
    • WRHC reserves the right to modify the winning logo to better fit the needs of the organization.
    • The decisions of the Selection Committee will be final.
    • The selected winner MUST submit a scalable vector version of the winning design so that it is adaptable to electronic and print media, to reproduction on small and large surfaces, and to use in color or in grayscale.
    • There is a maximum of one entry per person.
  • To submit an entry, eligible participants must: 
    • Create a logo design in .jpeg, .psd or PDF formats. If you are chosen as a winner, you must be able to provide a high-resolution vector file (e.g., in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, or InDesign). Make sure you provide your name and contact information.
    • Submit a completed logo design no later than Friday, March 16, 2018, to Dr. Ken Mulliken at mullikenk@sou.edu.
  • Selection Process and Criteria: A selection committee, involving members of the WRHC President’s Council, will be organized by WRHC President, Dr. Ken Mulliken. This committee will review logo submissions based on the following criteria:
    • Originality – Does the composition exhibit original design, creativity, and imagination?
    • Aesthetic Quality –Does the logo display visual balance and color coordination? Do all the elements work together to create a unified and appealing design?
    • The Selection Committee reserves the right not to select a winner, if in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received.