CODA announces Race4Love 5K T-shirt contest

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CODA (Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse) invites the public to submit a design for the official 2015 Race4Love 5K Run/Walk T-shirt. The winner of this contest will receive a $100 prize, a T-shirt featuring his or her design, and one free entry into the 2015 Race4Love. The winning entry will also be represented on all race T-shirts, as well as on promotional materials for the race, which is scheduled Saturday, February 14, 2015, on Cat Island. For details on the race and to register, please visit www.race4love.com. The following rules and guidelines apply to this contest:

• The design must incorporate: 1) CODA, 2) Race4Love, and 3) the race date, February 14, 2015. We encourage entrants to review CODA’s web site (www.codalowcountry.org) to learn more about domestic violence and the organization.

• The design may use up to four colors, and will be screen printed on a light-colored, short-sleeved T-shirt. All designs must be suitable for the front of the shirt and may cover an area up to 12” by 12”. Please keep in mind that detailed graphics might not print well when screen printed.

• The design must be your own original, unpublished work and must not include any third-party logos or copyrighted material.

• Digital entries only. High-resolution images in .eps format are preferred. We will also accept vector art entries in the following formats: .ai, .cdr, .pdf, .svg, .wmf. There should be no embedded bitmap images (.jpg, .tif, .bmp).

• Entries must be e-mailed to codarace4love@gmail.com by midnight December 1, 2014.

• CODA reserves the right to make changes to the winning design before printing, including changes in image size or ink color or T-shirt color. By submitting your design, you grant permission for your design to be used by CODA including, but not limited to, the Race4Love and CODA websites, the 2014 Race4Love T-shirt and future marketing materials.

The CODA Race4Love planning team, which consists of CODA staff, board members, and volunteers, will choose the winning design and contact the winner.

Since 1986, CODA has been helping survivors of domestic abuse break the cycle and build new lives for themselves and their families. Over the years, CODA has grown from a hotline and emergency shelter to offer a continuum of free services available in shelter and in the community including counseling, case management, legal services, transitional housing and community education.

For more information on Race4Love, contact: codarace4love@gmail.com or call 843-770-1074, ext. 221. Please visit http://www.codalowcountry.org to learn more about domestic abuse and CODA’s services.