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Planet Of The Vapes Design Contest!

Posted by Margaret Tomilloso on

How to Enter

  1. Initial entries must be submitted by email to The entries must be submitted as a scalable vector graphic in EPS format, and also as a JPG. See the Submission Guidelines below for further information.
  2. The email must include the name, age, postal address, phone number and email address of the Entrant.
  3. No more than 3 Entries may be submitted by any one Entrant.
  4. Entries must conform to the Submission Guidelines set out below. Entries which fail to do so will be rejected.
  5. The deadline for Entries is midnight (one minute after 2359) on October 15, 2014 Pacific Daylight Time.
  6. We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within one week of receipt; however, we cannot be responsible for entries or responses lost in e-mail.
  7. There is no fee to enter the Contest.

Submission Guidelines

The purpose of the contest is to design a T-Shirt design for Planet Of The Vapes. The logo will be used online, in print, and on merchandise. Flexibility is a key requirement, including the need to resize easily and to look good in black and white as well as color. The final version of the logo will need to be suitable for high quality printing.

While the logo needs to look good at relatively small sizes, it will not need to be shrunk for use as a Favicon.

Because of the requirement to register the logo as a Service Mark, Entrants should take care to ensure that their Entries are not in any way similar to existing logos or other copyrighted images. A logo that cannot be registered as a Service Mark, no matter how well crafted, cannot win the Contest.

The logo must contain the image of Monkey Face (which Planet Of The Vapes claims as a Service Mark). This image should not be photographic (see below for information on graphic formats), but must be recognizable as the Monkey Face. 

Due to the requirements for high quality printing and re-sizing Entries must submitted in scalable vector graphic format (EPS). We advise against the use of halftones and gradients unless created inside a vector graphics program. Color in this version must be CMYK, no spot colors.


The winning designers will receive:

  1. First Place: $100; Second Place $50; Third Place $25

Intellectual Property

  1. All submitted work must be original and not based on any pre-existing design.
  2. All Entries will become the sole property of Planet Of The Vapes and may be displayed publicly on Planet Of The Vapes web sites.
  3. The winning entry will be registered by Planet Of The Vapes as a Service Mark and the Entrant agrees to transfer all right and title to the Entry to Planet Of The Vapes in accordance with the Official Rules of this Contest.

(Entrants should note that the Monkey Face is already claimed by Planet Of The Vapes as service marks so re-use of unsuccessful entries would be difficult without infringing existing Planet Of The Vapes rights.)


Participation constitutes the Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant is representing and warranting that he/she has read and understood, and agrees to be bound by, these rules. Including the guides and rules referred to herein, these Official Rules constitute the entire agreement between the Entrant and Planet Of The Vapes in relation to the Contest. They govern the Entrant’s participation and supersede any prior or other agreements between the Entrant and Planet Of The Vapes and relating to the Contest.

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