T-shirts are a cost-effective form of advertising as they can be worn and serve as free promotions for a company. When it comes to promoting an athletic team, marketing is crucial to gain support and attract fans. It also helps to create team unity by having members wear the same uniform.
At Hatchwise, we understand the importance of t-shirt designs in promoting athletic teams and showcasing a company’s brand. We recently came across a middle school track and field team t-shirt design contest and were excited to see some of the designs submitted.
In this blog post, we have compiled a few of our favorite designs, details about the client’s request, and the final result they received.
The client initiated the logo creation process by submitting a contest brief to Hatchwise. The brief contained detailed information about the company, including its branding and what they were looking for in the logo design.
The client specified that they were a middle school track and field team, and they wanted a logo that would be printed on t-shirts and sweatshirts for middle-aged track athletes. The school’s colors were black, orange, and white; their mascot was the Indians. The client requested that the logo include the school name (Buhl Middle School or BMS), Indians, and track and field.
They also provided two examples of logos they liked. Hatchwise creatives thoroughly reviewed the brief before starting on their designs for the contest.
Check out the first design entry! It’s located in the top left corner and features a mock-up of the design on an actual t-shirt. The design is a real showstopper, with the company name displayed in bold black letters and an eagle head perched above it.
The badge-like design is a vibrant orange shade, making the name and eagle stand out. The mock-up shows the design on a cool grey shirt, which perfectly complements the orange and black.
This design is both classy and stylish and effectively conveys what the team is all about.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative hortontr
This entry for the contest is a sleek and stylish design that uses the colors black, grey, orange, and white. The Indian headdress design is eye-catching, with black feathers and orange tips that complement the rest of the design. The company name is positioned to the right of the design, with a black and grey font outlined in orange. The white background makes the entire design pop and stands out.
Overall, this design is classy and bold, sure to catch the attention of anyone who sees it.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative sirtwo
This design prominently features orange, with minimal black and white background used to enhance its visual impact. The headdress design stands out, with bold orange feather tips and white feathers. The company name is displayed in a striking combination of white and orange, outlined in black.
The design is further accentuated by orange arrows with black arrowheads behind the company name.
Overall, the white background complements the design, creating a visually stunning and effective composition.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative quimcey
The design takes a unique approach by utilizing orange and white as the primary color scheme. It features a large, all-caps font for the company name on an orange banner.
The white Indian headdress is simple yet effectively represents the team and its purpose. The design strikes a balance between style and effectiveness, resulting in an iconic signature for the team that exudes class.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative Fathenry
The design offers two versions of the t-shirt with different background options. It features the company name in a large and bold font, accompanied by an Indian headdress design to the left.
A short line is shown to the left of the last part of the company name, while the middle part is in large letters. The design is available in both black and white backgrounds, providing the client with two different options to choose from. Its classy and minimalistic design showcases the company name in a sophisticated manner.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative quimcey
The design presented to the client includes a mock-up of the design on two different colored shirts and jersey material. The design features the first and second parts of the company name in black and the second in orange.
It is a simple yet effective design that showcases the team in a minimalist and stylish manner, highlighting their strengths. Overall, the design is complete and showcases the team at its best.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative Ed Art
The latest design showcases a bold font with the company name in white and an orange outline. Above it is a square outlined in black and white with an orange center, featuring an Indian wearing a headdress with orange tips and white feathers. “Track and Field” is displayed below the company name and at the bottom of the square.
The design is presented on a clean white background, making it stand out and create a statement.
Entry submitted by Hatchwise creative morearts
The design features a black-and-white color scheme with orange accents on the Indian headdress.
The company name is prominently displayed in large letters, with the middle portion in a bold and strong font. The design has a retro feel, with black dots scattered throughout the white background.
The colors are bold and eye-catching, resulting in a strong, elegant design that would make a statement for any athletic team.
Winning entry submitted by Hatchwise creative BeeDigitalMedia
After thoroughly reviewing all 63 entries submitted to the contest, the client has finally chosen a winning design for their team’s t-shirts. The selected design is bold and eye-catching and will leave a lasting impression on anyone who sees it on the front of a t-shirt.
The design incorporates bright orange, white, and black colors on a clean white background, effectively tying together all the elements that the client had requested. Our primary objective when running a contest is to ensure that the client is satisfied with the result, and we firmly believe that this logo is exactly what the client was looking for.
We are confident that the client is thrilled with this design and will proudly use it for their team’s t-shirts.
Check out other T-Shirt design contests:
Arbor Vision – A tree service company, caring for the Chicago land area. Mainly focused on the overall health of trees for customers for prolonged beauty and health. Services include removal, trimming, stump grinding, and plant healthcare. Their vision is always in the trees’ best interest.
Star Bar Grill Branson – A bar and grill located in Branson. They are looking for T-Shirt designs featuring a fun pig.
Nathan Brooks Fight T-Shirt Design – Shirt for a local/regional MMA fight. They want something super cool, simple, and badass.
Eaton Plumbing Inc – A family-owned and operated plumbing contracting business in Columbus, Ohio since 1974. They have a staff of about 50 employees, mainly consisting of men, but they do employ a handful of women. They are looking to create some new designs for t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hats. They also provide a lot of shirts to builders and reps, so they want to create a shirt that has a cool look to it that people will actually wear it out and not just as a work shirt.
Illusions Magic Bar & Theater – A family-owned and operated magic theater and bar in the heart of Baltimore. They have been open for 12 years, and were recently voted Best Performance in Baltimore for 2019!
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