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5th ANNUAL K-WINGS FAN-DESIGNED JERSEY CONTEST

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5th ANNUAL K-WINGS FAN-DESIGNED JERSEY CONTEST

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July 21, 2022

KALAMAZOO WINGS HOST 5th ANNUAL FAN-DESIGNED JERSEY CONTEST

K-WINGS PARTNER WITH DISCOVER KALAMAZOO FOR ANNUAL CONTEST, SEEKING FANS’ JERSEY DESIGNS FOR ‘K-WINGS REIMAGINED’ THEME.

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings and Discover Kalamazoo are inviting fans to design a specialty jersey to be worn by the K-Wings on Friday, Dec. 31, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. against the Newfoundland Growlers on New Years Eve. 

Participants are encouraged to submit a jersey & sock design related to the theme ‘K-Wings Reimagined.’ Participants are encouraged to push their creative limits and completely rethink & redesign the K-Wings logo. All entries must be submitted to jersey@kwings.com by Friday, July 29.  

All submitted designs will then be considered and narrowed to 10 finalists. The K-Wings will present the finalists to followers via Kalamazoo Wings’ social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) for voting starting on Monday, August 1. Voting closes on Tuesday, August 9, and the winner will be revealed on Friday, August 19.

If selected, your jersey design will be worn during game action on New Year’s Eve and then auctioned live after the conclusion of the contest. 

Entire contest details (including templates and rules for submission) can be found below. 

Contest Terms and Conditions

·         Submission is a brand new design for a Kalamazoo Wings specialty jersey and socks 

·         Limit ONE (1) design entry per person

·         ALL work must be original

·         Participants MUST follow K-Wings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

·         All entries must be submitted by Friday, July 29 to jersey@kwings.com 

·         DO NOT USE current or previous Kalamazoo Wings logos 

·         Design color may be light or dark

·         Kalamazoo Wings staff and ownership reserve final approval authority on winning design

·         While unlikely, the K-Wings may request/make design modifications to the winning design

·        The Kalamazoo Wings reserve ALL rights associated to winning jersey design selection

Contest Prize

·         Tickets to the Kalamazoo Wings game on New Years Eve (Dec. 31, 2022)

·         Presented a custom jersey of your choice (custom number and name plate)

·         Participate in ceremonial puck drop prior to start of game

·         Kalamazoo Wings Fan Experience 

Design Specifications

·         Your design can be created in any digital or analog medium (Illustrator, Photoshop, crayon, etc.) and can be submitted in any standard digital format (JPG, PDF, TIFF, etc.)

·         Please label your entry with your full name and phone number (JaneSmith_2691234567.JPG)

·         Jersey design templates are available upon request

Design Submission Process

·         Email your entry as an attachment to jersey@kwings.com; please label the email Subject line with your full name and Kalamazoo Wings Jersey Contest (Jane Smith - Kalamazoo Wings Jersey Contest). 

Winner will be announced Friday, August 19, 2022

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The Kalamazoo Wings are a professional hockey team located in southwest Michigan that has been a staple in the Kalamazoo, MI professional sports landscape since 1974. The K-Wings compete in the ECHL and are the AA affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets and American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters. Kalamazoo plays their 36 regular season home games at Wings Event Center from October through April.

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