Design Baio Enterprises' T-Shirt

We need your creativity to design our new shirts!

Contest Rules and Guidelines

Baio Enterprises is accepting submissions for our T-Shirt Design Contest between December 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. The winning design will be printed on the official Baio Enterprises' T-Shirts available for purchase to staff, members, and the community

T-Shirt Design Contest Prizes

  • 1st Place – Design will be featured on the official Baio Enterprises shirts, recognition on and social media, and designer receives one free T-Shirt in the size of your choise.

Design Rules and Guidelines

  1. Design may not exceed 11” wide by 12” high.

  2. Design must include  "Baio Enterprises" and represent our vision and mission to support people with disabilities including Autism, Neurodiversity, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, and Intellectual Disabilities.

  3. Design will appear on the front of a solid-color shirt.

  4. Design will be printed in up to three solid colors. Gradients and transparencies cannot be incorporated.

  5. Design must be wholly original. By submitting a design, you are guaranteeing that you hold original rights to everything in it, that it may be printed on distributed t-shirts, and that it does not contain any copyright material.

  6. It’s recommended to render your design in Adobe Illustrator or a similar design program. Entries should include the original file, a vector-based EPS file, a high resolution JPEG or PDF file.

  7. A conceptual design may be submitted instead of a fully rendered design. All conceptual designs must be spelled out using highly descriptive language to fully articulate the design. A sketch of the design must be submitted along with the description. Select designs may be chosen by Baio Enterprises for rendering by a graphic artist.

  8. Members limited to (1) entry. Entries can be submitted by an individual or as a collaborative effort. See more on collaborative efforts below.

  9. Eligibility: The contest is open to all ages and members who attend or do not attend Baio Enterprises. Members employed by Baio Enterprises are not eligible. 

  10. Entries become the property of Baio Enterprises.

  11. Baio Enterprises reserves the right to make adjustments to all entries, including colors of the design and the shirt.

  12. Collaborative entries should use the name of your local group when possible. No entry using the name of a company will be accepted. Recognition on and social media may include each contributing member of the group submitting a collaborative entry when feasible. Should a collaborative entry win, the submitting group will be awarded one T-Shirt. The winning group is responsible for determining how any prize will be shared within the group.

Submission Rules and Guidelines

  1. Entries must be emailed by ­December 31, 2021 to

  2. All entry emails should have the subject line “2021 T-shirt Design Contest + Designer(s) Name + Design Title.”

  3. Include your name, mailing address and telephone number. Collaborative entries should include a list of participating members noting the main contact for the group submission for communication. 

How Winners Are Selected

  1. There will be two rounds of voting:

    • Round 1: The entire staff of Baio Enterprises will select no more than 3 finalists.

    • Round 2: The finalists will be presented to the Baio Enterprises community and the overall winner determined by a vote of the community. The Baio Enterprises Administrative team will break a tie.

  2. Designs will be judged on the following criteria:

    • Concept and originality

    • Captures spirit and beliefs of the Baio Enterprises' community

    • Completeness of design and readiness for printing

    • Feasibility of reproduction

    • Adherence to design and submission rules and guidelines

How Winners Will Be Notified

  1. Winners will be notified by email at the close of the voting period, via the information provided during entry. At the sole discretion of Baio Enterprises, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:

    • Winner's failure to respond to the notification within three (3) business days after its transmission.

    • The return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts.

    • Winner's failure to provide original design files.

  2. Upon contacting a winner and determining that they have met all eligibility requirements of the contest, such individual will be declared a "winner" of the contest via social media,  e-newsletter and on

Submission Agreement

  1. To release the rights to your design to Baio Enterprises for the use of the Baio Enterprises t-shirt and other promotional items, including, but not limited to: the Baio Enterprises website, social media and marketing materials.

  2. That Baio Enterprises reserves the right to make adjustments to the winning designs.

  3. To abide by all contest rules, agreements and guidelines.

2021 Deadlines and Important Dates

  • December 1, 2021 - Contest begins

  • December 31, 2021 - SUBMISSION DEADLINE

  • January 2022 - Community voting

  •  February 2022 - Winner announced

  • March 2022 - Baio Enterprises T-shirt release

If you have any questions regarding contest rules, please email

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