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Thursday, March 13, 2014

2014 Waikiki Roughwater Swim T-Shirt Design Contest

Registration is now open for the 45th annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim on September 1st on Oahu.

"The Waikiki Roughwater Swim Committee is searching for the perfect design for the 2014, 45th Annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim participant and volunteer t-shirt. We are looking for a very special shirt design and hope that will be interested in submitting a design for consideration or will forward the information on the contest to other who may be interested," explains race director Kaia Hedlund. "A US$300 prize and a lot of bragging rights will go to the winning entry."

The design must be about 12 inches by 12 inches centered at shirt back and include the phase “45th Waikiki Roughwater Swim” as well as 2014 (the year but not the date).

The Waikiki Roughwater Swim logo shown above may be used on the front pocket area however if the design works a pocket version of the art will be used. No more than five colors should be utilized in the design. Application will be used on both t-shirts and tank shirts.

Design should include a Hawai'ian, Waikiki, ocean, or swimming motif.

"The design for the 45th Annual Waikiki Roughwater Swim t-shirt should incorporate the spirit of open water swimming in Hawaii as well as the magic of Waikiki. A simple, classic design is preferred. Elements may include any of the following: Diamond Head, the War Memorial Natatorium at the start, the Rainbow Tower at Duke Kahanamoku Beach at the finish, the clean clear water and the abundant sea creatures such as naia [Hawaiian spinner dolphin], honu [turtle], and the humuhumunukuapua'a [Hawaii state fish] which are seen along the course."

The 2013 winning design by Nicole Wise is shown above and at the Waikiki Roughwater Swim website here. Wise is a photographer from Honolulu who has swum in the Waikiki Roughwater Swim herself.

For more information, contact Kaia Hedlund at kaiawrs@gmail.com. Digital art work must be submitted no later than April 30th via email to kaiawrs@gmail.com. The winning design will be determined at the end of May 2014.

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