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Jun 01, 2018

Vinyl Pulse x Great Twins – Great Merlion Figure Design Contest



Hi all! Vinyl Pulse is happy to partner with Great Twins to bring you the Great Merlion Figure Design Contest. This is your chance to have your inspired, awesome, and eye-catching design included in an upcoming 2” Merlion mini series! This new platform figure is inspired by Singapore’s national icon – the Merlion, part lion, part sea creature.  If you’ve got great ideas, would love to have your design appear on a production vinyl figure, and are able to express that design using Adobe Illustrator, this is your shot at toy immortality.  Read on for all the details.  The deadline for submissions is June 30th, 2018 at 11:59 PM PDT. Good luck!

The Great Merlion Figure Design Contest Template (JPG)

How to Enter:

1. Download the Official Blank Merlion Template in Ai format (here). The JPEG image of the template (above) is for reference only, and can not be used for submissions. 
2. Illustrate your designs on the Blank Merlion Template in Adobe Illustrator.
3. All Design Contest Submissions are to be in Ai (Adobe Illustrator) file(s). No other file/format (JPG, hand-drawn etc) will be accepted as a "design submission". This requirement is non-negotiable. In addition to the AI submission, please also attach a JPG for our visual reference.
4. This contest is rated PG-16, please design accordingly.  The "Merlion" is a "national mascot character" representing Singapore, hence no religious, racial, defamatory, adult imagery or connotations are allowed nor will they be accepted. Great Twins reserves the right of refusal of submission(s) deemed inappropriate, without any form of clarification or notice.
5. You may submit as many different designs as you wish.
6. Email your completed design back to [email protected] by the deadline of 11:59 PM PDT on Saturday, June 30th 2018.   Be sure to use the subject title: “Merlion Design Contest Submission” --no exceptions. Please include your NAME and COUNTRY of origin as well as your Twitter and Instagram names if you have them.  The email account you submit your designs with will be used to communicate with you hereafter.


Contest Prizes

1. The Contest Winner(s) will be chosen by Great Twins. The number of winners will be determined by the quality of entries and has not been pre-determined.
2. Winning design(s) will be produced and included in an upcoming Merlion Blind Box 2-inch series from Great Twins ( Series 1 or 2), or may be released as event exclusive releases.
3. Winners will also receive 40 pieces of their own winning design.
4. While Great Twins will cover shipping costs, they will not cover custom duty/tax for the items.

Please hit the jump for the full Design Contest Terms and Conditions.

Terms and Conditions

1. Submission Of Design Template mean that You (The Contestant) have read and understood and accepted the basic Terms & Conditions laid out here.
2. All designs submitted will be the copyright of Great Twins.
3. Winning Designer(s) maybe be asked to further illustrate their designs (beyond the existing Contest Template) after being chosen, inclusive of packaging design and/or marketing materials related to the winning design.
4. Note that submitting your work/s to this contest means that you have agreed to allow Great Twins and Vinyl Pulse the express permission to utilize your submissions/submitted designs for promotional basis in relation to the contest, and promotion of the contest.
5. We are asking you to submit a digital copy of your artwork. Please do not send any physical artwork.
6. We reserve the right of refusal of submissions we deem inappropriate, without any form of clarification or notice.
7. While Vinyl Pulse is facilitating this contest, the prizes are courtesy of Great Twins, and will be wholly fulfilled by Great Twins.

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