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af2 begins looking toward 10th anniversary season with special fan logo contest

Monday October 6, 2008

League seeks fan assistance for creation of unique 10th season logo

CHICAGO – The arenafootball2 (af2) league has officially begun preparations for its 10th anniversary season with a special logo design contest open to all af2 fans across the country and beyond, it was announced today by the League.  

The contest officially begins today (Monday, October 6) and ends on Friday, October 24. The af2 will only accept high resolution, full-color entries in the following formats:

• Vector EPS
• Vector PDF
• Adobe Illustrator

““We (af2) are excited about our 10th anniversary season and this special logo contest is a great way to formally kick things off,” said af2 President Jerry Kurz. “I’m looking forward to choosing from a great array of unique designs from our many talented fans around the world.”

The lucky winner will be awarded two tickets to ArenaCup10 and an officially licensed product with the new 10th anniversary af2 logo featured on the item.  

To formally enter the contest, fans are required to submit their entries on CD and mail them to the af2 League office in Chicago at the address listed below:

arenafootball2 League
Attn: Media Services Dept.
200 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60604

Disclaimer
Any name, logo, and design qualifying for submission and thereafter selected by the League to be the official 10th Anniversary Logo of the af2 will thereupon be property af2 Enterprises, LLC.  Once a logo has been selected, the af2 has the exclusive right to manipulate and modify the logo or design to any revision, adaptation and rearrangement it sees fit. Thus, upon selection, the winning designer resigns all of his intellectual property rights in the winning logo or design to af2 Enterprises, LLC and agrees not to take action against the af2 for any intellectual property claim including claims of originality and misappropriation. The winning designer acknowledges that the af2 and its af2 Members will have the right to use and present the winning 10th Anniversary Logo for any purpose including that of publicity and merchandising without recourse by the individual designer and for as long as it sees fit.

About af2
With its 10th anniversary season set to begin in the spring, af2 serves as a vehicle to bring Arena Football to small-to-midsize cities and as a developmental league with an unmatched history of sending players, coaches and officials to major professional football leagues each year. af2 operates under the same Mission Statement and Fans’ Bill of Rights as the Arena Football League, which finished its 22nd season in July. Log on to www.af2.com for more information.