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CNMI 2021 Pacific Mini Games Logo creation contest

(Press Release) — The Pacific Mini Games were awarded to the Northern Marianas in July 2014. In June 2021, athletes from across the Pacific will come to our islands to compete.

Fans will pack games venues to watch our Team Marianas take on the best of the Pacific and win medals for our proud Commonwealth. Across the Pacific and around the world, thousands more will watch on social media and web streaming. In the lead-up to and through the Games, the 2021 Pacific Mini Games will create a visual look which will provide instant recognition, both in and outside the CNMI, through a “look” program. The look program will be anchored by a Logo that symbolizes the Games and our islands.

The Northern Marianas Sports Association (NMSA) and the 2021 Pacific Mini Games Organizing Committee (the Committee) are inviting the general public to submit proposed designs of the Games Logo. The deadline for submissions is October 31, 2019. A winner will be chosen by the Committee and announced by December 31, 2019, at the latest.

NMSA and the Committee will own all copyright and all intellectual property for all submissions. Only one winner will be declared. The winner will have no right to use the Logo, but will be publicly honored and recognized as the designer of the Logo for the 2021 Pacific Mini Games.

The rules are as follows:

1.0 In order for your artwork to be considered for the contest, your entry must include the following signed and dated, statement: “I (name) agree to the Terms and Conditions of the 2021 Pacific Mini Games Logo Contest.” [Signature and date].

2.0 Your submission must be made by October 31, 2019. Your submission must include an electronic copy of the proposed Logo.

3.0 Submissions must be made electronically, to the 2021 Pacific Mini Games Organizing Committee, at

4.0 Design Guidelines:

  • • The Logo must not contain any more than the five primary colors- no gradients. Designers must provide the PMS, CMYK and RGB colors used for their design.
  • • The Logo must contain the Pacific Games “waves element” –see examples from prior Games, below. Clean fonts must be used and be legible when reproduced on small items. No script or serif fonts may be used.
  • • The Logo must incorporate the words “Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2021” or “XI 2021 Pacific Mini Games- Northern Marianas” —see examples below. Clean fonts must be used
  • • The Logo must be able to work in monochrome and reversed. The final Logo is to be supplied in full color, monochrome, reverse, and greyscale.
  • • The Logo to be supplied in horizontal and vertical formats.
  • • The Logo must also work in all forms or products—including embroidery.
  • • The Logo should provide recognition to CNMI though consideration of the colors of the flag, and perhaps recognizable cultural or physical elements (such as the mwar or latte stone).

2021 Pacific Mini Games Logo Design Terms and Conditions:

1. All submissions must be submitted electronically.

2. The Committee will notify all artists submitting a proposed logo of the winner, and the winner will be announced at a public unveiling in early 2020.

3. NMSA and the Committee will not pay for or be liable to meet any production costs incurred by any artists in their submissions.

4. All entries will become the sole property of NMSA and the Committee, and will not be returned. Neither NMSA nor the Committee will use any of the other submissions, other than the winning submission, in any commercial or promotional way. NMSA and the Committee reserve the right to destroy non-winning submissions.

5. All submissions must be guaranteed to be original designs and designed exclusively for this contest. By submitting an entry, each submitting artist agrees that they are the sole producers of their submissions, and no other claims to the Logo will be made by other persons.

6. The winning artist shall relinquish all commercial rights to the Logo. No royalties, residuals, or any other payment shall be made to the winning artist for use of the Logo.

7. The Organizing Committee will be the sole judge of the submissions, and the decision of the Organizing Committee will be final. NMSA and the Organizing Committee may request appropriate modifications to any submissions, and reserve the right to reject any and all submissions, for any reason whatsoever.