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Design A Sheriff's Vehicle Competition

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Contest Regulations

The Sheriff Vehicle Design Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of Pima County. All ages are welcome to enter. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Contest is sponsored by Pima County Sheriff’s Department (“PCSD”). Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.
The Contest begins on March 30, 2017 and ends on April 27, 2017 (the “Contest Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. PCSD will have one week from the close of the Contest Period to select the finalists. The finalists will be posted on for public voting beginning on/or about May 4, 2017, and ending on May 11, 2017 (the “Voting Period”). Limit one (1) entry and vote per person, per email address for the duration of the Contest Period and Voting Period. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. PCSD will notify the potential winner via the contact information provided with their entry. In the event that the winner is under the age of eighteen (18) a parent or guardian must accompany the winner.
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any reason, as determined by PCSD, PCSD may, in its sole discretion, terminate the Contest. PCSD reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike, offensive, or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil law. PCSD is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, or any equipment or programming error.
Entrant waives and releases PCSD, Pima County, and all of its officials and employees from any and all claims for any damages whatsoever, arising from participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and allow PCSD full rights to the submitted design, artwork, and files without any compensation to entrant.  Information collected from entrants is subject to PCSD privacy policy.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is calling on employees and the public for design suggestions for our next generation of patrol vehicles. The winning design concept will be applied to NEW fleet additions and will be limited to our current cost of outfitting vehicles. Designs can be submitted to through 04/27/17. At that time Sheriff Napier will narrow the choices to a final few and we will open up selection to a vote by the public online running from May 4, 2017 through May 11,2017. The winner will be notified May 15, 2017.

These designs will be judged based on the following criteria:

     1.  Safety- markings must optimize visibility
     2.  Economical- markings must be affordable to re-create as vehicle wrap
     3.  Distinction- clearly identify the vehicle as a PCSD car
     4.  Must meet print requirements to be eligible

Printing Requirements:

     1.  Photos must be 300dpi (these will need to be VERY large dimensions)
     2.  Vector graphics are preferred; fonts will need to be converted to outlines or supplied with submission.
     3.  Colors must be ready for CMYK color process. CMYK color code:

      • green - 80/44/84/42
      • yellow - 7/35/100/0

     4.  Submissions preferred in their native format and PDF

The winning designer can choose one  of the following prizes (all prizes are subject to a background check):

  • Training Day with SWAT
  • Ride in Helicopter (weight restrictions apply)
  • Lunch with Sheriff Napier
  • Ride-A-Long with the Public Information Officer