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2020 Guest Appreciation Festival Design Contest

March 24, 2020

It’s a fan favorite and we are bringing it back – so get your creative juices flowing for the GAF T-Shirt Design Contest! One lucky winner will have their design featured on the official Guest Appreciation T-Shirt and win an amazing adventure for two. This year we are throwing it back to when GAF began – so bring your best 80s themes to the design!


2020 Rules & Requirements

  • Must be an original design
  • Design can include up to 2 colors, not including the base color of the shirt
  • Must incorporate the 1980s/a vintage style into your design
  • Must include either GAF or Guest Appreciation Festival
  • Must include either NOC or Nantahala Outdoor Center
  • Must include 2020
  • Art files are prefered in .ai, .eps, or .psd, but may also be submitted as a high resolution .pdf or .jpg

Prize Package

  • Two Free GAF Shirts featuring your design
  • Your choice of 2 NOC Mountaintop Zip Line Tour Passes or 2 Nantahala Adventure Passes

How to Enter

  • Submissions should be emailed to graphics@noc.com
  • Include in subject line “2020 GAF Shirt Submission” followed by your first & last name
  • Email should include your phone number and mailing address



Nantahala Outdoor Center reserves the right to use the winning submission as it chooses and may request or perform modifications on any and all designs.

Download and color the 2019 design by W. Nealy here.

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