Thursday, November 13

Derby #383: Journals

by wootbot

They say "don't judge a book by its cover." THEY'RE FOOLS. Show a journal cover that kicks butt.

Rules:

-No limits on halftones or colors. Photos are OK as long as they are your own.

-Your derby images should show a mockup of some kind so we can see what the journal looks like. Use the templates below or provide your own.

PSD Template

AI Template

PSD Sales Mockup Front

PSD Sales Mockup Back

And launching on Monday @ Noon Central:

Derby #384: Inspiration

What inspires you? What "gets your juices flowing?" For us, it's pizza.

No Creme Tees!!

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Monday, November 10

Derby #382: Baked Goods

by wootbot

No, Washington residents, not that kind of "baked." We're talking about delicious carby treats that emerge from your oven. You know, pastries and the like. No, not that kind of pastry. You're just doing this on purpose now.

RULES:

No Creme Tees

Hey! Did you see our announcement about the new weekly Derby we're doing? Check out Derby 381: Aprons!

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Thursday, November 06

Big Derby News!

by Laura Duncan

Are you looking for more Derby in your life? IT’S HAPPENING! 

So a while back we noticed, and perhaps you have, too, that there's a lot DOWN TIME in the derby. It's a couple of days of rip-roaring fun and then everyone sitting around for four or five days wishing they had something else to do. What a waste, we thought! Not to mention we have some massively talented artists at our fingertips but no easy and fun way for them to help us design products like totes, aprons, journals, stickers, etc. Again, what a waste!

We took the problem to the Woot code-monkeys. "We're too busy!" they scoffed. So we purchased a dozen donuts and approached them again. This time they replied, "We can give you two derbies a week, no more." Good enough for us! 

Starting this week we have the ability to do up to two derbies a week. Occasionally we might do only one, in which case the derby works like it always has. When we run with two, here’s how it’ll all work:

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Derby #381: Aprons

by wootbot

Ah, the apron. Staple of the '50s housewife. Billboard for cooks who want to be kissed. Your blank canvas for this inaugural Derby thing. This week, tag your imagination and release it into the wild with a mind-blowing apron design. Ask yourself: What do you want people staring at while you're preparing their food?

Rules:

No Black Aprons!

Templates

Apron Template (.AI)

Apron Template (.PSD)

Derby #382: Baked Goods opens for submissions 11/07 at Noon Central! All things baked and yummy. No Creme tees allowed.

Got questions? Be sure to check out our blog post explaining this new event. Also take a look at the Derby FAQ and our Terms and Conditions (.pdf) for all the info you'll ever need about submitting to the Derby.

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Monday, November 03

 

Thursday, October 30

Introducing Your Contenders for Derby #379: 25k Cup, Round V: Naughty & Nice: Redux

by wootbot

Derby #379: 25k Cup, Round V: Naughty & Nice: Redux closed for voting at noon today. One of these designs will go on sale as our First Place selection on Friday - the rest could be selected by our Editors to print or just go down in near-miss history. Click on each picture below to see that entry's page, with a fuller view of the design. The final nine, in no particular order...

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Derby #380: Ugly Holiday Sweater

by wootbot

Get all kinds of festive with your most hideous holiday monstrosity. To make this derby extra sweatery (sweaty?), we're gonna print the winners on crewneck sweatshirts as well as tees! Cozy.

Please observe the list of allowed blank colors for this derby below. If you stray from these colors, you'll be added to the "Naughty List" and Krampus will fill your bed with spiders. Or your design will be rejected. One of the two.

Allowed tee colors:

-Olive

-Silver

-Red

-Black

-Asphalt

-Brown

-Cranberry

-Grass Green

-Royal Blue

-Navy

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Thursday, October 23