Thursday, June 19

Derby #361: The Interwebz!

by wootbot

Starting this week, we’re doing the Derby a little different. You can learn all about it on our blog, which is a thing on the Internet.

Speaking of things on the Internet, that’s our theme! So give us your selfies, your porn, your tired memes yearning to just die already. The wretched refuse of your comment section trolls. Send these, the grammarless, Facebook shamed to us. And lift your cursor over the golden (it's actually blue) submit button.

  • no crëme tees
  • no mercy
  • no porn

 

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Thursday, June 12

Derby #360: Americana

by wootbot

July 4th is on its way, so we wanted to celebrate with a super-patriotic, USA! USA! USA! Americana-themed derby. Give us your best designs that say America, the 3 winning designs will be printed ON AMERICAN APPAREL BLANKS! And what's more, if we receive more than 1776 votes total, all Derby shirts will sell for $10. 

SPECIAL PATRIOTIC PAYMENT STRUCTURE:

  • 1st Place – $1776 (duh)
  • 2nd Place – $1492 (Chris C'bus)
  • 3rd Place – Circa $1000 (Vikings establish settlements in what is now L'Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, Canada...maybe. But seriously, we'll pay you $1000.)

Some other notes:

  • No creme tees
  • The other big change we hinted at last week... is getting pushed back a bit. Sorry, we're still working out the kinks.
  • We'll be reaching out to Honorable Mention worthy designs in this derby to put together a patriotic plus sale on 6/23 (sorry, those won't be on American Apparel).
  • Speaking of Honorable Mentions, you prolly noticed we haven't had those in a bit. Well, that's related to point #2 here. OOOOOH SECRETS SECRETS SECRETS!

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Thursday, June 05

Derby #359: Metamorphosis

by wootbot

A big change is coming to the Derby next week. So, to get you pumped, we're doing a metamorphosis derby. We want your best change-themed designs! And be sure to tune in next week to see our little design competition caterpillar turn into a butterfly. 

  • no creme tees
  • ANOTHER THING ABOUT NEXT WEEK: we'll have a sweet, super patriotic theme! Start thinking "Americana"! (also no creme tees)

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Thursday, May 29

Derby #358: Perspective

by wootbot

We're looking for designs that mess with perspective. Maybe they bend it, maybe they foreshorten it, maybe they Escher it, or they DESTROY IT ENTIRELY! Or maybe you just wanna make a design that's like a first-person video game. We don't care, as long as the perspective is funk-ay to the max.

  • No creme tees
  • No Doctor Who

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Thursday, May 22

Derby #357: Meat

by wootbot

Summer is on its way, which means it's about time to fire up the ol' charcoal and grill up a few animals for the family! And what better way to celebrate this swiftly approaching season of sun and overeating than with a meat derby! Give us your best, meatiest designs! 

  • No creme tees
  • No cream cheese (because it's not a meat)

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Introducing Your Contenders for Derby #356: Inspired by Sci-Fi Art Masters

by wootbot

Derby #356: Inspired by Sci-Fi Art Masters 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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