The Camden Windjammer Festival has announced the opening of a contest to design this year’s festival T-shirt. The contest is open to all and there is a prize of $50, as well as recognition of the artist in festival publicity.

Design requirements are as follows. The design should be relevant to the windjammers and maritime heritage, as well as suitable for wearers of all ages. The design should be suitable to be placed on the front of a T-shirt, using no more than three colors and suitable for screen printing. The design should include the phrases “Camden Windjammer Festival” and “August 30-September 1, 2013.”

Design submissions are due by Friday, June 21, and winner will be announced by Friday, June 28. The designs will be judged by the festival’s organizing committee. To enter, send design and contact information to

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