Northwest Asian Weekly is inviting you to design an outfit that incorporates recycling materials or NWAW/Seattle Chinese Post newspapers in the design.
Design a wearable garment or accessory incorporating recycling materials or NWAW/Seattle Chinese Post newspapers in some aspect of the visual appearance. We welcome any wearable garment or accessory of choice like shirts, pants, jackets, jewelry, skirts, vests, ties, shoes, hats, purses, and more. Let your creativity run wild!
Please submit a photograph or photographs of the design to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 29.You are welcome to submit more than one design. Please also include a brief description of your design and the inspiration for your design (optional). Your entry must include your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. You can also mail a photograph or photographs to 412 Maynard South, Seattle, 98104. All entries are the property of the Northwest Asian Weekly and will not be returned. Finalists’ photos will be announced on the Asian Weekly’s July 9 issue.
Deadline: June 29, 2015
All contestants will be invited to the Northwest Asian Weekly’s recycling contest show on July 11 at the Chinatown/International District Dragon Fest at 1:30 p.m. If you are a finalist, please wear your design or find a model to wear your design. Arrive at the Asian Weekly’s office at 412 Maynard Avenue South to check in, from 11 a.m. to noon. Models will line up at 1:20 p.m. and parade to the stage (approximately one block). Judging will begin during the line-up. Contest results will be announced immediately after the competition.
Who can participate:
1. Everyone, and there is no age limit!
2. You must design a wearable garment with recycling materials or Asian Weekly/Chinese Post newspapers (or both).
Prizes for winners:
• 1st Prize- $250+goodies+plaque+photos in the Asian Weekly/Chinese Post, print and online
• 2nd Prize- $150+goodies+plaque+photos in the Asian Weekly/Chinese Post, print and online
• 3rd Prize- $100+goodies+plaque+photos in the Asian Weekly/Chinese Post, print and online
There will also be prizes for honorable mentions. They will receive plaques and their photo will be printed in the Asian Weekly and Chinese Post, and online.
If you need newsprint for your design, please come to the Asian Weekly’s office, at 412 Maynard Avenue South, to pick up back issues.
Planning Committee: Gary Tang, Gei Chan, Belinda Louie, Karen Tsuo, John Liu, Buwon Brown and Ellen Abellera
Gold Sponsor: Seattle Public Utilities
Silver Sponsor: Alaska Airlines
Pearl Sponsor: Waste Management
Community Sponsors: China Harbor Restaurant, Global Travel