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University of Hawai’i Athletics Department Announces The Aloha Spirit Collection – Fan Edition Uniform Design Contest

The University of Hawai’i Athletics Department has launched The Aloha Spirit Collection – Fan Edition Uniform Design Contest, inviting fans to design a special uniform for the Rainbow Wahine Basketball Program. The winner will receive $1,500, roundtrip airfare to Honolulu for a game on January 25, and accommodation. O’ahu residents will get a roundtrip neighbor island voucher instead.

In collaboration with Uni Watch, UH encourages submissions with unique themes or nicknames. Participants can send one design with a brief explanation if it includes an alternative concept. Designs should follow UH branding and NCAA regulations. Submissions are due by July 17, and finalists will be announced on August 1. The winning design will be worn on January 25, 2025, and featured in The Aloha Spirit Collection, auctioned annually to support UH programs.

Contest Rules

  • The design must incorporate University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Athletics branding. Creativity is encouraged, but the design should remain professional and collegiate. 
  • Variations or alterations to any current or former logos will not be accepted. The winning design must comply with NCAA regulations
  • UH Athletics reserve the right to make design modifications to the winning design as needed to comply with conference and NCAA regulations.
  • Alternate theme names are approved for submission (Ex: ‘Bows, Aloha State, Islanders, etc.) It’s highly encouraged to provide an explanation if the submission is an alternate name.
  • One (1) submission per individual.
  • Submissions go to [email protected]
  • UH Athletics Staff, Players and Administrators will choose one winning design.
  • The winning jersey design will become the property of UH Athletics
  • Designs may be submitted as .jpg, .png or .pdf files. Please keep to one (1) file/attachment if emailed. Please provide any social media handles or websites for promotional purposes.
  • Submissions will be accepted through Wednesday, July 17.