Share your #mtbsummer!

NICA student-athletes listen up!

Have you done trail work this summer? Are you an aspiring artist or designer?

Check this out: NICA, IMBA, TASCO, and Shimano have teamed to to make sure your summer ends with a bang.

Two separate contests, four weeks, tons of great prizes.

ENDS September 5th!!!

Option 1:

For the trail advocates…

Teen Trail Corps Video Contest

Option 2:

For the artists and designers…

TASCO MTB Design Contest

Show us your trail work, and earn a trip to the IMBA World Summit in Bentonville, AR! (Hint: there’s still time to pick up a shovel!)

Share your artistic side with a rad t-shirt design, and work with professional designers to bring that shirt to market!

Here’s how:

1

Do trail work, be an advocate, get your hands dirty. Earn (at least) two of the Teen Trail Corps stickers.

Take some photos or video along the way.

2

Show us how you earned your stickers and tell us why you’d like to participate in the IMBA World Summit. You have up to 60 seconds.

Creativity will be rewarded.

3

Share your story on social media using the following tags:#mtbsummer, #teentrailcorps, @imba_us, @nationalmtb

Follow along during August–there will be prizes each week!

Here’s how:

1

Rally your friends and riding partners, and have awesome adventures on your mountain bike.

Be safe and have fun.

2

Capture your #mtbsummer adventures in a design, drawing, painting, or in some other visually compelling way. No branding, no rules (and sorry, no photos).

If selected, you’ll work with a team of pro designers to bring your shirt to market.

3

Share your design on social media using the following tags:#mtbsummer, @tasco_mtb, @nationalmtb

Follow along during August–there will be prizes each week!

The Fine Print:

Eligibility:

Both contests are open to current NICA student-athletes, and graduates from the 2015-2016 school year only.

Dates:

Contests open from 12 PM on 8/5/2016 to 12 PM on 9/5/2016

Selection Process:

Finalists for Teen Trail Corps contest will be selected by NICA staff, and final winner chosen by a committee of NICA and IMBA representatives. Winner of TASCO design contest to be selected by a panel of designers, including Jill Kintner, Skye Walker, and Tim VanGilder.

If You Win:

IMBA World Summit trip: Two Teen Trail Corps winners and one adult chaperone (parent/guardian of one winner) will be contacted before September 20th by NICA staff in order to make travel arrangements to Arkansas for the summit. Trip is non-transferrable, and an alternate winner will be selected if the initial winner won’t be able to attend.

TASCO Design Contest: The winning designer will be notified before September 20th, and will work with a team of professional designers to finalize the artwork. The winner will get to outfit his/her friends/family in a limited-edition color of his/her choosing. This shirt design will be available to the general public for the holiday season, with a portion of proceeds benefitting NICA.

Questions:

Please send a note to: kurt@nationalmtb.org

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