Montana State Bobcats announce ‘Gold Rush’ T-shirt contest

Posted at 12:28 PM, Apr 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 14:28:40-04

(Editor’s note: Montana State University media release)

BOZEMAN – Bobcat Athletics is announcing a public design contest for the 2019 Gold Rush official T-shirt.

Montana State will host Southeast Missouri State on Saturday, Sept. 7, in the 13th annual Gold Rush game at Bobcat Stadium. The official Gold Rush t-shirt, available at the MSU Bookstore and Universal Athletic, will have a featured design created and voted on by members of the public.

The winner of the T-shirt design contest will receive $500, four tickets to the Gold Rush game, pregame sideline passes and on-field recognition at the game, and a variety of Bobcat gear. Remaining finalists will also be in the running for four tickets to the football game and select Bobcat gear.

Several requirements are necessary for a design to be approved and in the running for the Gold Rush 2019 design contest. Designs must have “Gold Rush 2019” clearly distinguished and the correct Bobcat logo used (See attached story links). A maximum of four colors should be used in the graphic which will be placed on gold shirts.

Designs should have a 300 dpi resolution and be submitted as a vector file (EPS). It can be created through InDesign or Adobe Illustrator; no Photoshop files will be accepted.

Design submissions will be accepted from now (Wednesday, April 24) until 5 p.m. MDT on Thursday, May 2. A campus committee will choose three finalists and a public vote will take place on the Montana State Bobcats Facebook page starting on May 3. Design submissions should be emailed to