2017 GAP MEET SHIRTS !!! VOTE NOW !!!

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Pick 1 BACK design for "Official" and 1 for "Special" please !!!

Poll ended at Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:51 pm

Official Back 1
2
11%
Official Back 2
4
21%
Official Back 3
5
26%
Special Back 1
8
42%
Special Back 2
0
No votes
Special Back 3
0
No votes
 
Total votes : 19

2017 GAP MEET SHIRTS !!! VOTE NOW !!!

Postby 01YZF6 » Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:51 pm

So here we are again !
I have worked up some designs, based on input and ideas from other members here.

Clint has agreed to print our shirts again this year too!!!
(pricing, material, colors, and shirt styles, to be determined later)

It is ultimately up to you, the Gap attendees to decide though on what will be final shirt options !

For the OFFICIAL GAP SHIRT:

This is the Front logo...
Image

and these are the options for the back design: we have to pick one !!!

1.
Image

2.
Image

3.Image

And of course, running with tradition, here is the "SPECIAL" shirt design:
(truly inspired by some random conversation...lol)

This will be the on the FRONT of the shirt:
(placement will be on the Left side)

Image

and for the back:
1. last years ever so popular "Shenanigans/Apple Pie" design

Image

OR

2. the traditional GAP MEET logo (enlarged to fit)

Image

OR

3.
Image


we need to decide on only one as well please!

IE
I would post
Official with back #3
Special with Back #1

I think it would be a good idea to limit it to just the 2 final styles this year, in order to keep costs and the amount of work for Clint to a minimum. ( he does this on his own time, and does not make money off it)
So i will let this run for a few weeks, then when we have a majority count, will select the final 2 shirt designs and open up ordering!

thanks !!!
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Postby SilverRider » Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:55 pm

You mispelled 'friends'.


HA, made ya look !

seriously I don't like any of those.

I'd like the thundercat logo and YZF600R as a small , top left front, and what you have for the normal front as the back.

Also, why not put IHL logo/name and number on the back if they would sponsor the shirts???

Instead of the very busy blueprint view of all angles, just use the one side or front view line drawing, and make it bigger.

It reminds me, is there a law that says hobos signs HAVE to 8x11 and so small I cant read any of it???
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Postby Kiwicat » Sat Mar 11, 2017 8:48 pm

I love that blueprint logo especially compared to last years this is spectacular! Even if we can't make it due to a wedding I'll order one with that blueprint.
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Postby Loki WRX YZF » Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:38 am

SilverRider wrote:Also, why not put IHL logo/name and number on the back if they would sponsor the shirts???


I think that's a great idea! At least taking into consideration that they ALWAYS treat us like family and have very often gone out of their way for us.

But I would suggest putting it on one of the sleeves instead of the back.
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Postby 01YZF6 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:48 pm

This was brought up many many years ago too(8 or 9 ago). In fact we had a designed logo with the lodge name added to it. For reasons not needed to be re-discussed, we can't. That's why it has never been done.
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Postby MadYZF » Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:54 pm

01YZF6 wrote:So here we are again !
I have worked up some designs, based on input and ideas from other members here.

Clint has agreed to print our shirts again this year too!!!
(pricing, material, colors, and shirt styles, to be determined later)

It is ultimately up to you, the Gap attendees to decide though on what will be final shirt options !

For the OFFICIAL GAP SHIRT:

This is the Front logo...
Image

...
I have a couple of suggestions. Implement whatever you find helpful:
a) Instead of "Annual Rally", just specify, for ex., "10th Rally". It's a bit more specific by keeping track of its history, and the inclusion of the year (2017) already implies that it's annual.
b) In the logo we have three competing fonts (serif text vs. sans serif decal in a different font vs. serif year in a third font), plus straight vs. the YZF600R.com's italics, plus all-caps vs. regular case. Assuming we stick with the decal style, the surrounding fonts should enhance its design.

Great work on all the options. I'm sold on the blueprint-themed backs.
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Re: 2017 GAP MEET SHIRTS !!! VOTE NOW !!!

Postby 01YZF6 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:50 pm

I appreciate the suggestions...
Always open to new ideas.
For those unfamiliar with the history of the design
2005 was the first SHIRT made for the gap meet, but it was not the FIRST MEET.

Below is the original logo design, and it was a memorial shirt. (2004-2005 was a rough year for a lot of members here)
Every part of the shirt design had a members hand in it. (See below)
IMG_20170312_142344296.jpg


The site logo is the key staple. It is also the original site decal designed, cut, and offered by a member here many moons ago. (Circa 2003?)

I took lead since 2005 on getting pricing and printers lined up, and been at it ever since.

The current shirt logo has been the same since 2007.

Some years ago a similar discussion arose about using a Year vs. using the XXth annual style. Many designs by many members were offered, and voted on. The one we use today was the style/design the members here decided on. So I have just used it ever since. Only apadting the year.

The only thing that was a changing option was the back design. Which all members had an opportunity to design, submit, and be voted on.

In recent years, thanks to Clint , we have been able to offer the official shirt, and also special shirts.

Not only has he saved us money on additional costs (vector file rendering, color and materials options, shipping, custom orders, etc), he also has designed other things for members here (lithos, Awards, etc)

I have no problem with change, nor with suggestions. My only input for the matter, is that it gets voted on by the members here, and that it is something that can remain through out the years.

I usually start in January with ideas, and by March have to begin processing for orders.

I don't mind putting in the time and effort, and always have relied on members suggestions and input. In fact, a few years ago I think we had gone through 5 different options on just one design before picking one.

I enjoy doing it, and not sure how I ended up with the reigns, but until someone else wants to do it every year I will keep on.

Please know that the above is not a rant, and should be re-read in a tone of voice that is both empathetic, and in a kind manner.
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Postby MadYZF » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:11 pm

01YZF6 wrote:I appreciate the suggestions...
Always open to new ideas.
For those unfamiliar with the history of the design
2005 was the first SHIRT made for the gap meet, but it was not the FIRST MEET.

Below is the original logo design, and it was a memorial shirt. (2004-2005 was a rough year for a lot of members here)
Every part of the shirt design had a members hand in it. (See below)
IMG_20170312_142344296.jpg

...

Please know that the above is not a rant, and should be re-read in a tone of voice that is both empathetic, and in a kind manner.
Hey... "tradition!". If it was voted on already, don't let the freshman spoil the party. Looks like there's more than enough history and reasons already for most of the logo, etc. Thanks for putting down the chronology on this.
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Postby 01YZF6 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:38 pm

Not a problem!
If you are handy with photochop, and want to work on a new one for next year, be my guest. I'll be happy to provide the image requirements, and core logo as well
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Postby SilverRider » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:47 am

Not read as a rant, thanks for clearing up some stuff.

Sorry you have to explain it every year cause I forget.

Carry on.
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Postby Reserector » Mon Mar 13, 2017 5:48 pm

Of what you offered in the first post:

Official with back #3
Special with Back #2

If that changes, I'll vote again.


@SilverRider - Have we ever met at a Gap meet? I see you are in AL, so I am guessing you have been there in the past.
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Postby SilverRider » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:01 pm

Dunno if I met you, I was there in '11.
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Postby Reserector » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:26 pm

SilverRider wrote:Dunno if I met you, I was there in '11.

Nope. I started in '13. You coming out this year?
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Postby SilverRider » Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:18 pm

I dunno, maybe. I never know whats going on 'til it gets closer.
I already know money will be tight.
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Postby Micah » Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:41 am

Thanks (once again), Rob for taking the lead on getting these shirts done.

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Postby 01YZF6 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:28 pm

Oooh! It's close on the polls!
I will be closing the voting on Monday.
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Re: 2017 GAP MEET SHIRTS !!! VOTE NOW !!!

Postby 01YZF6 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:26 pm

01YZF6 wrote:So here we are again !
I have worked up some designs, based on input and ideas from other members here.

Clint has agreed to print our shirts again this year too!!!
(pricing, material, colors, and shirt styles, to be determined later)

It is ultimately up to you, the Gap attendees to decide though on what will be final shirt options !


Voting has ended, and it was close!

The OFFICIAL GAP SHIRT:


This is the Front logo...
Image

This is the back!

3.Image

And of course, running with tradition, here is the "SPECIAL" shirt design:
(truly inspired by some random conversation...lol)

This will be the on the FRONT of the shirt:
(placement will be on the Left side)

Image

and for the back:
1. last years ever so popular "Shenanigans/Apple Pie" design



Image


Thanks everyone for voting!
Shirt order details coming soon!
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