Duke’s Beach House 8th Annual Holiday T-Shirt Design Contest 2019: Rules and Prizes

What are we looking for?
An original design for a men’s, women’s or unisex t-shirt incorporating Duke’s Beach House and the holiday/Christmas season on Maui.

The subjects could be Hawaiian flora, fauna or natural elements; holiday graphics; icons of the Maui lifestyle; Duke’s Beach House and Duke Kahanamoku’ s interests. Depictions of Duke Kahanamoku himself are not encouraged.

Submissions will be accepted from Monday, August 12, 2019 – Friday, September 13, 2019.

Entry forms can be downloaded here or picked up at Duke’s Beach House.


Picking the Finalists

Duke’s Beach House management will select the best designs, which will be posted at www.facebook.com/dukesbeachhouse on Monday, September 23, 2019.

Picking the Winners

Fan Favorite: Fans of Duke’s Beach House Maui on Facebook will vote for their favorite design during the voting period, which runs September 23, 2019 through September 27, 2019. The design with the most votes will be the Fan Favorite winner. Note: only 1 vote per IP address will be counted.

Duke’s Beach House Favorite: Duke’s Beach House management will select its favorite design which will be the design printed on the t-shirts.

Announcing the Winners

The Fan Favorite and Duke’s Beach House Favorite designs will be revealed on October 14, 2019 at dukesmaui.com and on Duke’s Facebook fan page.


1. The entrant of the Fan Favorite design will receive $150 cash and the entrant of the Duke’s Beach House Favorite design will receive $300 cash.
2. The finalists, as chosen by the management of Duke’s Beach House Maui, will each receive a $50 promotional voucher valid at Duke’s Beach House Maui.

How to Submit Your Design 

Complete the entry form. Mail or deliver the completed form with a hard copy of your design or a digital version of your design on disc to:

Duke’s Beach House

130 Kai Malina Parkway

Lahaina, HI 96761

*No design will be accepted without a completed entry form accompanying it.

The Rules
1. The digital designs must be provided on disc to the following specifications:

Minimum 300 dpi. Include all required fonts, art and image files.

Accepted Mac Platform Applications: Acrobat pdf/x-1a, InDesign cs, Illustrator 9.0 or higher, Quark Xpress versions 4.0-7.0

Graphic Formats: eps, tiff, Photoshop tiff or eps files, minimum 300 dpi at actual size used, images flattened and saved with no compression

2. The entrant and all persons involved in creating the design must be 18 years of age or older, or have the consent of a parent or legal guardian.

3. Designs must not contain any copyrighted material.

4. Designs must be the entrant’s original creations

5. Designs cannot contain any profanity, offensive language, nudity or otherwise objectionable material, the determination of which is solely at the discretion of Duke’s Beach House.

6. All designs submitted become the sole property of Duke’s Beach House and T S Restaurants, including all copyrights to the design.

7. Duke’s Beach House reserves the right to reject, not to use or make available for public viewing, or at any time remove any design that Duke’s Beach House finds unsuitable for any reason at its sole discretion.

8. Duke’s Beach House reserves the unrestricted right and permission to copyright and use, and re-use, the submitted design to manufacture and sell apparel, and publish printed materials of the design in which the submitted design may be included intact or in part, composite or distorted in character or form, without restriction.

9. The entrant has no right to examine or approve the completed apparel or printed matter to which the design may be applied.

10. Multiple entries are allowed.

11. All submitted designs may be used for promotional purposes by Duke’s Beach House and T S Restaurants.

Got Questions?

Email us at marketing@dukesmaui.com