Georgia Trust for Announces Uptown Rhodes Race T-shirt Design Contest

ATLANTA, June 10, 2011—The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation announces a T-shirt design contest for its 3rd annual Uptown Rhodes Race 5K to be held this fall.  The winning design will be featured on all promotional material for the event and t-shirts given to participants after the race.  The contest seeks designs that incorporate the family and dog-friendly atmosphere of the race, which will take place this fall on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Rhodes Hall, Atlanta’s “Castle on Peachtree.”

Submitted T-shirt designs must include the following:
1. Be created in four-color (CMYK) high resolution format
2. Be 20 inches wide by 20 inches in height
3. Incorporate the family and dog-friendly atmosphere of the race
4. The artist/designer may choose to incorporate the following text or omit it with the understanding that the t-shirt design committee (in consultation with the artist) will add text into or around the winning entry for the purposes of the T-shirt.
• 3rd Annual
• The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
• Uptown Rhodes Race
• 5K
• November 12, 2011

Designs should be submitted in a PDF format by Friday, July 15 to Include your name, address with zip code, email address, and phone number.

The winning entry will be announced on July 22.  The top three designs will receive $150, $50 and $25.

For more information about the T-shirt design contest, please visit or contact the Trust’s special events department at 404-885-7812 or

About the Uptown Rhodes Race
Since 2009, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation and presenting sponsor Dewberry Foundation have hosted an annual 5K run/walk race to benefit the Trust.  Traditionally held in the spring, this year’s event will be held this fall on Saturday, Nov. 12.  The event is family and pet-friendly and open to the general public.  Interested runners and walkers can register at

About the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Founded in 1973, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is one of the country’s largest statewide, nonprofit preservation organizations.

The Trust generates community revitalization by finding buyers for endangered properties acquired by its Revolving Fund and raises awareness of other endangered historic resources through an annual listing of Georgia’s “Places in Peril.” The Trust helps revitalize downtowns by providing design and technical assistance in 102 Georgia Main Street cities; trains Georgia’s teachers in 63 Georgia school systems to engage students in discovering state and national history through their local historic resources; and advocates for funding, tax incentives and other laws aiding preservation efforts. To learn more, visit