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Kingfish Announce 2016 Aurora Health Care Jersey Design Contest

Kingfish Announce 2016 Aurora Health Care Jersey Design Contest

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish are searching for artistic area students to design the 2016 road and alternate jersey.  The Kingfish are reaching out to Kenosha Area Middle Schools and High Schools in hopes that their students will participate in the competition.  The jersey will be worn as a road jersey and home alternate in 2016 and auctioned off during the final home game of the season.  Proceeds from the silent auction will benefit the Aurora Health Care Foundation.

Over 400 students in the greater Kenosha area participated in the jersey design contest in 2015. Nick Abate from Christian Life School was the contest winner and his design inspired the look for the 2015 Kingfish alternate jersey. The Kingfish wore the stylish jerseys for all 36 road games and as an alternate uniform during select home games.  The 2015 jersey auction raised $4,096 for the Aurora Health Care Foundation.

In order to be considered, participants must follow the guidelines below:

1.    The Kingfish will accept any of the following design samples: computer designs (preferred), paint, crayons, colored pencils, markers and any other way students can convey their concepts.

2.    The deadline for all participants is December 4, 2015.  The school or students can send their submissions via email, mail, fax or in person at Simmons Field.

3.    The jersey must include the following:

a.             All Kingfish PMS colors

b.             Jersey must include the Kingfish fish logo

c.             Include two (2) digit numbers (numbers 10-99) on back of jersey

d.             Number on front location is optional

e.             Jersey designs with the “Kensoha” or “Kingfish” text logos are preferred

f.              100% of the surface uniform can be used

4.    The winning artist will be given the opportunity to throw out the first pitch at the game the Kingfish wear the alternate jersey for the first time. Winner will also receive a jersey of their own and a party for up to ten (10) friends/family members.

The picture below shows the alternate jersey designed by Nick Abate from Christian Life School for the 2015 season. ​11034416_972455189432136_5917497281772955296_oThe week of December 7th, the top 10 final designs will be posted on the Kingfish Facebook account and a winner will be chosen by Friday, December 11th.

Please send submissions to Kylie Smithback at 7817 Sheridan Rd. Kenosha, WI 53143, Fax: 262-925-3426 OR Kylie@KingfishBaseball.com.

Kingfish all-you-can-eat 7-game packs, season tickets and group tickets are on sale now. To purchase your 7-game pack contact Tyler Drees at the Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems by calling 262-653-0900 or email Tyler@KingfishBaseball.com.

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The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. 

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