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βββ Design Contest


Have a cool TriBeta design?  Enter it into our βββ Design Contest.  All βββ chapters and members are eligible to submit a design.  The chapter or person submitting the winning design will receive a $50 monetary prize and free TriBeta swag with the new design. 

Submitting a design earns any chapter more points on their Bertholf Award application. 

Rules and Guidelines

  1. All designs must be original creations of the chapter or member and incorporate all the required design components outlined below.

  2. Design(s) must be submitted in .pdf format, on the Design Contest page on the webpage via the submission form by 11:59pm (ET) on October 31, 2023.

  3. The winning chapter or member agrees to sign a waiver to allow βββ the use of their design, free of charge, for any and all printing and promotional purposes.

  4. By submitting an entry, you are agreeing to all contest rules. If you have any questions, please email


Required Design Components

The winning design may be used in a variety of places including on our website, marketing materials, and merchandise including apparel, stickers, and other items.

  1. Theme: Design theme must include either Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, TriBeta, or βββ. 

  2. BBB Insignias:  The Shield and/or Key insignia can be used, but not required.  To download the image files go here:

  3. No Chapter Specific Designs:  The design is for any and all βββ members therefore the design cannot reference a specific chapter.

  4. Colors: Design is limited to 4 colors.  The following are the official βββ colors.  Designs ARE NOT limited to use of only these colors. 

  5. Design Software: If available, please make designs using the following software options:  either Adobe (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Canva, or CorelDRAW.  The design submitted must be in PDF file for viewability.  If you do not have access to the above-mentioned software, Microsoft Word is fine, but save in PDF format.  Designs created using t-shirt design websites like Bonfire, CafePress, and Zazzle will NOT be accepted.

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How Winner is Selected

Entries will be evaluated by members of TriBeta’s Executive Committee and will be reviewed for:

  1. Concept and originality of design

  2. Visibility from a reasonable distance

  3. Adherence to design and submission rules and guidelines

  4. Totality of design and production readiness


Fine Print

Publicity and Agreement: Contest entry constitutes an agreement by the submitting chapters or member to grant free license of all copyrights of the submitted works to Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society in perpetuity, for publicity and promotional purposes.

Media Release: By submitting artwork, the chapter or member agrees that if your design wins, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society retains first printing rights and a free license, in perpetuity, to utilize the design on merchandise items, marketing, fundraising, and public relations materials. The chapter or member guarantees that your design does not contain any copyrighted material, including images/copy found on the internet, unless clearly marked as published under a Creative Commons (cc) license. Chapter entrants who are not selected as the winning designer(s) retain all rights to their artwork.


Submission of Design

Deadline for submission is 11:59pm (ET) on October 31, 2023.  Late entries will not be reviewed.  Click the button below to submit your design.

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