JA Your Way - Design Contest Rules and Regulations

Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia is hosting a contest to find a design for apparel and promotional pieces. What does “Achieve Greatness” mean to you? As an alumni or current achiever, we want to see JA Your Way! We are looking to produce new JA swag and want your input. We want a fun, creative design that all of our stakeholders can wear to represent JA!

How does it work?

Interested Achievers or Alumni must provide JA Nova Scotia a JPEG or PNG file of their Achieve Greatness design to Junior Achievement by Friday, October 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm.

Contestants will be short listed by JA Nova Scotia staff and notified by October 18, 2019. Voting for winner will take place between October 21st and 25th ending at 4:30pm on Instagram by likes from the JA Nova Scotia Instagram page. Each entrant is welcome to use social media to generate interest and buzz for their design. Only one “like” from Instagram is allowed per account during the contest. All likes must be made on the JA Instagram account to count as a vote.

What is the Grand Prize?

The winning design will receive a $100 prepaid MasterCard and the opportunity for their design to be featured on apparel and collateral pieces for JA. These items will be sold through RedBubble.  


September 26, 2019 – Contest opens

October 18, 2019 at 12:00pm – Deadline to submit design

October 18, 2019 at 4:00pm – Shortlist of finalists announced

October 21st, 2019 at 12:00 pm – Voting begins on Instagram

October 25th, 2019 at 12:00pm – Voting closes on Instagram

October 28th, 2019 at 12:00pm – Winner proclaimed

Important Information:

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Official Contest Rules and Regulations

This contest is for achievers and alumni of Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia and subject to all Federal, Provincial and Municipal laws and regulations, void where prohibited. No purchase necessary to enter or win.

The contest is administered by Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the contest should be directed to JA at 902-454-4564 or info@janovascotia.ca. By participating in this contest, each contestant agrees to be legally bound by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations.

All entries will become the property of JA Nova Scotia.

Contest Period:

The contest officially launches on September 25th, 2019 and submissions are due October 18th, 2019 at 12:00pm. Online voting period will begin October 21st and end October 25th. Winner will be notified via email on October 28th.


This contest is open to Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia Achievers and Alumni. Entry forms must be completely filled out or will be disqualified.

Contestants must agree to comply with all applicable laws and agree to conduct themselves professionally at all times and in keeping with the reputation of Junior Achievement. JA reserves the right at any time to eliminate a contestant due to conduct. Any design with inappropriate language or content will be removed from the contest immediately.

Winners will be selected based on number of likes received on Instagram.

Methods of Entry:

Entries will be received by Google Forms. Entries must be received before October 18, 2019 at 12:00pm. Contestants must provide a valid email address.

Entries must be submitted in JPEG or PNG format and must be at least 13500×11462 pixels and not exceed 13500x13500 pixels to ensure versatility of design on different products. JA Nova Scotia reserves the right to make modifications to design.

Limit of One Entry:

There is a limit of one entry per person. Entries may be submitted in groups but will void individual entries.

Winner Selection Process:

The entries will be graded, judged and shortlisted by JA staff based on the following criteria:

1. Creativity and design

2. Relevance to JA mission and theme “Achieve Greatness”

3. Versatility of design (can it be used on multiple products?)

4. Does the design showcase JA’s entrepreneurial spirit?

JA reserves the right to disqualify entries at their discretion. Final candidates will be shortlisted and will be notified by Junior Achievement on October 18, 2019.

Voting will take place between October 21, 2019 at 12:00pm and October 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm.

The grand prize winner will be selected based on:

1. Reach

2. Number of social media likes

Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia  |  201-1223 Lower Water Street
Halifax, NS | B3J 3S8
T. 902.454.4564  |  F. 902.454.4514  |  info@janovascotia.ca