APTV Logo Contest



Asbury Park TV has announced a competition to design a new logo for the station.

The committee is looking for a design that is simple, bold, dynamic and inventive. Citizens of all ages whether professional, amateur or students are encouraged to enter and the winner will receive TWO FREE 2019 AP beach badges, a video featurette and design credit. Versions of the winning design will be used as our logo, channel bug, Apple TV/ Roku icon, and more.

Entries must be submitted (in the formats listed below) by March 31, 2019. Full contest rules are available at www.AsburyParkTV.com.

An event announcing the winners of the contest is being planned for April 2019.

Logo Design Specifications

Designs may be submitted jpeg, however, a high resolution PSD, AI, or vector image must be included.

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Simplicity and boldness of the design elements suggesting the sea, beach and the City
  • Appropriate placement and clarity of the call letters, “APTV”
  • Overall creativity

The panel of judges will include professional graphic designers, a representative from the City Council and committee members of APTV.  The decision of the judges will be final.

Winners will be announced at an event to be held in April 2019 to which all the artists will be invited.

All entries and the winning design will become the property of the City of Asbury Park and they reserve the right to make any adaptations for reproduction purposes to the prize winning design.

Dates and Deadlines:

All entries must be submitted to heyaptv@asburyparktv.com with the subject line reading: “APTV LOGO CONTEST”.

All entries must be received by midnight, March 31, 2019.

All entries must identify the designer by name, and one of these categories:

  • Professional, Amateur, Senior or Student*
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address

*Parental consent must accompany any submissions by individuals under the age of 18.

Official Rules:

The purpose of the contest is to design a logo for Asbury Park TV – APTV.
The logo may be used in all media, including, television, online, print, on merchandise and other visual collateral.

Following are the official contest rules:

All submitted work must be the original work of the entrant(s) and must not include, be based on, or derived from any pre-existing or third-party designs, trademarks, or copyrighted images.

All entries will become the property of the City of Asbury Park/APTV.
By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees that any and all intellectual property rights in the logo design are deemed assigned to the City of Asbury Park and Asbury Park TV.

Except where prohibited by law, an entry submission into this contest constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, prize information, and information provided on the entry form for publicity purposes, without further permission or compensation.

Asbury Park TV reserves the right to modify the winning logo to better fit the needs of the Initiative.

The decisions of the Selection Committee will be final.

The selected winner MUST submit a scalable vector version of the winning design so that it is adaptable to electronic and print media, to reproduction on small and large surfaces, and to use in color or in grayscale.

Asbury Park TV and the selection committee reserve the right to alter or modify the contest rules at any time. Asbury Park TV and the selection committee reserve the right to not award a winner and continue using the current logo if no submission meets the criteria of the contest.

If winning selection is chosen by the committee, a prize will be awarded to the artist. Prize consists of two Asbury Park Beach Badges for the 2019 season, a video featurette produced by APTV on the winning artist, and credit as logo designer. Beach badges will be delivered before the start of the 2019 beach season.

All submissions must be received by 11:59 P.M. on March 31, 2019.