ACF Fiorentina launch competition for fans to design 2022-23 fourth shirt – SportsLogos.Net News

After revealing a new club crest last month, Serie A side ACF Fiorentina handed design orders to their fans.

Saturday, the club and constructor Kappa launched a contest on their site for fans to design their fourth kit for the upcoming 2022-23 season. Budding artists have until April 17 to download a template and submit their design ideas.

“The most original and appropriate designs to represent the image and values ​​of Fiorentina will be selected and transformed into real match kits,” reads the site (translated into English by Google).

Once the finalists are chosen, they will be put to a fan vote to determine the winning design.

Fiorentina players in their current home kit during their Serie A game against Empoli on Sunday April 3. (Authorisation @ACFFiorentinaEN /Twitter)

The full contest rules are available for download. herebut the main ones listed on the contest website for designers to keep in mind include:

  • The primary colors cannot be purple (Fiorentina’s traditional home kit color) or green (thanks to a new rule imposed by Serie A from 2022-23).
  • You can use more than three colors as long as one is dominant.
  • You can offer a circled, striped, striped or checkered pattern, but there should always be one dominant color.
  • You may not reproduce the Fiorentina logo or its elements (for example, you may not use only the lily, the V of Viola or the name “ACF Fiorentina”).
  • You cannot modify or move the Fiorentina logo, the Kappa logo or the Mediacom logo.
  • You cannot change the shape of the shirt (eg, collar, sleeves) – the structure must remain as it is).
  • You must use the white template which you can download here and develop a proposal in PDF, JPG or PNG format.
  • Each participant can only submit one jersey.
The new ACF Fiorentina crest, unveiled at the end of March. (Courtesy @ACFFiorentinaEN /Twitter)

It is not the first time in recent memory that a major European football club has asked supporters to create shirts. In January, Borussia Dortmund on the side of the German Bundesliga launched a contest for fans to design their 2023-24 home kit. The nine finalists have been announced end of February and fan voting ended on March 18. A winner has yet to be announced.

Graphic feature courtesy @ACFFiorentinaFR /Twitter

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