OKLAHOMA CITY – Have you dreamed about creating something for a professional team?
Would you like to become part of Oklahoma soccer history?
If you answered yes to either of these then Oklahoma FC may have a great opportunity for you!
Oklahoma’s top-tier soccer club, Oklahoma City FC, is inviting soccer fanatics across Oklahoma to be a part of its future by designing its scarf.
Scarves are a tradition among soccer clubs and are typically a team’s most recognizable accessory. Scarves are a matter of pride for hard-core supporters and feature team colors, logo and inspiring slogans. Scarves are a part of a team’s identity.
As Oklahoma City’s team, Oklahoma City FC encourages soccer fans to be an intrinsic part of its identity from the start.
“This is Oklahoma City soccer fans’ team, and we want them to know that we appreciate their ideas. Fans should feel like they have a stake in our ‘Beautiful Game,’” said Sean Jones, Principal Owner. “We know people in Oklahoma City are passionate about professional soccer. Their designs are going to help make Oklahoma City FC a success.”
Scarf dimensions are 62 inches long by 7 inches tall. Designs may be front and back, and they may be emailed, hand-drawn and scanned, mailed in or posted to the team Facebook page. All designs must include the team’s crest and colors in the design. All colors and team identity components, along with a scarf template, are available to download from OklahomaCityFC.com.
The contest runs from April 16 through May 14. A committee of soccer enthusiasts will narrow the design entries down to a group of finalists. The scarf design winner will then be voted on by OKC FC fans. The winning designer will receive an Oklahoma City FC prize package along with the honor of having their design used.
OKC FC recently unveiled its logo, a striking shield in the tradition of European soccer clubs. The crest prominently features Oklahoma’s state bird, the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, and its steel-gray and yellow-gold bring to mind the state’s industrial and agricultural past and present. The crest’s rich blue borrows from the 1860 Choctaw tribal flag, which also inspired the Oklahoma state flag.
Entries may be submitted Here, or mailed to Oklahoma City FC, 414 NW 4th Street, Suite 120, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.