The Bestee buzz has begun! The Bestee Awards honor your favorite creative minds within the Threadless community, and you have a hand in choosing the biggest winner. You've got a week (starting now thru February 14th) to vote for your favorite design of the year aka the People's Choice award. The lucky designer that wins gets $20,000 in cashola! Vote now!
We'll announce the winners for all of the other Bestee of the Year categories on March 8. In addition to our annual awards, we've a new category: Scorer of the Year. This category rewards the Threadless community member with highest correlation between scores and prints (so maybe we should call it Psychic of the Year?).
Here's the awesome and overwhelming category and prize breakdown:
o People's Choice: $20K prize (holy moley!) plus a free trip
to the annual Threadless meetup
o Designer of the Year: $10K prize, plus a free trip to the annual Threadless meetup
o Unprinted Designer of the Year: $1K prize (in addition to getting one of their designs printed, they'll get the standard Threadless award of $2500 value)
o Blogger of the Year: $1K prize, plus the honor of choosing an unprinted designer to get printed, and a free trip to the annual Threadless meetup
o Newcomer of the Year: $1K prize
o Kids Design of the Year: $1K prize
o Slogan of the Year: $1K prize (this doesn't include Twitter Tees)
o Collaboration of the Year: $1K prize
o Scorer of the Year: $1K prize
o Plus, a bunch of honorary Bestee Awards to be announced
If you don't win this year, don't give up! :) There's always next year.