SIGG Swiss x Tony Hawk Foundation Design Contest

The SIGG Switzerland& Tony Hawk Design Contest Has 

Officially Launched

PRESS RELEASE

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 The Tony Hawk Foundation, SIGG Switzerland, and Talenthouse have teamed up to bring forth a design contest where you can submit your original artwork to be seen worldwide! Sigg and Tony Hawk will select four of the top designs, and each Artist will receive a $1,000 cash prize.

In addition to the cash prize, the four Artists will be given plane tickets to Beverly Hills, CA for a meet and greet with Tony Hawk. The People’s choice designs will be voted for and selected online by the public’s votes at Talenthouse and on SIGG’s global FB page. The designs with the most social media votes will also be selected, and win a cash prize of $500.

The contest begins February 19, 2013 at 2PM EST, and ends March 25, 2013 2PM EST.

A voting period will be open to the public immediately after.

Submit your designs on the new global Facebook page

For every Tony Hawk bottle sold, SIGG will donate a portion of proceeds to the Tony Hawk foundation which helps in funding free public skateparks in at-risk communities.

I’m really looking forward to teaming up with SIGG and selecting the final winners. I think utilizing a crowd sourcing platform such as Talenthouse is going to bring in some incredible original designs while, at the same retime, spreading the mission of the Tony Hawk Foundation. I’m excited to check out all the art that’s submitted.

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ABOUT SIGG

SIGG Switzerland AG, the Swiss company rich in tradition, represents a unique success story. Established in Switzerland over 100 years ago, SIGG today focuses on recyclable aluminum drinking bottles. The “Original Swiss Bottle” is manufactured in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Over 90% of its production is exported thanks to a strong global reputation for quality, design and ecology. All SIGG bottles are durable and 100% recyclable. Every year SIGG launches a new Design Collection and for many years now has had samples exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Mainly appreciated by hikers and mountaineers initially, the SIGG bottles satisfy today’s strong sustainability trend. They have also developed into a fashionable lifestyle accessory and are favorites of celebrities such as Gisele Bündchen, Cameron Diaz and Zac Efron. www.sigg.com

ABOUT TONY HAWK – SKATEBOARDING LEGEND

American professional skateboarder Tony Hawk made history for completing the first documented 900 (900 degree aerial spin). He is widely considered to be one of the most successful and influential pioneers of modern vertical skateboarding. Throughout his career, he has made numerous appearances in films, other media and his own series of licensed video games. He has also been involved in various philanthropic activities, including his own Tony Hawk Foundation that helps to build skateparks in underprivileged areas. The Tony Hawk Foundation seeks to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on supporting and empowering youth. Since 2002, the Tony Hawk Foundation has awarded 512 grants worth over $4 million to help build free, public skateparks across the U.S. www.tonyhawk.com and www.tonyhawkfoundation.org