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March 22, 2011

SideQuesting’s Light Cycle Design Contest

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Written by: Dalibor Dimovski
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Tron: Legacy (and the original Tron!) is coming to Blu-Ray next month, and to celebrate one of the first “videogames in a movie” franchises we’re having a contest to coincide!

We’re hosting our first ever sketch contest on SideQuesting, and it centers around the classic vehicle: the Light Cycle.  It’s one of the coolest rides to ever zip along a path of light on the silver screen, and the latest Tron sequel saw an incredible update to it.  The goal is for you to create/sketch a light cycle concept, but to do so in around 2 hours or less.  Pencil sketches, Photoshop, Painter… whatever you want to use to create it is up to you.  We just want to see a great idea (or two).

CONTEST

We’ll feature each eligible concept on our site and select a winner.  The winner will receive a copy of the Art of Tron Legacy art book, a White Light Cycle toy figurine, and a Tron Deluxe Light Cycle.  Submit as many concepts/images as you’d like (per the rules below, no purchase necessary). Total value of prizes: $75

You can be as creative as you’d like, sketching something that’s more modern or classic, or completely unique.  Each entry will be evaluated on merits of cool design, creativity and sketch by the SideQuesting staff.  Create an entire cool scene, or just a cool idea on a napkin.

See the full rules below, and email your designs to Sidequesting@gmail.com with your name and address.

For an example of what we’ve done in the past, our sister site CarDesignFetish just ran a Batmobile Design Contest as well.  Head on over for the look!

RULES

  • Contest starts Today, Tuesday, March 22nd.
  • Submissions due by Sunday night, April 10th, at 11:59PM EST
  • Winner announced on Tuesday, April 12th
  • Format: JPEG, PNG, or TIFF file
  • Submit as often as you’d like, as there is no limit.
  • MUST BE ORIGINAL WORK.
  • Send sketches to: sidequesting@gmail.com
  • Prizes ship to US addresses only.
  • We will select an International (non-US) winner as well, and that winner will receive a copy of the Art of Tron: Legacy Book.
  • All qualifying submissions will be posted in a gallery.
  • Please see our official Contest Rules for more information.

Good Luck, and have fun!

[The contest has no affiliation with Disney or Disney Pictures. The Tron property is copyright and trademarked by Disney.  Images courtesy Disney. Concepts and images submitted are owned by the artists.]



About the Author

Dalibor Dimovski
Dali is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of SideQuesting, as well as the co-Founder of CarDesignFetish and the founder of MakLink. Dali is also a car designer, deejay, and introductory beer-brewer.




  • http://adnanhadidesign.blogspot.com/ AdnanHadi

    Well, Why shall I post a Design, if I can’t get
    a prize…there is nö thrill. Say I would win(Germany) who would get the Prize? 2nd Place? That’s unfair, isn’t it?

  • http://www.twitter.com/kewlrats Dalibor Dimovski

    Hi Adnan!
    I’ve adjusted the rules for clarification. We can only ship prizes to US addresses only for this competition.

    Sorry for the confusion!

    Dali

  • Shahidul Syed Alam

    Do we submit our designs here??

    Also what will non-US winners receive if prizes cannot be shipped?

    Thanks.

  • http://www.twitter.com/kewlrats Dalibor Dimovski

    Hi!
    We will offer an international (non-US) prize as well. The international winner will receive a copy of the Art of Tron Legacy art book.
    Please send all submissions to:
    SideQuesting@gmail.com

    Thanks, and looking forward to your entries!

  • http://www.thekpv.com myzter

    Cool .. will we be able to see all the entries somewhere on the website?

  • http://www.twitter.com/kewlrats Dalibor Dimovski

    Yup! I’ll try and set up a big, continuously-updated gallery once we get more entries. Til then, here’s the first set:

    http://www.sidequesting.com/2011/03/light-cycle-competition-entries-set-1/

  • Kyle Gallardo

    How many entries are allowed per person? and if one, can we do some sort of “vehicle select” screen? :P

  • http://www.twitter.com/kewlrats Dalibor Dimovski

    As many entries as you’d like! :) We only ask that each “vehicle” takes roughly 2 hours to design. If you do a bunch of designs, you can present them any way you’d like.

  • Kyle Gallardo

    Thank you! I actually have about 4 right now, but due to my bad drawing skills, they took nowhere near 2 hours, lol, I’ll probably try to refine them before submitting them!

  • Toni

    Hi,
    I have a question about the prize for the non-US winner ( I suppose this means non-US resident?) .

    So the rule says that the non-US winner will get a copy of the book, does this mean that you can ship the copy to addresses outside the U.S?

  • http://www.twitter.com/kewlrats Dalibor Dimovski

    Yes.

  • Toni

    Thanks!

  • Blake L.

    Even though I already submitted, I finished mine up for the heck of it. Can be seen here!
    http://www.blake-lowry.com/picture_library/LightCycle2.png