The Indestructible Timbuk2 Design Challenge

A Contest of Timbuk2 Philippines in partnership with the Ateneo Art Gallery for Ateneo de Manila University Students

Make a design for a Timbuk2 messenger bag and get a chance to win Php 10,000!

1. Ateneo de Manila University Students must register to join the contest by becoming a contact of Timbuk2 Philippines in Multiply at
2. When applying to be a contact of Timbuk2 Philippines, the following details should be given:

Complete Name
Year and Course
Cell phone No.
ID No.

3. Studies for designs -- in any medium (drawing, patchwork, etc) --should be submitted via email to (Pleaseinclude your Multiply username). Please submit one image per design. A student may submit as many designs as he/she wishes. The studies of the designs must be submitted by 3 August 2007, Friday, at 10 PM.
4. All the designs will be posted at by 4 August 2007. The designs will be short-listed to the top 5 via a voting period from 4 -- 7 August 2007.

VOTING PROCESS: Anyone (not just Ateneo de Manila University students) can vote. To vote, they must apply to be a contact in Timbuk2's multiply account. To indicate they are not a contestant, they can simply put the word "voter" when applying. Once a contact of Timbuk2, they can leave a comment in the design they feel ought to win. Each contact of Timbuk2 can give one (1) vote. Multiple comments by one contact for one design will only be counted as one vote. For multiple comments by one contact for different designs, only the first comment will be counted as a vote for the corresponding design.

5. The students with the top 5 designs will be alerted and loaned Timbuk2 messenger bags to implement their designs on. They may pick-up their bags on 8 August 2007 at the 2007 Ateneo Art Awards Awards Ceremony at the Rockwell Tent from 6.00 -- 8.00 pm (Please look for Lisa). Unclaimed bags may be picked up the following day at the Ateneo Art Gallery, Ground Floor, Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University from 10.00 am to 5.00pm.

6. The students with the top 5 designs must submit their designed bags by13 August 2007 at the Ateneo Art Gallery by 5.00 pm.

7. Timbuk2 Philippines will pick the winner from the 5 bags. The winnerwill be announced on 17 August 2007 at the Ateneo Art Gallery during the4.30 pm opening of the 2007 Ateneo Art Awards exhibition on school grounds. The winner will get a cash prize of Php 10,000. The four other short-listed students will get a Timbuk2 token in recognition of their work.

Questions may be emailed to

Clarissa Chikiamco
Project Coordinator
Ateneo Art Gallery
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108
Tel (+632) 426-6001 ext. 4160
DL (+632) 426-6488
Fax (+632) 426-6488