Students Can Win Cash And Prizes For Eco Chic!

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — January 18, 2011 — AATCC launches the 2011 edition of its popular
Concept 2 Consumer® Student Design Competition.

The seventh annual student design competition, sponsored by AATCC’s Concept 2 Consumer® (C2C)
interest group, gives students a chance to win cash, prizes, and recognition in the textile

Because of the growing emphasis on sustainable textiles, this year’s theme is
Eco Chic Bag. Students are challenged to lend a creative touch to the growing market for
reusable shopping bags and create a marriage between style and sustainability.

AATCC has made entering easier than ever this year. The competition’s fits into one semester,
the 2011 spring semester (January to May) to better serve those who wish to use it as a class
project. Students may work individually or in teams of up to four. All AATCC student members are
eligible. (Students who aren’t members yet can easily join!)

In addition to cash prizes (up to US$1,000!), first and second place winners receive a
Pantone Cotton Planner (US$595 value). One bag design from each of the top four entries will be
professionally printed and constructed by [TC]2.

The e-brochure with guidelines and instructions, Pantone® color palettes, entry form, and
questionnaire can be found at

Posted on January 25, 2011

Source: AATCC