Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime military exercise, is currently seeking a new logo for its 2020 session.
They are holding a competition that invites any artist, designer, or creative wishing to see their work featured as RIMPAC’s official 2020 branding to submit their logo ideas. The winning logo will be featured on press releases, websites, social media, and RIMPAC merchandise.
The winner will also be officially recognized by the Commander of the United States Third Fleet.
Held biennially since 1971, RIMPIC brings together international maritime, land, and air units to the Hawaiian Islands in order to perform a variety of joint exercises. These are designed to address multiple scenarios, such as disaster relief, security operations, and complex war-fighting.
The exercise is described by the U.S. Navy as “a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world’s oceans” according to the RIMPAC 2014 Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
The last exercise was held in 2018, with over 25,000 personnel from 25 countries participating, along with 46 ships, four submarines, 17 land forces, and over 200 aircrafts.
RIMPIC is planning for the next exercise to take place in June and July of 2020. This will be the 27th iteration of this exercise, and members from all defence services will participate.
All contest entries are required to be uploaded in a .jpg format with a resolution of at least 300 dpi, embrace the theme ‘Capable, Adaptive, Partners’, be marked public domain, and not include nation flags.
RIMPAC’s motto consists of three words: ‘Capable, Adaptive, Partners’, which should be incorporated into all logo submissions.
The competition is open to all Defence Team members. The deadline for entry submission is Friday, November 1st, 2019.
For more information, visit the Royal Canadian Navy website.