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Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego holds Its First Ever Jersey Design Contest for the April 5th, 2020 Event

January 14, 2020

Calling all self-proclaimed and professional artists!

San Diego, California – This year, GranFondo Cycling Tours, the organizer of the GranFondo Series in San Diego, wants to spice it up and get their beloved participants more involved with the look of one of their favorite San Diego cycling events, the Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego. They are inviting EVERYONE to put their creative minds and skills to work to create an original, one of a kind design for the 2020 jersey and/or cycling kit.

Carrie Panek co-owner of the series says, “Whatever inspires you to get on two wheels or however riding a bike makes you feel… like when we are enjoying the incredible scenery we all love to gaze upon as we ride one of the finest courses in San Diego. Whatever your heart desires, we want to see your ideas come to life! Please, don’t be shy. We are hoping to have an array of designs to choose from and hold a final voting for all cycling fanatics near and far.”

Contest submissions start now. GranFondo will begin sharing your masterpieces on social media to get you and your artwork buzzing around the cycling community, locally and globally.  Carrie continues, “Again, don’t be shy! We are excited to celebrate your work!” Design submissions will end January 20th, 2020, after that they will begin the voting process. The fans will choose the design winner, where it will then go through the jersey printing finalization process and get printed on all event jerseys. Designs may be submitted as .jpeg, .png, or .pdf files. For those that would like to use design templates, they can be found at www.sdgranfondo.com/jersey

THE WINNER will get the ride of their choice and the jersey for free!

About the event:

The 12th Annual Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego

  • Sunday April 5th – San Diego California
  • An experience where Southern California meets Italy in this celebration of cycling, food, and San Diego’s picturesque waterfront.

Held in beautiful Downtown San Diego, the two-day festival features a mass-start, timed GranFondo with 4 route options, timed King and Queen of the Mountain competitions, The Bike & Fitness Expo with guest speakers and bike, health and fitness clinics. Challenging and inspiring routes, outstanding Campagnolo ride support, delicious food on course, followed by an Italian Feast at the Finish. Not to mention, a fan favorite Italian dessert, cannolis.

GET READY FOR THE AFTER PARTY-you will be cheered into the finish line, awarded your medal, and ushered into enjoy the Fantastic Finish celebration with live music, bike valet, special guest speakers, Italian Pasta Fest, Beer Garden, and a well-deserved massage. Open to all levels of cyclists with 4 Route Options: 100, 60, 35, 20 Miles. No matter which your distance you choose, you will be Rewarded with the Full GranFondo Experience!

Granfondo Cycling Tours and Life Sports Foundation are proud supporters of Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF) Operation Rebound, sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities. Learn more

The event sponsors include Campagnolo, InfoCrank Verve Cycling, Operation Rebound, Pulse Endurance Sports, Peloton, Nuun, Primal Cycling apparel, GranFondo Cycling Tours, Perspective Fitwear and Dr. Paul J. Marsh.

Check out another favorite San Diego cycling event happening on June 13th- Giro Di San Diego Gran Fondo.

About KOZ Events

KOZ Events is San Diego’s premier full-service special events company providing race management in San Diego County. Founded in 1981, KOZ Events specializes in multi-sport events including triathlons, duathlons, aquabikes, runs, walks, and cycling events. In addition, KOZ provides expert operational, logistical, and event setup/breakdown assistance on a contract basis. www.KOZEvents.com