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March 18, 2014 08:30 ET

CustomInk Launches Iconic T-Shirt Tourney

Bracket-Style Tournament Asks Public to Pick Winners

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwired - Mar 18, 2014) -  Just in time for bracket season, CustomInk, the "design online" custom t-shirt company for groups and occasions, announced today the launch of its Iconic T-shirt Tourney (http://customink.com/t-shirt-tourney), matching up 32 of the most recognizable t-shirts. After five rounds of public voting, the winner will be announced on the site on Monday, April 7, 2014 and named "The Most Iconic T-shirt of All-time."

After creating its own list of 100 Most Iconic T-Shirts of All-Time in 2013 to help celebrate the 100th birthday of the t-shirt, CustomInk wanted to give the public a chance to choose its favorite with a bracket-style tournament in March.

"Every day we see how powerful t-shirts can be, so we weren't surprised by how passionate people were over our 100 most iconic t-shirts list," said Sean Murphy, CustomInk's EVP of eCommerce. "We're excited to bring everyone in on the fun with a popular vote for the most iconic tee."

T-shirt enthusiasts can go to CustomInk's online bracket (http://customink.com/t-shirt-tourney) to vote and then share via social media to encourage family and friends to support their favorite t-shirts. The top 32 t-shirts were seeded by CustomInk's original list and divided into four groups.

Round 1 matchups:
Legendary Brands Region
I Heart NY vs. Coca-Cola
D.A.R.E vs. Harley-Davidson
Nike's Just Do It. vs. Army
Hard Rock Cafe vs. I Want My MTV

Battle of the Bands Region
The Rolling Stones vs. The Beatles
Bob Marley vs. AC/DC
Run DMC vs. The Grateful Dead
Pink Floyd vs. The Ramones

Movie Moguls Region
Superman vs. Charlie Brown
Batman vs. Ghostbusters
Vote for Pedro vs. Mickey Mouse
College vs. James Dean's Plain White T-shirt

Best of the Rest Region
Tie Dye vs. I'm With Stupid
Tuxedo vs. Peace Sign
All I Got Was This Lousy Shirt vs. Kiss Me, I'm Irish
Frankie Say Relax vs. Keep Calm and Carry On

About CustomInk (www.customink.com)
Founded in 2000, CustomInk is the leader in custom apparel for groups & occasions. Customink.com enables people to design and order custom t-shirts and accessories for their clubs, companies, charities, family reunions, and more. Customers enjoy free design support from CustomInk's acclaimed service representatives, and each custom design is proofed by a professional artist to ensure it turns out perfectly - whether it's being printed on one t-shirt or thousands. CustomInk's innovative online Design Lab offers customers a huge selection of art and fonts, including offerings from the renowned design firms of Charles S. Anderson™ and House Industries™, as well as the option to upload their own artwork. Those who wish to make t-shirts for groups can take advantage of the website's simple group ordering system and online sign-up sheet for ease in coordinating their order with friends, teammates or classmates.

Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with additional offices in Reno, NV, Dallas, TX, and Charlottesville, VA, the company is dynamic and forward-thinking and has been recognized numerous times for rapid growth and workplace excellence. CustomInk strives to treat customers, vendors, and team members as it would want to be treated and has a strong sense of innovation and individual responsibility. To learn more, visit http://www.customink.com/our_story/ or call 800-293-4232.

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