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Venus Williams Sponsors T-Shirt Design Contest For South Florida College Students

Winners get tickets to next year’s Sony Ericsson

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    Venus Williams Sponsors T-Shirt Design Contest For South Florida College Students
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    Venus Williams had won her first match against Vesna Dolonts, of Russia, at the U.S. Open.

    Tennis icon and aspiring fashion designer Venus Williams recently launched a t-shirt design contest exclusively for college students in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties with winners also getting to share her two passions.

    The “Empowering Artists Through the Arts” T-shirt contest started December 17 and runs through January 17. Contestants will create unisex graphic to be printed on T-shirts with Williams picking 11 finalists who get two tickets to watch her play in next year’s Sony Ericsson and an invitation to a VIP reception in Miami.

    From the finalist, Williams will pick a grand prize winning entry that will have his or her graphic printed on a T-shirt to be sold at the tournament, meet her at the VIP reception as well as receive an autographed tennis racket.

    For more information on the contest, click here.