Entry #1156 - Logo design - by struggle4ward

Miami Dolphins picked a winning design in their logo design contest

For just US$714, they received 1,211 designs from 270 designers.

From logos and business cards to websites and stationery, you can get anything designed by running your own design contest on 99designs.

99designs community contest: Help the Miami Dolphins NFL team re-design its logo!


Custom Logo design package

Purchased for US$714

(including 99designs fees)

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  • Last feedback - Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:00:43 +0000
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  • Selected a winner
  • The contest holder awarded a winner


Congratulations to the winner, struggle4ward!

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Design brief

Organization name

Miami Dolphins

Description of business

The Miami Dolphins professional NFL football team in Florida recently announced they'll introduce a new logo before the NFL draft this spring. Following our recent community logo design contest for the newly named NOLA Pelicans NBA team (, some designers and sports fans suggested we give our community the chance to come up with a new Dolphins logo as well. How could we refuse? Here's your chance - we can't wait to see what you come up with!

For more details, check out this blog post:…-its-logo/

*Note: this contest is being run by 99designs for fun only! It is NOT an official NFL contest. (But rest assured, the prize is real)

Organization industry



None specified

Further requirements

UPDATE: We've decided that we want the designs to go in 1 of 2 directions. We would either like to see a very modern update to the current logo or a throwback to a very vintage style logo.  Thanks again to everyone who is participating!

*Note: this contest is being run by 99designs for fun and is NOT an official NFL contest! (The prize, however, is real!)

The NFL team, the Miami Dolphins are looking to update their logo in time for the NFL Draft this spring.

For this contest, anything goes, but we will be looking for a design that would complement other current NFL logos (pictured above). We've also included the Dolphins logos and text currently in use.

There are many directions you can go in - some teams have an actual cartoon character (i.e. the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings), while others incorporate a reference to their home city (i.e. the San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants and Green Bay Packers). Most are 'framed' in one way or another.

While this contest is specifically for a logo, feel free to be creative in showing how it could be used on jerseys, helmets or even on a football field!

We will be providing plenty of written feedback throughout this contest. Please don't hesitate to ask any questions in the public section of the comments!

Best of luck to all the designers! Looking forward to seeing what our vibrant community will come up with!!!

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