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Shirts by Shurts for Squirts.  Polo Shirts for Gamers is now expanding to Youth Sizes.
Shirts by Shurts for Squirts. Polo Shirts for Gamers is now expanding to Youth Sizes.
56 backers pledged $2,791 to help bring this project to life.

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Polo Shirts for Gamers - Shirts by Shurts Junior Edition

$2,791

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Missed the Campaign?

Head to www.shirtsbyshurts.com or contact me at shirtsbyshurts (at) gmail (dot) com

 If you backed my previous campaigns here's what's different:

  • Polo shirts in Youth Sizes for the little squirts in your life.  All shirts in this campaign are offered in Youth Small, Medium & Large in addition to adult sizes.
  • Simplified pricing: $22 for youth shirts and $27 for adult sizes
  • New Rook design and a few new color options on some of the most popular designs.
  • Short and Sweet: No stretch goals and this campaign ends at the same time as school for my kids.

New to Shirts by Shurts?  Read on.

I love board games. I enjoy sitting down with family and friends and playing a game together. Its a great opportunity to catch up with friends. Board games offer me the chance to help my kids learn important life lessons and skills. They give my wife and me a quiet night in after the kids are in bed.

I wanted to show off my love of gaming to others. I have picked up a few t-shirts over the years, but nothing I could wear to the office. After not finding what I wanted, I created Shirts by Shurts.  A polo shirt that offers a professional look while still showing off my favorite hobby.

After 2 successful campaigns and numerous designs and colors, almost 1000 Shirts by Shurts polos are being worn all over the world.  I wear one to work at least once a week.

And now I'm back because my kids wanted in on the action.  They wanted shirts just like Dad has.  So now the junior gamers in your life can look just as good as you do.  I am offering my shirts in select colors in youth sizes in addition to adult sizes.

Each polo shirt features a simple, but easily recognizable, symbol from the world of table top games. A crest design is embroidered in a contrasting or coordinating color on the left chest. I evaluated many suppliers to find a polo shirt that matched my quality standards. I've worn and washed these shirts many times and am very happy with the final product.

  •  Tagless: There's no tag scratching your neck
  •  Poly/Cotton Blend: The soft touch of cotton, but no shrinking and easy care
  •  Pique Texture: For its great look and durability
  •  Range of Sizes: Available Youth Sizes Small, Medium and Large and in Men's from S to 6XL and Women's from S to 4XL.  Tall sizes are also available for Men's in some colors - noted with a "T" on the graphic.

Below are all of the color combinations available for this campaign.  These colors are available in Youth, Women's and Men's sizes.  Choose from a selection of classic Shirts by Shurts colors and designs or from some of the exciting new options:

Youth Sizes are as follows: Small (size 6-8), Medium (10-12) and Large (14-16)

 I have had a lot of great feedback from my previous Kickstarters.

Originally Tom Vasel of the Dice Tower had this to say about my shirts: They look like nice polo shirts and they have these ... logos in them that you at first glance you don't even know it's a board game so that's kind of cool.  It kind of gives it a classy look.  

 I received lots of positive feedback from previous backers:

"They look and feel great. I love being able to wear a gaming shirt to work. Nicely done."

"Once again, I am the best-dressed guy on the block. Thanks for another unqualified success." - Repeat Backer

"Wore the first one today - the OG Meeple. Got a few comments from co-workers. I'll try out the Hex tomorrow. Loved the shirt - very comfortable all day long."

"I gave my BF his for xmas and he LOVES it. The fit is PERFECT for him! I'll definitely be getting more. Thanks!"

I'm keeping the reward levels very simple.  Only one option, but feel free to add up to 9 more shirts (10 total) to either level.  You'll be able to select the colors and sizes of each shirt after the campaign ends during the survey.

Just add $22 for each additional Youth Sized shirt and $27 for each additional Adult sized shirt.

For each Extended and Tall sized shirt add these amounts to your pledges now. Once the campaign is over you won't be able to edit your pledge. Any of the shirts marked with a "T" are available in Tall sizes.

Only want 1 Adult shirt?  Just add $5 to the single shirt pledge level (plus any extra for extended sizes).

No stretch goals for this campaign.  All of the colors and designs that are being offered are already unlocked.  If you were hoping for a design or color from a previous campaign send me a message with the size you are looking for.  I have a very limited stock of shirts from the previous campaigns I will offer at a reduced price on a first come, first serve basis.

Shipping is already added when you make your pledge.  Any additional cost of shipping extra shirts is built into the add-on price of each shirt.

Note for International Backers: Shipping outside of the US is NOT customs friendly.  All of these shirts will be shipped from the US.  If there are additional costs for entering your country you will be responsible for those costs.  I understand that shipping outside of the US is expensive, unfortunately at the volumes I ship there aren't any economical options.

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
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 For those data nerds like myself that like to track projects, here are a few different tools:

Kicktraq (Trending towards $3,408 after 36h)

BackerTracker (Trending towards $2,243 after 36h ($1,543 - $2,943))

BiggerCake (Prediction $853 after 36h)

Tabletop Analytics (First prediction is after 5 days $1,671)

Risks and challenges

Shirts by Shurts is a one man company with some help from family and friends. It's possible that there would be delays to the schedule. Unexpected back-orders of specific shirt colors has happened before.
If any delays arise I promise to communicate these to the backers. I'm sure I can complete this project before GenCon at the start of August.

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    For Pick-Up at Gen Con 2019 in booth #2512. 1 Shirts by Shurts Youth Sized polo in the design/color combination of your choice. No shipping will be charged.

    Add $5 if only ordering 1 Adult shirts. Or add up to 9 more shirts youth sized $20 each or adult sized $25 each. See the chart for additional charges per shirt for extended sizes.

    Your survey needs to be completed by June 16th to ensure Gen Con delivery. You may also choose this option for local (Twin Cities, MN) pick-up.

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