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"I would rather be President of Missouri." - Abraham Lincoln
"I would rather be President of Missouri." - Abraham Lincoln
799 backers pledged $33,215 to help bring this project to life.

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UPDATE (8-13): We've reached $30,000! That means everyone who has pledged $20 or more will receive a free koozie and Missouri keychain! Includes past, present and future pledges!

And as promised....The Outtakes!

UPDATE (7-28): Over $20,000! Everyone that pledges $20 or more with get a free Missouri is Awesome patch and Gateway to Awesome koozie! Includes past, present and future pledges! 

UPDATE (7-24): We've now tripled our original goal! Check out the newly added stretch goals, new products and dream of the Missouri Mobile below!

UPDATE (7-23): We passed our goal in less than four days thanks to your support!

We are Missouri is Awesome - a team of dreamers, believers and trucker hat wearers. Help us launch www.MissouriisAwesome.com a handcrafted line of Missouri apparel (and other awesome things) dedicated to artfully displaying the awesomeness Missouri has to offer. 

By reaching our original goal of $5,000 we'll launch Missouri is Awesome with a plethora of Missouri gear, plus designs repping St. Louis and Kansas City (which will be released when we reach our goal!) Any additional money will be used to add additional cities like Columbia, Springfield, and Joplin – the possibilities are endless! 

At the end of the campaign we'll send out a survey where you'll select your shirt(s), trucker hats, and/or hoodies. We're easy on exchanges so if you happen to get the wrong size you'll be able to switch it out! 

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ALL REWARDS

ABOUT THE SHIRTS

We take awesome t-shirts seriously. All of our shirts are made in the USA and screen-printed by hand in Missouri. On nearly every shirt we use Eco-friendly, water based inks that are good for the environment and feel extremely soft on the shirts. Our inks are harder to use (which is why most printers don't use them) but the result is sure to be one of your favorite shirts. 

ABOUT US 

The original Missouri is Awesome shirts were developed by the crew at 5 Pound Apparel in Springfield, Missouri. 

 Check us out @ www.facebook.com/5PoundApparel or www.5poundapparel.com 

Risks and challenges

We've been making shirts ever since we started a screen-printing company in our college living room in 2010. A few months later we got shut down - turns out it's illegal to have a screen-printing company in a residential property in the lovely city of Springfield, MO.

Now we have a business license and the capability to pump out thousands of shirts - legally! We guarantee high quality production and on-time fulfillment for every purchase.

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FAQ

  • Yes! When the Kickstarter campaign ends we'll send out a survey through Kickstarter where you'll select which shirt you'd like and what size. It'll be simple and fun! Plus, we're really flexible on exchanges so if you happen to get the wrong size you'll be able to switch it out!

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  • We print on American Apparel shirts which fit pretty true to size - you can check out their size chart here: http://www.americanapparel.net/sizing/default.asp…

    We're also easy on exchanges so if something goes wrong we'll get you the right size!

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  • Nope! That's the great thing about Kickstarter. They want us to raise enough money to launch our project successfully. If we don't reach $5,000 then you won't get charged and your shirts won't be send. And we'll cry a little.

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  • Yes! At the end of the campaign you'll be able to pick your shirt design/size and you can choose XS, XXXL or XXXXL. If we get enough requests for those sizes we'll include them on the Missouri is Awesome website as well!

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  • Kickstarter doesn't allow multiple pledges, but if you want multiple rewards that aren't in the same package, just shoot us a message and we'll give you instructions. Basically, you would just combine the amounts of the 2 items you'd like, pledge that amount and just send us a message to let us know!

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  • Yes, yes it is.

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  • We want to make sure we're able to fulfill all the orders from Kickstarter so we're limiting city specific designs to 9 (St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Joplin, Jefferson City, Branson, Cape Girardeau, and Rolla). However, when we launch our website we'll have a section where people can vote for certain designs and the designs that get the most votes will get printed! We'll also have a "submit your idea" section.

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    We think you're pretty awesome. With $5 or more get listed on the Official List of Awesome @ www.missouriisawesome.com

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    Nothing says "Oh hey there, I'm awesome!" like an official Missouri is Awesome patch. Plus get added to our Official List of Awesome.

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    EARLY SUPPORTERS!

    Your very own Missouri is Awesome t-shirt! Made in the USA and hand printed in Missouri. Plus a patch & your very own spot on our list of awesome. Unisex sizes S-XXL.

    ONLY 100 AVAILABLE!

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    Nothing says "I'm from Missouri" like an incredible Missouri is Awesome trucker hat. It's adjustable, stylish and includes a patch & a spot on our list of awesome!

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    NEW REWARD. Carry lots of books n' things? Everyone will wonder what kind of awesome things you're carrying around in your Missouri is Awesome tote! Includes a patch and a spot on our list of awesome! Bag measures 15x12x4.

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    Your very own Missouri is Awesome t-shirt! Made in the USA and hand printed in Missouri. Plus a patch & your very own spot on our list of awesome.

    Unisex sizes S-XXL.

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    NEW REWARD. A handmade, home is where the heart is necklace! Made in the USA and includes a patch and a spot on our list of awesome. Current cities are St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia and Springfield. 16" chain.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    New Reward! Missouri is Awesome Onesie! They'll thank you when they're older. **Can also be chosen in exchange for a t-shirt.** Sizes 0-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24.

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    What's more awesome than one Missouri is Awesome shirts? TWO Missouri is Awesome shirts! Plus receive a patch & a spot on our list of awesome!

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    Pledge $45 or more About $45

    One Missouri is Awesome HOODIE! Perfect for cold June nights and the unpredictable weather Missouri has to offer. Made in the USA and printed in Missouri. Includes a patch & a spot on our list of awesome.

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    Choose 2 Missouri is Awesome shirts AND 1 trucker hat. It's adjustable and stylish. You'll also receive a patch & a spot on our list of awesome!

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    Love Missouri? Get cold often? We've got you covered! Pledge $75 and get a Missouri is Awesome hoodie and TWO t-shirts! You'll also get a patch and a coveted spot on our list of awesome.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Awesome 6-pack. You might love Missouri as much as we do. Show your love and get SIX official Missouri is Awesome shirts. You'll also get a patch & spot on our list of awesome to go with that sweet 6-pack.

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    Pledge $125 or more About $125

    Get a limited edition, 16" carving of Missouri with "AWESOME" beautifully engraved in the wood. Your friends will be jealous. Includes one t-shirt, a patch & a spot on our list of awesome.

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    Pledge $135 or more About $135

    By popular demand - THE 8-PACK! You'll be able to choose any 8 Missouri is Awesome shirts. Our best deal - save $65 off of retail prices! You'll also get a patch & spot on our list of awesome to go with that incredible 8-pack.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Where are you from? Donate $500 or more and it doesn't matter (unless it's Arkansas - just kidding!). We'll design a custom shirt for your city and send you 10 of whatever size you want! We'll even send you the artwork to use later.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Jeff (aka Terry) will make a 1 minute video telling the world about how awesome you are! You can provide facts (true or false) and we might add our own! You'll receive a copy of the video and a 6-pack of Missouri is Awesome tees.

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    Pledge $2,500 or more About $2,500

    Don't believe Missouri is Awesome? Pledge $2,500 or more and get to experience all that Missouri has to offer. We'll provide travel expenses to Missouri (within the continental 48) and a 3 day, 2 night stay.

    PLUS - You'll be featured in the second Missouri is Awesome video. Your life will forever be changed.

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