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By Scott Miller
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About this project

10 individuals

100 major events nationwide

Thousands of American labor hours brought back home

All while showing just what makes America great...

                                      Us.

          America needs this

                                                                                              

THE CHALLENGE

We'll search high and low for the perfect 10 contestants to go out and compete in the Great American T shirt Challenge.  

Each dot shows the location of a show we're hoping to set up at.
Each dot shows the location of a show we're hoping to set up at.

Each contestant will set up at a minimum of 10 events within one region, living the life of a full time traveling festival vendor, selling shirts from My Liberty Threads..  

And we'll film it every step of the way.

Contestants will keep all of the money they earn from selling our shirts at the fair, and whoever sells the most shirts will win the Grand Prize of $5,000!

You see some pretty cool things when you go out and travel from fair to fair.  Our healthy selling competition will bring us a platform to 'show off' many of the people and places that make America great.

Messages like the ones we'll be bringing to our series are sadly underrepresented in the entertainment world, and with your help, we aim to fix that.

CONTENT

Each episode will have time devoted to each of these 4 subjects:

Competition updates -  Sports Center type set, but light humor from the anchors.                     Behind the scenes glimpses - We'll get to know the contestants as we shoot footage from their booth, follow them on their travels, and in some cases, we'll take you inside their day to day lives as they discover neat places and people across of America.                               A focus on the need to bring back jobs - We'll go visit towns where clothing and textile plants have closed down, and speak to those who have been impacted by this.  We'll also highlight businesses big and small that are helping in the efforts to bring jobs back.                           Stories of great Americans - Scott will go back and revisit places, and reunite with people who have had an impact on him over the 6 years of growing this brand.   A 3-5 minute segment each episode will spotlight specific experiences he's encountered in his 6 years on the road. He'll use pics and video that he's captured along the way. (warning, these tend to pull at the very strings of the fabric that make up America, and are tear jerkers by nature.)             

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Scott describes the stories of great Americans that we plan on working into our series.                                              

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

 
Julian has spent more than three decades working in every aspect of the filming industry, and has agreed to take on the Great American T shirt Challenge as his next endeavor.
Julian has spent more than three decades working in every aspect of the filming industry, and has agreed to take on the Great American T shirt Challenge as his next endeavor.

HOST

Scott Miller has been traveling the country, and growing his American made t shirt brand since 2011.
Scott Miller has been traveling the country, and growing his American made t shirt brand since 2011.

                                                                                                

CAMERAMAN

Jared Miller - One of many cameramen (and women) who will help out along the way.
Jared Miller - One of many cameramen (and women) who will help out along the way.

 

WHEN WE REACH OUR GOAL

We'll spend $35,000 on rent for the 100 events we'll be attending and filming at, and approximately $40,000 on every aspect of producing and distributing our series.  The balance of the money raised will be spent fulfilling our Backers' Rewards

                         

WHEN WE SURPASS OUR GOAL

We'll Increase the quality of the production of our series.

We'll add prize money to the Grand Prize and add weekly prizes. 

We'll increase the size of our spaces at selected events.

We'll also broaden assortment and quantity of our American made t shirts being sold at each event.

Final Thoughts                 

We haven't mentioned "voting candidates off of the Island" or "Celebrity contestants", because that isn't what we're all about.  

We're trying to bring jobs back and remind people just how great America is.  "Per Diem" in this challenge will be determined by how many shirts a contestant sells in a given day.  And I can tell you first hand that everyone who finishes their 10 fairs is a winner.

When I say "America needs this" I mean it, and I speak from first hand experience.

If you decide to back this project, I won't let you, or America down.

Thanks for your time and consideration.

And may God continue to bless America as He always has...

Scott Miller

The Great American T Shirt Challenge

                       

          

Risks and challenges

This will be our first time filming our activities on this large of a scale, but it isn't our first rodeo. We've been selling our shirts at major events all over the country for the last 6 years, and capturing these great experiences on pics and videos from the beginning.
We anticipate the release of the episodes will trail the actual festival schedule by approximately 8 - 10 weeks, but this will vary depending on circumstances. At no point, will production value, or selling results be compromised for the sake of rushing this. I know we get one shot at this, and America needs this too badly for us to blow it because we tried to rush this along. Your patience is appreciated!
Scott

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    Come meet Scott at one of the Official Events we're set up at as he's bouncing around the country this Summer/Fall. He'll buy you a funnel cake. (Travel and entry fee to the fair is not included).
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    As an official G.A.T.CH benefactor, you'll appear in at least one episode, and your part in helping us in such a big way will be celebrated as such. In addition, if we end up with 4 or more Benefactors, the roles will be recurring, and you'll serve as a Coach in the Competition that IS the Great American T shirt Challenge. (more details to come should the opportunity present itself.

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