Then came my design:
Most entries previous to this were eliminated. After that this is what the designs ended up looking like:
See a pattern? This happened after I got some positive comments on my design. My design is still in the running but so are all the ones afterwards which look like :-/
So much for originality on their part eh?
This is the final design based on their requests for a difference in color and removing the dots, which some people afterward didn't pay attention to.
Not sure if it's any better.