The Atlantic Coast Conference launched its new brand on Thursday in preparation for its 62nd year of athletic competition. The new mark reflects the ACCs future while maintaining a strong sense of the
leagues proud heritage and tradition.
The new mark will be used in association with each of the ACCs 27 sponsored sports. It was designed in partnership with SME, which has worked closely with the conference on multiple projects and successfully led major rebranding of numerous sports organizations. The ACC and SME gathered input from member institutions, alumni and fans in creating the new design.
Similar to primary logos of previous years, ACC lettering serves as the new marks centerpiece. Set in a custom-designed font created specifically for the league, the logo leans forward toward the conferences ever-present goal of excellence. The lettering is accentuated by a bold, silver underline that symbolizes the ACCs journey toward a bright future.
The new marks versatility will allow it to be displayed in the school colors of each of the ACCs 15 member institutions. Fans will see the logo on display via many applications team uniforms, merchandise, facilities and digital platforms such as websites, social media and television.