PGSF Holds Annual 2021 Student T-Shirt Design Contest

January 26, 2021 | Posted in: PGSF News

PGSF Holds Annual 2021 Student T-Shirt Design Contest

2021 Student T-Shirt Design Contest


Students: This is your opportunity to show your design skills. Educators: Please consider scheduling this competition as part of your class assignments or projects for 2021.

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is proud to announce the annual Promotional T-shirt Design Competition. The t-shirt will be used to promote the careers possible in graphics, availability of scholarships through PGSF, and/or how graphic communications fit into today’s world. The winning entrant will receive a $500 check, an award certificate, and will be honored in a national news release, on the PGSF website, and on social media platforms.

Design entries must include the following:

    1. Prominently display Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation name and logo in the right or left-hand corner
    2. Design Theme Options (Pick one and showcase):
      1. Graphic Communications in Today’s World
      2. Career Opportunities in Graphics & Print
      3. Apply for Scholarships in Graphic Communications
    3. Bright and highly visible colors are great!
    4. Final artwork:
        1. Files should be high res jpg, png, tif, or psd (front side only)
        2. The maximum/optimal area to fill for printing on the t-shirt is 13×18” max

Rules and Submission Instructions:

  • Submit entries as a pdf HERE!
    Files should be named as follows:
  • Include entrant’s school name and name of creative designer or names of team members.
  • The winner of the contest must submit all files required for reproduction. File becomes the property of PGSF.
  • T-shirts will be produced and printed on the show floor at Printing United.
  • Entries are due by April 10, 2021. Judging will be in May and the winner will be notified by May 31.


If you have any questions or need assistance, please email or or call us at 608-575-3904.

2020 T-Shirt Design Competition Winners

See the print production in action!!! Congrats to Our T-Shirt winner, Abigail Carter who attends Mattoon High School in Illinois. The second-place winner for the T-Shirt competition is Mandana Yaghiniof  Saddleback Community College in Mission Viejo California. Read more HERE.