Announcing our 2021 T-shirt Design Winners

Our 2021 PGSF T-Shirt Design Contest winner is Regan VanderWall, whose design was selected overwhelmingly by our judging panel. Regan attends OAISD Careerline Tech Center in Holland, Michigan. Please join us in congratulating Regan!

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This is your opportunity to show your design skills

The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) is proud to announce our first-ever 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 design will be placed into production during the Printing United show in Atlanta this coming October.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email or Jeff White – or call 412-608-2855

Instructions & Specifications

Rules and Submission Instructions

  • Submit entries as a PDF HERE
  • Files should be named as follows: Firstname_Lastname_Schoolname_2022
  • 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 become property of PGSF.
  • T-shirts will be produced and printed on the show floor at Printing United.
  • Entries are due by April 15, 2022. Judging will be in May and the winner will be notified in June.
  • Educators: Please consider scheduling this competition as part of your class assignments or projects for 2022.
Submit your DESIGN Here

Design entries must include the following:

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


The winning entrant will receive a trip to the Printing United show, TBD. This will include airfare and hotel for one night. Additionally, they will receive an award certificate, and will be recognized in a national news release.

Thanks to sponsorship by Ryonet®|Allmade®, ROQ, and Sanmar. The first-place winner will receive a Semi-Pro 4 Color Screen Printing Kit by Ryonet(valued at $2000). Runner-up will receive a DIY PRINT SHOP Original T-Shirt Screen Printing Kit (value $250).