Calling all BBYO artists and aspiring graphic designers: THIS. IS. YOUR. CHANCE. We’re looking for our next, best, straight fire summer t-shirt design in BBYO’s #TShirtsHappenHere contest!

If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing your work on a BBYO t-shirt, we want YOU to enter this contest. Think big, think bold–and think summer! BBYO members can submit an original t-shirt design in one of two summer-themed categories: summer travel or general summer. The winner will have their design featured in the IC Summer T-Shirt Promo Booth at BBYO International Convention 2020 in Dallas. IC attendees who are registered for summer programs will have the option of choosing the winning design for their free, printed onsite (right in front of you) t-shirt.

What else?

  • The winning design will be blasted on @BBYOInsider

  • The winning artist gets some awesome free swag with their design on it

  • The winning artist’s portfolio just leveled up, plus 100!

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  • One (1) entry per teen

  • Must be a member of BBYO to enter contest

  • You do not have to be registered for IC or a summer program to participate

  • Design must be 1-sided and 1-color only, using solid black ink, no gradients (examples here)

    • It will print on a heather grey t-shirt

  • Design needs to include the following:

    • Full BBYO logo (download here)

    • The text “BBYO SUMMER EXPERIENCES” or the hashtag “#BBYOSUMMEREXPERIENCES” in ALL CAPS, Proxima Nova Extra Condensed Font (download here)

  • Designs should be created in a vectored format if possible (Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, CorelDraw, etc.), but all popular image file formats are accepted. High resolution images are also encouraged. File size must be under 10MB.

  • File formats that are accepted:

    • .ai - Adobe Illustrator Document

    • .ps, .eps - PostScript File

    • .pdf – Adobe Acrobat Document

    • .jpg - JPEG Image

    • .psd - Adobe Photoshop Image

    • .gif - GIF Image

    • .png - PNG Image

  • Check out some t-shirt examples here


Nov. 12

Contest launches on Camp T-Shirt Day

Nov. 12–Dec. 10

BBYO members may submit their designs

Dec. 10–13

Design submissions will be narrowed down to 4-6 favorites by BBYO staff

Dec. 15–Jan. 2

Teen voting takes place – all BBYO members can vote

Jan. 3

Winner announced!

To enter the contest, please complete the form and make sure to include a sentence or two about what inspired you to create your design. If you have any questions, email us at [email protected], and we’ll get back to you as quickly as we can.
Now, get designing!

Ready to submit? Let's go!