Run for the Arts T-Shirt Design Contest » Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington

Run for the Arts T-Shirt Design Contest

Over the last 40 years, Young Audiences Run for the Arts has helped schools secure nearly $18 million dollars for arts experiences and has become an established Northwest tradition. One of the most exciting parts of this tradition is the yearly student-designed T-shirt and printed materials.

Your student’s artwork could be featured on thousands of shirts, posters and sponsor sheets.

Designs should incorporate themes and images relating to Young Audiences Run for the Arts, including a variety of art forms (theater, music, dance, etc.), physical activity, and community.

  • Submissions for the 2020–2021 school year are due June 8, 2020 and may be mailed to our office or emailed to
  • All K-12 students in Oregon and SW Washington are eligible to submit a design.
  • Finalists will be announced on Young Audiences’ social media platforms.
  • One winner will receive a prize of $350, their design on T-shirts, posters and promotional materials, and the chance to work with a real graphic designer.

Entry form and official rules (English)

Formulario de inscripción y reglas (Español)

If you have any questions about this year’s t-shirt design contest, please contact Koko at

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