Dodgeball Tournament: T-Shirt Design Contest

Orange header that introduces "Dodgeball Tournament T-Shirt Design Contest" and promotes the three prizes available.

Vote for Your Favorite T-Shirt Design!

Open to all Princeton University students, staff, & faculty! Vote for your favorite design!

Please only vote once to keep the voting fair and equitable. 


Contest Details

Show Us Your Creative Talent!

Contest Registration Opens: March 1, 2024

Contest Registration Closes: March 24, 2024


Any undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled at Princeton University.

Design Criteria:

  • The T-shirt Design must be your own original, unpublished work. By entering the contest, you agree that your submission is your own work, and Princeton University Campus Recreation has exclusive rights to use your design.
  • Your design must be either Full Chest or Full Front. Please let us know which format your design is created for. 
  • The following MUST be incorporated into your design:
    • "Dodgeball"
    • "Tournament" 
    • "2024"
    • "Princeton"/"Princeton University"
  • The recommended number of colors to use are 2-3 colors.
    • Please be aware that the t-shirt color will be white when planning out which colors to use. 
    • NOTE: The official Princeton orange is Pantone 165C or #ff671f, if you wish to use orange. 
  • The format of your submission must:
    • include your design name & your name in the file.
    • be in high resolution and to be submitted as a .jpg, .png, .pdf, .ai, or .psd file.
    • not be a photograph.
    • have cleaned-up, solid lines (especially if it is hand-drawn).

T-Shirt Judging Criteria:

  • Our contest judges will evaluate the T-Shirt design based on the following criteria:
    • Submission meets the criteria stated above
    • Creativity and innovation
    • Eye appeal, color and layout 
  • The top T-Shirts will be selected by the Campus Rec Marketing Team and will be open for voting to the general student population (you can find announcements on our Instagram @PUCampusRec)
  • The final decision will be made considering the public vote and the Campus Recreation staff.

Contest Awards (Announced April 3, 2024):

  • 1st Place: KODAK Mini 2 Retro Portable Photo Printer + Photo Print Paper AND $20 Paw Points
  • 2nd Place: Owala FreeSip Waterbottle (Choose your color!)
  • 3rd Place: Campus Rec SWAG Bag
  • Every submission will receive 25 IM Points for the residential college/eating club that the submitter is a part of. 

Purpose of T-Shirt:

The winning design will be used for the official t-shirt for the 2024 Dodgeball Tournament and given to participants during the event.

Fine Print

  • The Artist Agreement & Release in the submission form concerns the design produced by the student submitting the form to the Princeton University Dodgeball Tournament T-shirt Design Contest. 
  • Princeton University Campus Recreation reserves the right to make adjustments and alterations to the winning entry. 
  • By agreeing to the Artist Agreement & Release section in the submission form, the artist(s) grant non-exclusive rights to the company to publish, display, or otherwise make the design available for viewing, whether on the internet, within the company, or in other venues. 
  • These rights will not expire but will exist for as long as the company continues to use the design. Additionally, by signing the release you acknowledge that you have read the T-shirt Design Contest guidelines, rules, and fine print and that your submission is original, non-copyrighted work. 

Submissions are CLOSED

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Competition Timeline

  • March 1 - March 24, 2024: Submissions Open
  • March 24, 2024 @11:59pm: Form closes
  • March 27, 2024 @ 12:00pm: Public voting opens via Google Form.
  • March 31, 2024 @ 11:59pm: Public voting closes
  • April 3, 2024: Announce winners

2024: 1st Place - Katie Lee

Figure jumping with a dodgeball in hand

This design is by Katie Lee '24 at Princeton University. 

2024: 2nd Place - Clare Crescimanno

Tiger head biting down on a red dodgeball to the point of almost bursting

This design is by Clare Crescimanno '24 at Princeton University. 

2024: 3rd Place - Yuki Huang

Basketball court with a line of dodgeballs down the middle.

This design is by Yuki Huang '27 at Princeton University. 

2023: 1st Place - Nicole Katchur

A graphic of a fierce orange tiger holding a Dodgeball on a white t-shirt

This design is by Nicole Katchur, Graduate Student at Princeton University.

2023: 2nd Place - Warren Yuan

three cute tigers in stop-motion form throwing a dodgeball with "Let's play dodgeball" under them

This design is by Warren Yuan, Graduate Student at Princeton University

2023: 3rd Place - Daniella Caldarella

A comic-style arrangement that says Princeton University Dodgeball 2023 Tournament

This design is by Daniella Caldarella '27 at Princeton University