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New Braunfels T-Shirt Design Contest!

Published Thursday, June 20, 2024 3:51pm

Show what New Braunfels means to you and enter our T-shirt design contest! Now, through 6/9, let your artistic skills take center stage! We want to see your amazing ideas come to life in a T-shirt design that screams New Braunfels. The winning design will be the star of our official T-shirts, which will be sold to showcase our beautiful city. And, as a sweet bonus, the artist behind the fabulous winning design will score TWO FREE T-SHIRTS! So, grab your pens, pencils, or tablets, and channel that inner artist to create a masterpiece that represents the heart and soul of New Braunfels. Submit your artwork to and be a part of our city's unique story! 

  1. No fee to submit design. 
  2. All participants must be U.S citizens. 
  3. Only 3 design submissions per person.
  4. If you are under the age of 18 design(s) must be submitted by a parent or guardian and parent/guardian contact information should be supplied. 
  5. All designs must be original creations of the contestant and must be unpublished and not have copyright protection.
  6. Design(s) must be submitted in pdf or jpg format and created in Adobe (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) or Canva.
  7. Winning designer agrees to sign a waiver to allow the New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau the use of their design, free of charge, for any and all printing and promotional purposes.
  8. Contest winner must agree to submit a high-resolution layered vector art file within 7 days of notification and agree to work with the printer if slight changes/modifications are necessary for production. If not, an alternate winner may be chosen.
  9. By submitting an entry, you are agreeing to all contest rules. If you have any questions, please email

How Winner is Selected

Entries will be evaluated by an independent internal panel of judges and will be reviewed for:
Concept and originality of design
Visibility from a reasonable distance
Successfully capturing the spirit of New Braunfels
Totality of design and production readiness

Publicity and Agreement: Contest entry constitutes an agreement by the submitting designers to grant free license of all copyrights of the submitted works to The New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau in perpetuity, for publicity and promotional purposes.

Media Release: By submitting artwork, you agree that if your design wins, The New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau retains first printing rights and a free license, in perpetuity, to utilize the design on t-shirts and other promotional items, and marketing, fundraising, and public relations materials. You are guaranteeing that your design does not contain any copyrighted material, including images/copy found on the internet, unless clearly marked as published under a Creative Commons (cc) license. Contest entrants who are not selected as the winning designer(s) retain all rights to their artwork.