International Design-A-Sock Contest
Simply head over to the contest page to use the submission template starting on July 7, 2022, and upload your design. If snail-mail is more your speed, entries can also be sent to 9592 SE Main St., Milwaukie, OR 97222.
The call for submissions ends on July 29, 2022, at 5PM.
If you have any additional questions or want to get some inspiration from seeing the previous winners, you can check out the FAQ page.Good luck and have a blast! This is one party that will literally knock your socks off.
Created by our Founder, Carrie Atkinson, the contest is an annual, international, and incredibly fun way to showcase your imagination. Hosted by Sock It To Me, Inc for over a decade, participants simply send in their unique design ideas that could be featured on Sock It To Me’s next pair of socks. The winner of the contest will receive a $2,000 cash prize, along with the chance to have their own design as part of a future product line. Second place will receive $1,000 and third place gets $650.
Sock It To Me, Inc
Link to Competition
Link to Registration form
The winner of the contest will receive a $2,000 cash prize, along with the chance to have their own design as part of a future product line. Second place will receive $1,000 and third place gets $650.
Type of Competition
Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), More than one stage (Winners selected after at least two selection phases)
Who can Participate
-This contest is international and open to people 18 and older! Parents and legal guardians of children under 18 also may submit designs created by their children.
-Residents of the following countries are not eligible to enter or win: the Balkans, Belarus, Burma, Burundi, Central African Republic, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Nicaragua, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan/Darfur, South Sudan, Syria, Ukraine/Russia, Venezuela, Yemen, and Zimbabwe, and the contest is void where prohibited by law.
-Sock It to Me judges, including our designers and our in-house team of experts, will select the top 30 designs from all eligible entries.
We will post these chosen 30 semi-finalists on our site https://contest.sockittome.com for our fans to vote from 8/15/22 – 8/21/22 on their favorite designs.
-The 10 designs that receive the most votes will be entered into a final round of judging, and Sock It to Me judges will select the final 3 winners from the top 10 finalist designs.
Winners will be announced on our site.
The semi-finalist judging and finalist voting will be based on the following criteria:
Simplicity of design
Use of a maximum of six colors
Use of colors that are flat and solids, NO shading, blending or half tones
Use of pattern
The judging to select the 3 winners will be based on all of the above finalist criteria, plus the additional following criterion:Use of imagery, themes, patterns, or designs that are different from our current line
Dates and Time Frame
Registration Closes July 29, 2022
Deadline to Submit Project July 29, 2022
Winners announcement Date August 31, 2022
Location of Competition
Milwaukie, Oregon, USA
Location of Project (if developed)
Banner, Poster, Brochure or Triptic of Competition