At the beginning of every year, CACVT has a contest for our annual t-shirt design.  It is a great way to show off your artistic talent! The winning design is printed on the official CACVT T-Shirt released at our annual Spring Conference and complimentary to early bird registrants. See below for all contest guidelines and rules.

The submission window for the 2024 design is now closed.  Check back in January 2025 to submit your design!

T-Shirt Design Contest Prizes

1st Place – Design will be featured on the official CACVT Annual T-Shirt, recognition on social media and in CACVT Connect, and designer receives a Spring Conference Package including one registration and one hotel room reservation for 2-nights at the conference hotel. 
Runner-up – $50 Amazon gift card

Design Rules and Guidelines

  • Design may not exceed 11” wide by 12” high.
  • Design must include the year and "CACVT".
  • Design will appear on the front of a solid-color shirt.
  • Design will be printed in up to three solid colors. Gradients and transparencies cannot be incorporated.
  • Design must be wholly original. By submitting a design, you are guaranteeing that you hold original rights to everything in it, that it may be printed on distributed t-shirts, and that it does not contain any copyright material.
  • Design submission should be saved to 300 dpi to produce a quality output. Acceptable files are high resolution JPGs, TIFFs, AI and EPS files.
  • If you would like to incorporate our logo, you can download it here.

  • Members limited to (2) entries. Entries can be submitted by an individual or as a collaborative effort. See more on collaborative efforts below.
  • This contest is open to all CACVT members. 
  • Entries become the property of CACVT.
  • CACVT reserves the right to make adjustments to all entries, including colors of the design and the shirt.

Submission Guidelines

  • Entries must be submitted via the form by midnight on the due date.
  • The submission form is available on our website at the end of January.
  • Collaborative entries should be submitted by the main contact person but the submission should include the list of participating members. The person submitting the entry will be the only point of contact from CACVT.

Designs will be judged by CACVT staff, board, and volunteers based on the following criteria:

  • Concept and originality
  • Captures spirit of the CACVT mission, vision, and values
  • Completeness of design and readiness for printing
  • Feasibility of reproduction
  • Adherence to design and submission rules and guidelines

How winners will be notified

Winners will be notified by email after the close of the voting period, via the information provided during entry. At the sole discretion of CACVT, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following:

  • Winner's failure to respond to notification within three (3) business days after it's transmission.
  • The return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts.
  • Winner's failure to provide original design files.
  • Upon contacting a winner and determining that they have met all eligibility requirements of the contest, such individual will be declared a "winner" of the contest via social media, newsletter and on
If you need any clarification regarding the contest rules, please email [email protected].