Jesus Christ is looking for a fresh new T-shirt design for the new year! Think you’ve got the design chops to make a kick-ass design for your holy savior? Enter the contest for a chance to win a cash prize and the eternal love of Jesus Christ.

Contest Details

  • Design will be for a regular screen printed or digitally printed t-shirt, through a service such as Teespring or similar. This means designs that incorporate elements that wrap around the t-shirt, adorn the collar or sleeves, or other such complex printing techniques may be disqualified.

  • Designs may incorporate text, imagery, illustrations, photography, etc.

  • Designs do not have to be Christmas or holiday related.

  • Submit your design by following the “Submission Guidelines” below.

  • Jesus will choose up to 3 winners, who will win up to $600 in cash Prizes.

  • Jesus will be giving updates and will announce the winner via social media and this web page.

  • Have fun and be creative! Don’t hide your talent under a bushel; let it shine brightly for the world to see!


  • All designs must be your original art or design work. By entering the contest, you are representing that your submission is your own work and that to your knowledge it does not infringe upon the copyright or other intellectual property rights of others.

  • Designs may include photos of SoCal Christ/Jesus Christ or original illustrations of SoCal Christ/Jesus Christ.

  • Designs may not include official SoCal Christ or Jesus Christ logos.

  • Designs may not include any elements that incorporate the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property of any third party.

Submission Guidelines

  • Email with the design file of your entry.

  • Include your full name and country or province in your email (only your first name and country will be displayed online, if you win).

  • You may also include your primary social media account or handle, if you’d prefer it to be referenced along with your name.

  • If your design file is too large to attach to email, you may include a dropbox, google drive, or other such online storage download link to the file. Please also include a JPG or PNG of your design in the email.

  • For Illustrator files:

    • Keep all files in CMYK color mode.

    • Convert all type into outlines.

    • Save your design as an Illustrator .ai file.

  • If your design was created in another vector program such as Affinity Designer:

    • Keep all files in CMYK color mode.

    • Convert all type into outlines.

    • Save your design as a vector PDF or .eps file.

  • For Photoshop files:

    • Keep all designs in CMYK color mode.

    • Create a high resolution version of your design at the intended printing size. Keep all layers separate. High resolution is 300 pixels per inch at the intended printing size.

    • Your submission should be about 11.9” x 17.9” or 3570 x 5370 pixels and 300 dpi, or larger.

The Fine Print

  • There is no limit to the number of submissions per person.

  • Submissions will be screened by appropriate parties for merit and feasibility. Finalists will be chosen by Jesus Christ.

  • Jesus Christ reserves the right to make changes to the winning design before printing, including changes to content, image size or ink color.

  • Jesus Christ reserves the right to use the winning designs or elements of the winning design for other merchandise, including but not limited to hats, buttons, etc.

  • By submitting your design, you grant permission for your design to be used by Jesus Christ, including but not limited to his website, social media accounts, and marketing materials.

  • “SoCal Christ” and related names, marks and images including images of SoCal Christ (hereinafter, “SoCal Christ Marks”) are the trademarks of the Fiverr/YouTube Jesus Christ (“SoCal Christ”). All rights with respect to any designs, logos or artwork which you may create that includes one or more SoCal Christ Marks or that is used in conjunction with the SoCalChrist Marks shall be deemed the sole and exclusive property of SoCal Christ. In this regard, any designs, logos or artwork so created by you shall be deemed as work made for hire and shall be owned by SoCal Christ. In the event that such designs, logos or artwork do not so qualify, if necessary, you agree to assign to SoCal Christ all right, title and interest to and in such designs, logos and/or artwork including all copyright and trademark rights associated therewith. You are not permitted to make any copyright claims to any designs or graphics that are used with or otherwise include the SoCal Christ Marks.

  • Jesus Christ reserves the right to review and approve the final decision.

  • The winning artist will enter an artist agreement with Jesus Christ prior to production of the winning T-shirt design.

  • The winning design(s) will be announced on this website and other various social media channels. The winner(s) will be notified directly via email.

  • One (1) to three (3) winners will be chosen, and the creator(s) of the winning design(s) will receive up to $600 in cash prize (1 winner = $600; 2 winners = $350 for first place and $250 for second place; 3 winners = $300, $200, and $100, respectively).


Jesus Christ 2019 T-Shirt Design Contest - Guidelines

T-Shirt Template - Illustrator

T-Shirt Template - Photoshop (Front only)

T-Shirt Template - Photoshop (Back only)

T-Shirt Template - PDF

Note: Templates provided for both front and back of T-shirts, but design is not required to cover both sides. More is not always better!