Uniqlo announces the upcoming launch of the UT Grand Prix 2019 T-shirt design contest last Tuesday, October 23, and calls for entries from around the world. On its 13th year, the competition will celebrate Pokémon. Design inspirations can cover everything from Pokémon animated movies to Pokémon GO, an augmented reality mobile game that became a worldwide sensation in 2016.

The Grand Prize winner will receive 10,000 usd. Winning designs from the competition will be featured in Uniqlo’s Spring/Summer 2019 Collection, which will be available for men, women, and kids in UNIQLO stores around the world and the Uniqlo online store.

The top three prize recipients will get invitations to attend a special awards ceremony in Tokyo and watch the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington, DC, in summer 2019.

This year’s competition will also accept entries via smartphones and tablets to enable as many as possible to take part. The UT GRAND PRIX 2019 contest site will announce entry details at a later date.

Here are some of the details:

  • Grand Prize: 10,000 usd, a special commemorative award, and invitations to an award ceremony in Tokyo and to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington, DC
  • Second Prize: 2,000 usd and invitations to an award ceremony in Tokyo and to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington, DC
  • Third Prize: 1,000 usd and invitations to an award ceremony in Tokyo and to the 2019 Pokémon World Championships in Washington, DC
  • Finalist Prizes: 500 usd

The contest will run until December 2, 2018. Here’s the link to the contest site.

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