Calling all artists…

August 9, 2012 · 1 minute read

The 2013 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k presented by MARTIN’S is gearing up for its second annual T-shirt design contest. Artists and designers of all ages are encouraged to enter. The winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and the honor of having his/her design on 45,000+ race T-shirts.

From the Sports Backers: Since 2001, the 10k has grown to include over 40,000 participants and tons of partying spectators. It has become a legendary Richmond institution. Add costumes, spirit groups, and bands to the historic beauty of Monument Avenue, and you’ve got an amazing community event! The winning T-shirt should capture the all-around atmosphere of the event.

The winning design will be printed on a cotton T-shirt. Guidelines for contest are as follows: Maximum of four (4) colors in design – no gradients or transparent layers allowed; Incorporate the words “Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K presented by MARTIN’S” into design; Keep design off seams of the shirt; Must transfer well during the screen-printing process.

Artists must submit their designs as .JPEG files via email to by 11:59 p.m. on November 15, 2012. The winner will be required to provide original file to transfer into a high resolution (.EPS) format and make any other changes necessary to ensure the design in its final form is acceptable to the Sports Backers and the chosen screen-printer. Late submissions will not be accepted. All artwork must be submitted along with a signed agreement.

Questions regarding this process can be directed to or (804) 285-9495.