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This Year’s Uniqlo Global T-Shirt Design Competition Theme Is Pokemon

This Year’s Uniqlo Global T-Shirt Design Competition Theme Is Pokemon

T-shirt manufacturer Uniqlo and The Pokemon Company have announced the theme for the UTGP 2019 (Uniqlo T-shirt Grand Prix) T-shirt design competition.

The theme for the 2019 competition is none other than Pokemon. This is the 14th design competition that is open to everyone worldwide.

You can submit your entries from October 23, 2018 to December 2, 2018 11:59pm JST. Winning designs will be sold as official Uniqlo T-shirts worldwide next year.

Here are the prizes:

Grand Prize: USD10,000, Special Trophy, Invitation to the Award Ceremony in Tokyo, Invitation to the 2019 Pokemon World Championships

Second Prize: USD2,000, Invitation to the Award Ceremony in Tokyo, Invitation to the 2019 Pokemon World Championships

Third Prize: USD1,000, Invitation to the Award Ceremony in Tokyo, Invitation to the 2019 Pokemon World Championships

Runner-Ups (multiple): USD500

The judges are The Pokemon Company President Tsunekazu Ishihara, Game Freak designer Ken Sugimori, and UT Creative Director NIGO.

This isn’t the first time Uniqlo has collaborated with Nintendo in one way or another – both companies worked together for the successful 2017 UTGP, and even a Splatfest in Japan.