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A Kind Mind T-Shirt Contest

Calling all youth (ages 8-18)!

In honor of Black Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, Silence the Shame is looking for youth artwork for a T-shirt showcasing our theme, "A Kind Mind: How Can We Showcase Kindness?" Make sure to incorporate the words, " Silence the Shame" in your design. The winning design will be showcased on a T-shirt sold across the United States. The proceeds from the fundraiser will support our mental health programs nationally. 

1. By submitting your entry you consent to giving Silence the Shame full rights to use the art in publications, communications and apparel(clothing) for distribution.

2. Submission deadline is 5:00PM EST on Monday, April 22, 2024.

3. Online 50 entries will be accepted. Contest will close early in the event 50 entries are received before April 15, 2024.

4. The winner will be announced on Black Children's Mental Awareness Day on May 1st.

5. Must be between the ages of 8-18 years of age.

6. State of Georgia residents only.

7. Artwork must be submitted using the button on this page. Artwork not submitted with this form will not be considered. 

8. The grand prize of $250 will be provided in the form of a visa gift card.

9. Incorporate the words "Silence the Shame" in the design.

10. Artwork must be submitted on an 8.5” x 11” piece of paper (landscape format is recommended).

11. Artwork must be original work created by the contest participant and may not have been previously submitted, distributed, or won any other award in any other competition.

12. Each youth may submit only one design.

13. Designs must not include company logos, product brands, or store names.

14. Winners and their parents or guardians agree to use the winners’ names and likenesses to promote. Entries will not be returned.

15. STS assumes no obligation or liability or partners in connection with the contest.

16. Submissions should not have visible watermarks, signatures, or personally identifiable information.

What the Winner Receives:

1. Grand prize of $250
2. 3 Free T-Shirts featuring your design
3. Silence the Shame Swag Bag
4. Featured in Silence the Shame's Newsletter and Social Media
5. Bragging Rights!

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