VISS 2024 T-Shirt Design Contest

VISS 2024 planning is well underway, but one thing we still need is a fantastic design for this year’s t-shirts. We are now accepting entries for the VISS 2024 T-Shirt Design Contest. Entries will be accepted from now until midnight on March 28. The winner will receive a full three-day pass to VISS 2024!

We are looking for an original design that captures the essence of VISS, relating to Historical European Martial Arts or swordplay in general. We also appreciate entries that express this year’s theme (“From Earnest to Honour”) and/or incorporate the city of Vancouver.

Here are the specs for the design:

  • The submitted design must be a minimum of 300 DPI and measure at least 6 inches wide by 6 inches tall.
  • The design MUST work on both light and dark backgrounds.
  • Entries should be submitted as JPG/JPEG or TIF/TIFF (flattened), RGB color space, and no larger than 80 MB.
  • The ultimate winning design will need to be shared as a layered file (.PSD, .EPS, .AI).
  • No stock art, clip art, or copyrighted material.
  • The t-shirt template can be downloaded here.

Designs must be submitted to The winner will be contacted by email, and their winning design will be announced on the VISS website and social media channels.

VISS passes do not include travel costs or accommodation.