UNIQLO Launches UT Grand Prix 2013‏!

UNIQLO UT Grand Prix is back! Now on its 8th year (yes since 2005!), the annual T-shirt design contest in which participants around the world turn T-shirts into creative works of art will take place from August 3rd to September 2nd 2012.

Last year was Coca Cola, for 2013, the theme is music. Submissions for the contest will have to feature one of the following music artists: AC/DC, David Bowie, Madonna, KISS, the Sex Pistols and The Who. These music legends will personally select the six winning entries in the Artist’s Choice Award category, whereas an online voting process will choose the six winners in the People’s Choice Award category. The prize? A total of US$30,000 in cash for the twelve winners. UNIQLO will also select an additional twelve entries for the Runner Ups’ category, and the company will produce UTs for all twenty-four designs and sell them at its stores throughout the world in 2013.