• Sunday, May 7, 2023
  • 12 Kilometers (7.46 miles)
  • Spokane, Washington
  • 47th Running

Bloomsday 2023 Finisher Shirt Design Contest

Thursday, August 11, 2022

 BLOOMSDAY LAUNCHES ANNUAL FINISHER SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

Winning Design Earns $1,000 and Lifetime of Fame

Calling all artists and graphic designers!   Now is your time to submit a design for the world-famous Bloomsday 2023 finisher shirt.  Bloomsday will pay $1,000 for the design that is selected.  

Submission deadline is Friday, September 16, 2022. Anyone can submit a design - - all artwork and designs welcome.

Here are the important details. 

Design(s) MUST be mailed or delivered by Friday, September 16 to Lilac Bloomsday Association, 1414 N. Belt St., Spokane, WA 99201. Bloomsday will pay $1,000 for the winning design.

The design can have up to 4 colors.  The words Lilac Bloomsday Run (or Bloomsday), Spokane, Washington, 2023 (or ’23), and Finisher must be incorporated into the design.   Please note:  The design winner will work with Bloomsday in adapting their design to the color of the finisher shirt. 

  Please note the following:

  • Designs should be no larger than 13 inches high and 11 inches wide.
  • Artist’s name, postal address, email address and phone number MUST be on the back of each design.
  • Please do not send/submit thumb drives, PDFs or other electronic files.  All submitted designs should be provided in as polished a HARD COPY form as possible.
  • Artwork cannot be returned.
  • Multiple designs can be submitted and are encouraged. 

The artist of the design selected for the 2023 finisher’s shirt will be notified in early November. Please note that because of Bloomsday’s tradition of not revealing the T-shirt color or design ahead of time, the winner will not be able to reveal that his/her design has been selected.  This is Spokane’s best kept secret. 

Questions regarding this process can be directed to Race Director Jon Neill, support@bloomsdayrun.org

Washington Trust Bank – Member FDIC – has been the proud sponsor of Bloomsday and the celebrated Bloomsday finisher shirt since 2005.

Finisher Shirt Design Contest Graphic Website

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