Share Your Talent in the ESO T-shirt Design Contest

10.18.2018

Showcase your creative side and you could see your design featured in the Bethesda Store in the ESO t-shirt design contest! Learn how you can submit your entry, vote for your favorite, and acquire the winning t-shirt at a discount simply by taking part in certain in-game events.

The ESO community is a remarkably talented and creative bunch. To help us celebrate the players and stories that make The Elder Scrolls Online so special, we’re thrilled to announce the ESO Community T-Shirt Design Contest.

How to Enter

You can submit your entry for the t-shirt design contest using this entry form from now until November 2 at 11:59PM EDT. The ESO Community and Art teams will judge entries based on their creativity, originality, and how well they represent the #OurElderScrolls theme, with the top eight selections chosen as finalists. Please submit your entry as a .jpg or .png file. All submitted artwork should be no bigger than 16” wide by 19” tall and with nine or fewer colors. If selected as the Grand Prize Winner, you'll find the requirements for printing below:

For Adobe Photoshop files (or raster artwork):

  • 300 dpi, RGB color mode
  • All fonts must be 12 point in size or larger
  • Please save file as a .PSD or .TIF file type
  • Scanned traditional artwork saved as a .JPG is also acceptable as long as it is 300 dpi

For Adobe Illustrator Files (or vector artwork):

  • RGB Color mode, 9 color limit
  • All fonts must be 12 point in size or larger
  • Convert all text to outlines
  • Any “placed” or “imported” files must be embedded into the file
  • Please save as an .AI or .EPS file type

Don’t forget, you have until November 2 at 11:59PM EDT to submit your entries, and don’t hesitate to check out the Official Rules for any questions you might have. Good luck!

Vote for Your Favorite

During the week of November 12, we will announce the eight finalists and provide you a link to where you can view and vote on your favorites. You will have until November 19 to get your votes in before we announce the final winners.

The winners shall receive the following prizes:

Grand Prize Winner (1)

  • Any one (1) ESO player home of your choice
  • Two (2) free t-shirts, featuring the Grand Prize Winner’s design – one for the winner and one for a friend!
  • Collection of The Elder Scrolls Online DLC and Updates mini-posters signed by the ESO Dev team, featuring:
    • Thieves Guild
    • Dark Brotherhood
    • Shadows of the Hist
    • One Tamriel
    • Homestead
    • Morrowind
    • Horns of the Reach
    • Clockwork City
    • Dragon Bones
    • Summerset
    • Wolfhunter
    • Murkmire
  • 14,000 crowns to spend in the ESO Crown Store
  • One (1) “Devoted Torchbug” in-game pet for the platform of your choice

Runners-up (3)

  • One (1) free t-shirt, featuring the Grand Prize Winner’s design
  • Collection of The Elder Scrolls Online DLC and Updates mini-posters, featuring:
    • Thieves Guild
    • Dark Brotherhood
    • Shadows of the Hist
    • One Tamriel
    • Homestead
    • Morrowind
    • Horns of the Reach
    • Clockwork City
    • Dragon Bones
    • Summerset
    • Wolfhunter
    • Murkmire
  • 5,500 crowns to spend in the ESO Crown Store
  • One (1) “Devoted Torchbug” in-game pet for the platform of your choice

Honorable Mentions (4)

  • 3000 crowns to spend in the ESO Crown Store
  • One (1) “Devoted Torchbug” in-game pet for the platform of your choice

Win a Torchbug pet (and much more)!

Get Your T-shirt!

Starting the week of November 26, the Grand Prize Winner’s design will be made the official #OurElderScrolls campaign t-shirt and available via an exclusive offer in the Bethesda Store (NA and EU).

To unlock the ability to purchase one of these exclusive tees, you must participate in at least one of the four upcoming in-game events. Details on the specific events and what you need to do to receive the exclusive offer are below:

  • Witches Festival: October 18 – November 1
    • Earn a Daedric Plunder Skull
  • Clockwork City Celebration Event: November 15 – 26 (Clockwork City DLC game pack required)
    • Enter the Clockwork City zone
  • Undaunted Celebration Event: November 29 – December 5
    • Earn a Mysterious Reward Box
  • New Life Festival: December 13 – January 2
    • Earn a New Life Festival Gift Box

If you participated in an event, you’ll be contacted via email with instructions on how to get an exclusive code that allows you to preorder the t-shirt from the store for a significantly reduced price, forever commemorating the ESO community and the #OurElderScrolls event!

The t-shirt will only be available in the Bethesda Store until January 7, 2019. Estimated delivery for the t-shirts will be on or before March 2019.

Celebrating #OurElderScrolls

We can’t wait to see what the ESO community comes up with for the t-shirt design competition, and we are thrilled to be able to immortalize the Grand Prize Winner’s entry with an exclusive shirt. Keep an eye on all our social channels throughout the event, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, as we’ll be sharing some of our favourite entries throughout the event. Good luck!

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