World Oceans Day is quickly approaching! To celebrate, we are holding an ocean-inspired t-shirt contest.

Participants can submit up to three original images or designs for a chance to get their creation published as a CORAL t-shirt and sold in our store. Send your designs to from now until May 31, 11:59 EST. All t-shirt sales will contribute to coral reef conservation, benefiting both marine animals and the communities that are reliant on them.

Steps to Enter

Create a design inspired by the ocean! All ages are encouraged to participate.

Send your design to Include your name and an image of your design. A scanned PNG or JPG image is best.

The winning design will be selected by a panel of judges. The winner will have their design printed on a CORAL t-shirt.

Judging Criteria

Feel free to make your design as abstract or as realistic as you’d like! Our panel of judges will pick the winning design based on: 1) Creativity and overall design 2) Connection to the ocean. (Bonus points for anyone who shows a connection to coral reefs!)

Meet Our Judges:

Nigel Barker

World Renowned Fashion Photographer, Film Maker, Creative Director, and TV Personality.

Brooklyn Brigade

Represented by: Efia Sarjeant Bethel

CORAL’s Corporate Partner. This clothing brand specializes in expression of individualism and creativity.

Jake Shimabukuro & Joshua Nakazawa

Musicians, based in Hawai‘i. Jake is an internationally recognized ukulele virtuoso and Joshua is an award-winning cellist at the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra.

Waiver for Minors

Participants of any age are encouraged to enter! If you are under 18 years old, a parent or guardian needs to sign a waiver before CORAL will promote, publish, or sell the t-shirt design. The waiver can be sent to

Terms & Conditions.

  • All ages are able to participate. Entries from around the world are encouraged.
  • Participants under 18 years old must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian prior to CORAL promoting, publishing, or selling the design.
  • Entries will be accepted up until May 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST.
  • All entries must be original.
  • Participants acknowledge that by sending in a design, they are allowing CORAL to promote, publish, and sell their work.
  • Sales from the winning t-shirt will contribute to CORAL’s conservation programs. The winner will not profit from sales, but can rest easy knowing the proceeds will mitigate marine threats and keep coral reefs healthy.

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