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Centennial Design Competition

SFA Centennial

Be a part of SFA's next 100 years in the making! SFA's centennial design competition invites past, present and future Lumberjacks to submit your artwork for a chance to see your design come to life on official SFA centennial merchandise.

View the competition details and rules below. Please note: the deadline for making a submission is Aug. 6.


Participation is broken into three age groups:

  • Children: individuals up to 10 years of age
  • Teens: individuals aged 11 through 17
  • Adults: anyone 18 or older

Submission Rules*

  1. Participants in all age groups will use the centennial logo coloring page design.
  2. Once downloaded, you may print and hand draw, color or digitally design anywhere on the sheet/file.
    1. For digital designs in the Adults category, participants are encouraged to use official SFA colors.
    2. All categories are encouraged to use purple as one of the primary colors in the design.
  3. To submit your piece into the official competition:
    1. email a high-resolution photo, scan or digital file of the finished piece to,
    2. or send the photo, scan or digital file via direct message to any of SFA's flagship social media accounts.
  4. Artwork must be received before 5 p.m. on Aug 6.

Judging Criteria

Designs will be presented to contest judges anonymously and will be judged based on:

  • Use of purple
  • Spirit of SFA
  • Overall appeal

Competition Winners

  • One winner will be chosen from each of the three age groups and announced on SFA's social media channels.
  • Once announced, SFA will produce one type of merchandise for each of the chosen pieces of artwork. The Children category will design for a T-shirt, the Teens category will design for a mug and the Adults category will design for a commemorative poster.
  • Winners will be guaranteed to receive a minimum of one piece of merchandise on which their artwork will be produced. Winners will be announced on social media following selection by the centennial committee.


When available, mock-ups of the merchandise featuring the winning designs will be posted on social media, along with a link for those who would like to make a purchase.

*Disclaimer: Winners will be asked to sign an agreement to grant Stephen F. Austin State University a license to use and reproduce the artwork, such as through the production of merchandise. Once winners are announced, the artist and/or their legal guardian will be emailed the agreement to sign.