Design A Skateboard For

X Games Minneapolis

How To Enter This Contest
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March 05, 2018 11:59 P.M. PDT

Cash Award

$1,000.00 USD

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Skateboard Specs

Review the Skateboard creation guidelines below to make sure your entry will upload successfully. Flattened images (.JPG, .TIFF) are okay for uploading but the winning designer MUST be able to provide a high-resolution layered or vector file.

  • Your creation MUST be uploaded on the Creative Allies Skateboard template, download here: Photoshop .PSD | Vector .EPS | Flat .JPG
  • Your file must have a minimum resolution of 200 dpi
  • Accepted file formats: .JPG, .JPEG, .TIF, .TIFF, .EPS
  • .TIFF (or .TIF) formats should be flattened
  • .EPS formats must have all type converted to vector paths (traced or outlined)
  • RGB colorspace only
  • The max file size you can upload is 60mb

Design a skate deck for the 2018 X Games in Minneapolis!


One winner will receive a $1000 cash prize as well as 10 skate decks (not to be sold) with the winning design plus 2 VIP tickets* to each of the X Games Minneapolis concerts. The winning design will also potentially be featured on posters, shirts and more cool merchandise!

In addition, the winning skate deck with artist credit will be featured on and X Games social accounts for Instagram (2.1MM followers) and Facebook (5.5MM followers). Your skate deck will also be available for sale to the attendees of the X Games Minneapolis 2018.

2017 Winner: Judd Lightyear


Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines

Spreading the shred in action sports, we are looking for a creative design to commemorate the X Games Minneapolis 2018. The design should encompass the spirit of the X Games brand:

Boundary pushing action sports, music and lifestyle!

Check out last year's incredible entries here for some creative inspiration.

Want more information about the X Games? Visit the website here & our More Info page.


Important Note: The deadline for this contest is March 5, 2018 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time and the winner will be chosen no later than March 12. In order to meet printing deadlines for the winning skate deck, you must deliver your layered files by noon Pacific Time on March 14, 2018 if you are chosen as the winner.

* Tickets for local US designers only.


Things You Need To Include

  • All submissions must be original art/illustrations.
  • The winning designer should be able to submit a layered file (.psd, .eps, .ai) of the winning design.
  • Please use the X Games logo provided in the support files in your design
  • Required Text: “X Games Minneapolis 2018”

Things You Should Avoid

  • Respect copyright. DO NOT submit copyrighted work.
  • DO NOT use stock images or clip art.
  • Absolutely NO photos.