Golden Helix's Annual T-Shirt Design Competition

It's everyone's favorite time of the year; Golden Helix's Annual T-Shirt Design Competition is starting!

If you'd like to participate, simply send a sketch of your design to

  • First Place: $300
  • Second Place: $200
  • Third Place: $100

Deadline: August 25, 2020

The winning designs will be unveiled at the upcoming AMP 2021 conference, and make their way around the world at the other conferences Golden Helix attends.

For some inspiration, check out our previous winning designs below! Get your creativity flowing and send us your sketches! We're excited to see what you'll come up with!

How It Works

  • Draw it out or write it down; we accept either illustrated or written designs

  • Email your designs to by August 25th

  • Golden Helix will select three winners and notify them by August 27th

  • Winners will be announced to the community September 1st, and t-shirt designs will be unveiled at the AMP 2021 conference


  • The design must be your own original, unpublished work and must not include and third-party logos or copyrighted material; by entering the competition, you agree that your submission is your own work

  • Design should be one that appeals to the majority of the Golden Helix/Genetics community

  • Design may include line art, text, and/or photographs

  • Your design is for the front of the t-shirt

First Place 2019

Marina Trigueros

Scientific Illustrator
Cariboo Design

Second Place 2019

Cody Sarrazin, Ph. D

Product Quality Scientist
Golden Helix

Third Place 2019