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COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) announces that the Statehouse Museum Shop is sponsoring a T-shirt design contest. The Statehouse Museum Shop is looking for a vibrant, eye-catching, unique design that can be used on a T-shirt and sold in the Statehouse shop starting in the summer of 2014. “Ohioans are innovative and creative people. CSRAB wants to promote and highlight that creativity through the Ohio Statehouse T-shirt Design Contest,” said William E. Carleton, executive director of CSRAB.


The winner will receive:

  • A T-shirt with the winning art
  • One $25 gift card from the Statehouse Museum Shop
  • A private tour of the Ohio Statehouse including the Cupola for  up to 10 people


Contest Overview

All entrants must live in the State of Ohio, and entries must be received by April 30, 2014. Semifinalists, selected by the T-shirt design committee, will be announced May 5, 2014. At that time, the semifinalists’ designs will be posted on the Ohio Statehouse Facebook page, the Statehouse Museum Shop Facebook page and the Statehouse Museum Shop Pinterest page where visitors can “like” their favorite design. Additionally, the semifinalists’ designs will also be on display at the Statehouse Museum Shop where visitors can cast a vote for their favorite design, all public voting ends May 23, 2014. The T-shirt design committee will consider the public voting results when selecting the winner. The winning design will be announced June 2, 2014 and will be on display in the Statehouse Museum Shop, T-shirts with the winning design will be on sale this summer.


Contest rules and entry form are attached to this communiqué. For further contest details and to view this press release, please, visit the Ohio Statehouse website at





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