VANS Custom Culture

SHOE CUSTOMIZATION CONTEST

Contest Prize
Shoe Customization Contest

YOUR ART. OUR CANVAS.

Get creative with Vans Custom Culture! Once entered, your shoe design will be judged by a public vote and our own expert panel based on creativity, originality and overall execution.
The top 10 Asian finalists will create a new custom shoe with expert help from Vans design mentors.
One final winner from Asia will win $25,000 USD and have their shoes made by Vans.

Get creative with Vans Custom Culture! Once entered, your shoe design will be judged by a public vote and our own expert panel based on creativity, originality and overall execution.
The top 10 Asian finalists will create a new custom shoe with expert help from Vans design mentors.
One final winner from Asia will win $25,000 USD and have their shoes made by Vans.

GET INSPIRED

VIEW THE GALLERY

IMPORTANT DATES

The 2019 Vans Global Custom Culture contest begins on September 5th, 2019 and ends on December 19th, 2019.
Key dates for each stage are outlined below.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

When will I know if I’ve been selected for the Top 10?

Participants will be notified if they’ve reached the top 10 in mid-October, 2019. Top 10 finalists will be contacted via email by the Vans team, make sure you’re checking your email in mid-October!

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What’s the criteria for judging the custom shoe designs?

Designs are judged based on creativity, originality and overall execution.

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Why isn’t my design that I submitted appearing in the gallery yet?

If your design isn’t appearing in the gallery yet it is likely pending moderation approval or has been denied by our moderation filters.

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Why was my design rejected / denied?

Not allowed: Trademarked or copyrighted material, business or brand logos, images of celebrities, professionals, sports team logos or mascots, nudity, images of weapons / violence, images referencing drugs, alcohol or smoking, offensive content, obscenity or hate. * Vans reserves the right to reject any image

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