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Summer Contest

May 1st - May 31st 3,801 Entries

Get Started

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Objective

Reignite the classics in our Retro Gaming Pixel Art Contest! Pixelate your cherished gaming moments, from 8-bit icons to legendary arcade scenes. Celebrate the golden era with a piece that levels up in nostalgia and creativity. Game on and pixel perfect!

Prizes

1st Place

Nintendo Switch Lite

Handheld gaming console

2nd Place

Deco Pro MW(Gen 2)

16K pressure levels BlueTooth drawing tablet

3rd Place

Custom Shirt

Win a custom shirt with your art

Random Winners

Pixilart PRO

Five lucky users will be randomly selected to receive a one-month subscription to Pixilart PRO.

Requirements

  • The drawing can be of any colors
  • Can be an image or animation
  • Can be pixel art or digital art
  • Any sensitive content is not allowed
  • Multiple (10) entries are allowed
  • Must be 16 years of age or have a parents/guardian's permission to claim prize
  • Please, attach a short description of your art (Optional)
  • Use hashtags #retro, #contest (Optional)
  • Upload your art to Instagram, X, or Facebook and tag @pixilart with hashtag #contest #pixilart (Optional)

Timeline

  • Deliver period for contest is 5/31/2024

Judging

  • Contest winners will be selected by the Pixilart Staff
  • Judging criteria will include "Best Nostalgic Piece," "Most Creative Interpretation," and "Best Original Concept"
  • Public votes will increase the visibility of submissions and may influence staff decisions

No purchase is required. Pixilart is not affiliated with prize companies or it's subsidiaries.
Due to shipping restrictions, we are currently unable to ship to the Middle East(Except the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia), India, and Africa. (For South America and some other countries, customs charges may occur and it is not covered.)