Welcome to the SPRUCE Design Competition.

Draw the SPRUCE of your dreams, and the winning design will be commercially printed. $2 from each cloth sold will be donated to the registered charity of your choice!

DEADLINE: September 26th 2021 at midnight.

Open to anyone whether you are an amateur, professional or somewhere in between.  

The information below is split into sections. Helpful tips for your design regarding size, number of colours etc. Rules about originality of your design, and what happens to your design if you win or not selected. 


The SPRUCE cloth is 170mm x 200mm. The area that can be printed is a little smaller 152mm x 180mm.

Colours – Maximum of 4 colours. Some of our most popular designs have only 1 or 2. Remember you can use the white colour of the cloth to show through as a ‘colour’.

If using an online design programme the colours are PMS, Pantone Solid Uncoated

Submitted artwork must be your original creation. 


Photograph the design, or send the artwork file by email along with the Entry Form contact details required.  If you have designed on a computer programme, then send the design in as a PDF file.

To:  hello@thegreencollective.co.nz

DEADLINE: September 26th 2021 at midnight.


There will be two winners selected from the entries.

  • School age, years 0-13
  • Adult, including those from tertiary study.

$2 from each SPRUCE cloth sold will be donated
to a Registered Charity of your choice.

The two winners will each receive 20 SPRUCE of their
own design.



The design competition is open from Saturday August 28th to September 26th 2021. Late entries will not be included.

No purchase or payment is required for entry.

Parent’s consent may be required for children entering the competition and may be asked for as the finalists are notified.

Criteria for judging and picking designs will be based on uniqueness, commercial potential and ability to screen print onto the cloth.

All finalists will receive an online store discount for The Green Collective. Other artwork will be safely saved in case a finalists work if found to infringe copy-write and is eliminated. Another design will then be selected.

The prizes are non-negotiable, non-transferable and non-refundable. No cash prizes are given out. The two winners will receive 20 SPRUCE of their own design. The glory is seeing your design printed on a SPRUCE cloth and your chosen Registered Charity being supported. 

Personal Data. We will require your name, contact email address , phone number and age for the entry. The Green Collective will control the data and use it for the purposes of this competition, emailing updates,  and notifying entrants of being a finalist or winner. It will not be shared with any third party.

The winners will be interviewed by The Green Collective to discuss their design and this will be used for marketing purposes.



ENTRY FORM - Information required (can come via your email entry)







SCHOOL GRADES 0-13 _______________ADULT____________________




Attach via email.

Either a file or photograph attached will be accepted.


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