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Rock the Socks

Spartan Design Competition & Giving Program

Are you ready to rock your socks off? Alumni who graduated from 2018-2020 and current students are invited to take part in our Rock the Socks design competition. From September 9 through September 20, Spartans within this group may submit up to three original YCP-themed sock designs. You’ll then be called on to vote for your favorite finalist that will be given out to eligible student and recent graduate donors this fiscal year (between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021).

Sock drawings with your design here text

Rock the SocksCompetition Info

  • Contest Rules

    Contest Rules


    • Students and alumni who graduated in 2018, 2019, and 2020 are eligible to participate
    • Up to three designs may be submitted by one person
    • Designs must represent the Spartan spirit and must include the College’s name and/or logo
    • Designs may be submitted in any form:
      • Digital drawing template
      • Drawing template
      • Other drawing that represents a sock


    • Student and alumni who graduated in 2018, 2019, and 2020 are eligible to vote
    • Participants may vote only once
    • You do not have to have submitted a design to vote

    Other Rules

    • York College will give full credit to all designers but will retain rights to the winning
    • Designs may be altered after submission to meet York College branding guidelines
    • Designs may be altered after submission to meet print company guidelines
  • How to Submit Your Design

    How to Submit Your Design

    Sock designs can be submitted using any of the provided templates, or in any other digital format that works best for you. Whether you've created a design using professional software, a masterpiece on a napkin during your lunch break, or anything in between, all designs may be submitted. Participants are limited to three designs each.

  • Sock Design Templates

    Templates for Your Best Design

    While you are not required to use a template, you are more than welcome to. If you have any issues with the templates, please email Atticus Rice, Assistant Director of the York College Fund, at arice6@ycp.edu.

  • Gift Levels

    Gift Levels

    Don't want to miss out on this year's Spartan-designed socks? Consult the gift chart below using your class year (or expected class year) and make your gift.

    Current StudentsRecent Graduates



    First-Year   $10     2020   $5 $60
    Sophomore   $10     2019   $5 $60
    Junior   $20     2018   $5 $60
    Senior   $20            
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