Spring on the York College campus

Rock the Socks

Spartan Design Competition & Giving Program

Are you ready to rock your socks off? Make your gift today to the area at YCP you care most about to qualify for your pair of this year's promotional socks. For the second year in a row, Madison Cook '24 put together a Spartan-themed design that will make its way to the feet of student and recent graduate donors thanks to your participation in the Rock the Socks program. Make your gift by June 30, 2022 to receive this year's design!

Graphic of Spartan-themed tie-dye socks.

All student donors, regardless of their gift size, are invited to the Ken"Ducky" Derby student donor appreciation event, taking place on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Click the link below to register.

Students sit over the creek crossing bridge

Rock the SocksCompetition Info

  • 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 Students  Recent Graduates




    First-Year   $10     2021   $5 $60
    Sophomore   $10     2020   $5 $60
    Junior   $20     2019   $5 $60
    Senior   $20            
  • 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.

  • Contest Rules

    Contest Rules


    • Students and alumni who graduated in 2019, 2020, and 2021 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 2019, 2020, and 2021 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