2017 WSC | Registration Now Open!

PENSOLE WORLD SNEAKER CHAMPIONSHIP was created in 2014 as the first global sneaker design tournament to discover and develop the next great sneaker designers. Our goal is to have a global representation of aspiring sneaker designers to showcase their talent and represent their country.

There is no cost to enter or vote.

PENSOLE WORLD SNEAKER CHAMPIONSHIP is conducted exclusively online in a single elimination, all or nothing, style tournament with $20,017 to be awarded to the winner and the crown of THE 2017 PENSOLE WORLD SNEAKER CHAMPION. In partnership with Foot Locker, the winning design will be produced and launched as a limited release at select Foot Locker stores globally.

Note: All of the designs in this tournament will be branded PENSOLE.

REGISTER + DESIGN + VOTE = $20,017 + PRIZES

HOW TO ENTER THE 2017 TOURNAMENT

STEP 1:

We recommend that you SIGN UP to be in our database and receive email notifications regarding the tournament.

STEP 2:

Read the design brief and tournament rules. Register before midnight Eastern Standard Time of SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19th.

STEP 3:

(3.1) Create 1 page containing Lateral View and Bottom View of your original sneaker design, sketch in color BY HAND on a white A4 or Letter size paper only – NO DIGITAL SKETCHING.


(3.2) Create a self introduction video, 2-minute or less, and post it on your YouTube channel

STEP 4:

Scan your hand-design sneaker in high-resolution JPEG or PDF format. Maximum file size 5MB. Upload your design before midnight EST of SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19th at WorldSneakerChampionship.com

STEP 5:

Watch the live selection of TOP 64 on our YouTube channel (PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy) on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25th @ 9PM EST. See if you make it to the tournament!

REGISTRATION & SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 19th

READ THE 2017 DESIGN BRIEF

ALREADY REGISTERED? CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A DESIGN

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2016 WSC Recap

What Happened in 2016

TOURNAMENT

(Coming February 1st)

DESIGN PROCESS

(Coming Soon)

WSC X

(Coming Soon)

Meet the 2016 Top 64