2019 CorelDRAW International Design Contest

August 1 – September 30, 2019

Share your CorelDRAW® 2019, Corel PHOTO-PAINT® 2019 or Corel DESIGNER® 2019 artwork for a chance to win BIG prizes.

Win valuable prizes worth over $80,000 US total and reap these additional benefits:

  • Have your hard work seen by millions
  • Get inspired by other CorelDRAW product users from around the globe
  • Discover all the new features in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 and/or CorelDRAW Technical Suite 2019

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The contest is now closed

Best of luck to all of our entrants! Winners will be announced in November 2019.


Branding and marketing

Flyers, brochures, logos, banners, awards, engraving, and other designs related to advertising, marketing or point of purchase (POP).

Graphics and illustration

Artistic, creative, and unique designs, created to be appreciated for their beauty or aesthetics, as opposed to serving a practical function.

Signage and vehicle wraps

Designs to be used to wrap cars, trucks, boats, buses and other vehicles, and/or designs used in sign-making.


Designs submitted by students who are formally enrolled in an educational institution. (Proof of enrollment will be requested from winners).

Apparel and textiles

Designs for fashion, embroidery, and/or direct-to-garment printing, displayed as a mockup on a garment, fabric, or model.

Speed drawing

Time lapse videos that show how a work was created in CorelDRAW® 2019, Corel PHOTO-PAINT 2019 or Corel DESIGNER 2019 (maximum video length of 2 minutes). Designs submitted in another category may also be submitted in this category.

Technical drawing and design

Precise 2D and 3D drawings that visually communicate how something functions or is constructed, such as assembly instructions, schematics and floor plans, architecture and engineering drawings.
For full contest details, please read the Official Rules.


With over $80,000 US in total prizes, the 2019 CorelDRAW International Design Contest is your chance to win great prizes and challenge other designers around the world.

There are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place per category, made up of a combination of computer software and hardware, cash, tech gear and accessories, and graphic design merch. From action cams and Bluetooth earbuds, to portable hard drives, keyboards, and mice, there’s something for everyone.

What’s more, our Grand Prize winner (chosen from one of the first place winners) will receive an additional prize valued at over $13,000 US and includes the following items:

  • $5000 US in cash
  • Wilcom EmbroideryStudio Designing e4 + All Elements

See the full list of contest prizes

Sponsors & Partners

Rules & Resources

*No purchase necessary. For full Contest Rules (including complete prize descriptions and how to enter) visit contest.corel.com/coreldraw. Contest begins at 12:00:01 a.m. EDT on August 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on September 30, 2019. Void where prohibited. You must be 18 years of age or older to participate, a legal resident of the country in which you reside, and to enter the Student Design Category, you must also be a student actively enrolled and attending an accredited secondary, university/college, or graduate school program anywhere in the world as of the time of entry. Qualified entrants may submit one (1) Design Entry in all seven (7) Design Categories. Each Design Category will have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner. From the pool of potential First Place winners (in each of the seven (7) categories) one (1) overall potential grand prize winner will be selected. Winners will be informed by email on or about October 14, 2019. Approximate retail value of prizes (USD): First Place Prize Package (ARV $2,000 – $8,890 each); Second Place Prize Package (ARV $1,000-$6,910 each); Third Place Prize Package (ARV $500 – $2,930); Grand Prize Package (ARV $13,800). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the skill of the respective entrants. Sponsored by Corel Corporation, 1600 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, K1Z 8R7 Canada.

By entering the Contest, you agree that you have all necessary rights to your Submission, you agree to grant Corel a worldwide, non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferable, fully paid-up, royalty-free right and license to exploit your Submission for commercial or non-commercial purposes, and you agree to allow Corel to use your name and likeness for such purposes. For more information on the rights you are granting by entering the Contest, see the full Contest Rules.