Due to COVID - Entry Deadline has been Extended until April 30th, 2020

Calling artists, designers and cat lovers — The Cat Nook Cafe is looking for a cat themed design to be printed on canvas tote bags to be sold in the cafe and events. The design should be fun, and cat related and contain the cafe name. Please read below for more contest details, rules & submission requirements.


Contest winner will receive 4 cat lounge visit passes at the Cat Nook Cafe along with a canvas bag printed with your design, bragging rights, and the artist will be featured on the Cat Nook Cafe Facebook and Instagram pages.

Things To Consider

Artists should create work that is infectiously fun, exciting, and cat related!
  • Theme: Artwork must include the cafe name – Cat Nook Cafe
  • Professional: This design may be featured on our website, our social media platforms and other mediums. The design should be eye-catching but still legible. 
  • Color: Feel free to add as much color as you would like!! While it can be in full color, please also make sure that it looks good in black and white.
  • Integrity: Design cannot contain copyrighted material. Design must have been created and edited by the contestant. Design may not include images that have been previously published or licensed images. Must be easily reproducible and scalable for large and small formatting.
  • Number of Submissions: While we do not wish to limit your creativity, if you choose to submit multiple designs we will only pick one of your works for voting.

Design Submission

  1. Submit your design directly to laura@acdcrescue.org
  2. Artwork Size should be 9 inches x 9 inches with the ability to be scaled larger or smaller.
  3. Submitted as a high resolution .jpg or .PDF file with 300 dpi or higher.

Please note: Winners will be asked to submit working file formats in addition to the initial submission.

The contest begins March 1st, 2020. Submissions will be accepted through April 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m (EST). 

OFFICIAL CONTEST DETAILS: Submissions will be reviewed and selected by the Animal Coalition of Delaware County Board Directors before public voting begins. The voting period will occur from May 4th-14th, 2020. The winner will be notified by email. The winning design will be announced on May 16th, 2020 on social media. Contestants agree that Cat Nook Cafe & ACDC Rescue may publish their design and name and may use both for advertising campaigns and/or marketing materials in the future. Contestants assign all ownership rights, including all intellectual property rights to the design, to the Animal Coalition of Delaware County. Additionally, ACDC Rescue may alter, modify or revise the logo as it sees necessary. ACDC Rescue reserves the right to not select a winner if, in its sole discretion, no suitable entries are received. Entries will be judged on their visual appeal, adherence to the concept prompting the contest, quality of design, and ease of reproduction for the purposes stated above. Conditions Of Participation: Entrants must have a valid e-mail address, and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied.

While this contest is open for all ages to enter, we do have an age rule in the cat lounge. Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 21 years of age.

This contest is sponsored by the Animal Coalition of Delaware County, in partnership with the Cat Nook Cafe. The Animal Coalition of Delaware County, Inc. is a foster-based, all volunteer rescue; a 501(c)3 registered charity dedicated to homeless animals.