Pokémon Unveils Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 Winners with Top Submissions to be Featured in Official Pokémon TCG Cards
June 10, 2022 – Today, The Pokémon Company International and Creatures Inc. announced the winners of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022, a fan art contest that invited Trainers from the U.S. and Japan to illustrate upcoming Pokémon TCG cards.
The Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 opened to U.S. applicants for the first time, in addition to Japan, and garnered strong interest from fans in both markets, receiving 10,830 entries. Trainers were asked to capture the official contest theme of “the daily life of Pokémon,” and submissions were evaluated by a panel of judges from The Pokémon Company group and Creatures Inc., including official Pokémon TCG illustrators.
The grand prize winner and first runner-up winners will receive $5,000 and $3,000 in cash prizes, respectively, and have their submissions be featured in upcoming promo cards for the Pokémon TCG. In addition, second runner-up winners and judges award winners will receive $1,000 and $500 in cash prizes, respectively.
The winners of the Pokémon Trading Card Game Illustration Contest 2022 include: