What are we
looking for?

  • Design a top and shorts 
  • We want you to let your imagination run wild
  • We want a unique and iconic kit that the team will be proud to wear 
  • Your ideas can be patterns, stripes, hoops, dots, photos, collage, cut-ups or whatever you think of.  The colours are limitless.
  • The kit can be based on your ideas of sport, women’s sport, the local area, landscape, whatever you chose as a starting point – we are looking for something really UNIQUE showing that Hartlepool is at the leading edge, as a place of innovation, represented by something contemporary and exciting.


Submit your design either using the (optional) template provided or upload your own design
Tell us in less than 200 words the inspiration behind your design
4 artworks will be shortlisted by the judging panel
The 4 shortlisted artworks will then be put to a public vote to establish the winning design.
The winning artwork will be made into a kit for the Hartlepool Rovers Women’s Team to wear from September 2023.


  • The entries will all be looked at and judged by a panel and the best four will be put to a public vote (yes, like the ship that isn’t called Boaty McBoatface)
  • You can be at school or you might be a professional designer – anyone can enter 
  • The prize fund is £1000 for the artist/designer and £1000 for a charitable organisation, community organisation or school for use in supporting their female focused sports club or team 
  • Remember we need you to write a few words about you and your artwork.
  • If you are under the age of 18 you will need to complete the parental permission form upon entry
  • If you are the winner and are under 18 years of age you will be need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the launch event of the kit
  • The deadline for entries is 31st March 2023
  • Check out the Timeline for the full process