Pokemon 2024 TCG Illustration Content – Prices, More Countries Included

September 14, 2023

The Pokémon TCG Illustration Contest is coming back in 2024, and includes even more Countries this time. The first price can win up to 5000$ for their submission.

This year the contest will be open to additional countries beyond Japan and the United States, including the U.K., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The last contest in 2022 was the first to include the United States.

Pokemon TCG Illustration Contest Price Pool

The theme of this year’s contest is to draw artwork capturing “Magical Pokemon Moments,” which can encompass the Pokemon enjoying a moment in its day, or shows the Pokemon looking cool or dynamic.

One of the following Pokemon can be feature in each submission: Charizard, Pikachu, Eevee, Feraligatr, Flygon, Absol, Bidoof, Melmetal, Amped Form Toxtricity, or Koraidon.

For the first time ever, artists may choose to illustrate either a standard Pokemon card or a Pokemon ex card.

The prizes this year include:

  • One Grand Prize Winner: $5,000 cash prize
  • One Best Standard Card Illustration: $3,000 cash prize
  • One Best ex Card Illustration: $3,000 cash prize
  • Six First Place Runner Ups: $1,000 cash prize
  • 15 Judge’s Awards: $500 cash prize


Entries will be taken from October 12th through January 31st.

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