On Saturday, February 25, Foot Locker went live at NYC33 with D’Wayne Edwards (Pensole) and Sean Williams (OSD) to select the 64 designs who made it to Round 1 for this year’s 2017 PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship. Round 1 voting ends at 11:59pm ET on Friday, March 3 so cast your votes now. To vote, visit WorldSneakerChampionship.com
Created in 2014, PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship is said to be the “first global sneaker design tournament” which aims to “have a global representation of aspiring sneaker designers to showcase their talent and represent their country.” This year, winner will recieve $20,017, a pair of the winning design, a trip to attend the 2017 WSC’X event, and WACOM MobileStudio Pro 16 (Product retail value of $3,000). More information here and design brief here.