Shenandoah Area Council CSP Contest

In celebration of the Shenandoah Area Council merger, we invite Scouts to submit designs for our new Council Shoulder Patch (CSP).

Theme: United in Scouting

Start: 8/14/2023

End: 10/16/2023 at 5:00 PM

  • The winner will receive a $75 Visa Gift Card with their design used as the council's next CSP.
  • Runner Up will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card with their design used in an upcoming exclusive patch set.


  • A Scout must be registered with the Shenandoah Area Council.
  • A Scout must not age out of their current program by the end of the contest (except Cub Scouts transitioning to Scouts BSA or Scouts BSA transitioning to Venturing)
    • A Cub Scout must crossover to a current SAC Troop or Scout from a Troop must crossover to a current SAC Crew to stay eligible.


  • Only one submission per Shenandoah Area Council Scout.
  • The design MUST have the words Shenandoah Area Council and the BSA Fleur-de-lis.
    • See the downloadable template below
  • No submissions will be accepted after the cut-off date/time.
  • Scouts ONLY Contest (Leaders are not eligible).
    • We want to see the creativity of the Scouts around our council.
  • Must comply with BSA branding guidelines.

Submissions can be turned in via the online form below or at your local Scout Shop.

File Name Description
BSA Guidelines for Custom Patches and Emblems Download
BSA Patch Design Guidelines PATCH DESIGNS – DOs and DON’Ts Download
Guidelines for Custom Patches And Emblems Download
Patch Contest Template CSP Design Contest Template Download
Special Regulations Download