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2024 Clothing Design Contest

Enter the 2024 Waterford Pumpkinfest Clothing Design contest

Get your pencils sharpened and submit your original artwork to the Waterford Pumpkinfest Clothing Design Contest for a chance to get your winning creation featured on the official 2024 Waterford’s Pumpkinfest clothing line!

Contest prize

The winner will receive a custom Pumpkinfest plaque and an official Pumpkinfest prize pack valued at $100 which includes one (1) fleece top and one (1) t-shirt with their winning design, and one (1) Pumpkinfest ball cap. The winner will also be featured on the official Waterford Pumpkinfest website and social media accounts.

The winning design will be selected by a jury process. The winner will be contacted by email or phone and announced on the Pumpkinfest website and social media accounts by the end of May.

Contest rules and guidelines

  • Contest submissions will be accepted from Sunday, January 14 to Sunday, March 3, at 12:00 am
  • All participants must be a resident of Norfolk County to be eligible
  • One (1) entry per person
  • Design MUST be original artwork, no clip art or stock images will be accepted
  • Design must identify with the mission and values of Waterford Pumpkinfest
  • Design must be family-oriented; inappropriate images will not be accepted
  • Design must include the words “Waterford Pumpkinfest”
  • Design must be suitable for embroidery and silkscreen applications on fleece and T-shirt/jersey fabric
  • Design size must work on both adult and infant-size clothing; recommended design size is at least 10” (25 cm) wide
  • Recommended design proportions are landscape or square, avoid portrait or taller designs
  • Avoid small design details as they may be lost at smaller sizes
  • Design can include a maximum of 3-5 colours of ink, this includes black and white (the background is not considered an ink colour)
  • Submitted design files must be less than 25MB, photos of artwork are acceptable; the original artwork will be requested from the winner; a different graphics format may be required
  • Submissions become the property of Waterford lions Pumpkinfest to be used for other graphics, promotion, print or web purposes
  • All decisions by the judges are final

Have fun and good luck to all participants!

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