Gabe Marshall 1st Prize

2015 Winner: Gabe Marshall

Half Moon Bay - California - May 15, 2015

Contest held in 2015 for logo design use at the 2016 Festival...see past entries and winners at hmbartpumpkin.com 

Every year, a quarter-million visitors make the trek to the “Pumpkin Capital of the World” for the world-famous Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. We are looking for a unique design to capture the essence of this unique festival and our coastal community. The winning artwork will be used for the Official  Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, Signage and other print and web based marketing materials. And of course will forever be a part of Half Moon Bay History. The winning Artist will have permission to use the piece for his/her portfolio. The winning Artist is often recognize by  numerous press outlets, including recognition in news releases and the festival parade. 

Competition Start and End:  May 15 - September 10, 2015

Prizes: 1st  Prize $ 1000.00 (one) - 2nd - $ 500.00 (one) - 3rd - $ 250.00 (one)  “The People's Choice” - $ 250.00 (one) - Creativity $250.00 (one)

Competition Requirements: The entry must meet the design requirements or the entry will not be entered in the competition. 

Design Requirements:

  • 1.    Entry Size: 15.5" x 16.5"
  • 2.    Words Required in Design: 46th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
  • 3.    Entry File Format:  Print Ready Vector based artwork:  EPS or  AI or PDF
  • 4.    Color Mode: CMYK
  • 5.    Entry Design:  Versatile for many high quality reproductions, including but not limited to: Large format printing,
    Silk-screening, 1 and 2 spot-color hot stamping for glassware (2" x 2")
  • 6.    Submit design electronically in pdf format to :   logohmb2016@gmail.com
  • 7.    Entries will be posted on the website: hmbartpumpkin.com,
    only if a 72 d.p.i  .JPG in RGB (color profile) was also submitted with design entry. 

    Questions, please send email to: logohmb2016@gmail.com 

Entry Fee: $15 for the first entry and $5 for each additional entry up to 3 entries per artist. 

Payment Methods: (fees are not refundable)

  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Check or Money Order.(All checks or money orders must be drawn on a U.S. bank)
  • Check or Money Order: Send entry form and check payable to: HMBBC

              Mail to:  HMBBC Logo, P.O. Box 274, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 

  •  Important Dates
    1. September 10:  Deadline for Submissions

    2.  October 9: Entries will be posted on web-site only if a 72 d.p.i  JPG in RGB was also submitted with design entry.
  • 3. October 9:  5-7 p.m. Logo Designs Displayed at Reception in Pasta Moon - Music Box Gallery - Half Moon Bay
  • 4. December 1:  Logo Design Winners Announced

Contest Sponsor: Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee

Contest Entries and Resultshmbartpumpkin.com



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