Half Moon Bay - California - October 1, 2015

Announcing Logo Design Competition for the 2017 Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Contest held in 2016 / 2017 for logo design use at the 2017 Festival.

See past entries and winners here



Gabe Marshall 1st Prize

2015 Winner: Gabe Marshall
Augusta, Georgia 

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:  October 1, 2015 - September 10, 2016
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)
Official Competition Requirements: The entry must meet the official design requirements,
or the entry will not be in the competition.

Design & Entry Requirements:

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

  • September 10:  Deadline for Submissions
  • October 7:  Entries will be posted on web-site only if a 72 d.p.i  JPG in RGB was submitted with design entry.
  • October 7:  5-7 p.m. Logo Designs Displayed at Reception in Pasta Moon - Music Box Gallery - Half Moon Bay
  • December 1:  Logo Design Winners Announced

Contest Sponsor: Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee

Contest Entries and Resultshmbartpumpkin.com

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