Art Contests

The 2021 Wild Turkey 5K Logo Contest is NOW Open!​

Join us for the Union County Heritage Festival logo contest and become part of this cultural event! This contest is open to everyone who is connected to Union County, NC. The winning design will go on the front of the 2021 t-shirt and will not be revealed until the day of the Festival.

Winning Entry Prizes

  • $100 presented by the Union County Heritage Festival Committee on September 19. (We will mail it).

  • Artist’s name on the t-shirt or signature within the design (artist’s preference).

  • Two free t-shirts with the winning design (one white/one color).

  • Special recognition in a press release, on the festival website and on Facebook.

  • Contest winner will retain the use of the chosen logo for their personal artist portfolio.


All submissions are due by July 31st, 2021. Click here for contest rules.


The winner will be notified the week of August 10th, 2021.

2020 Logo Design  Winner

Heritage Festival 5K Tee w YOST signatur

Susan Yost

Marshville, NC

Past Logo Winners


2019 Winner

Beda Trenning-Helms

Marshville, NC


2018 Winner

Madison Pressley

Stallings, NC


2017 Winner

Lindsey Herrin

Wingate University


2016 Winner

Brandon Dellinger

South Piedmont Community College


2015 Winner

Chanamarony Lim

South Piedmont Community College

Download contest documents


The 2021 Recycled Art Contest is Open!

Create art using items that might otherwise find their way into the landfill or recycle bin and celebrate Union County heritage.

The contest is open to all Union County middle school aged art students. Each middle school and homeschool cooperative is eligible to submit two entries.


The submitted art works will be on display at the Union County Heritage Festival. Our Union County Heritage Festival Committee votes on the art.

For more information contact Jennifer Crumpler, UC Recycling Coordinator at 704-296-4213 or

2019 Recycled Art Contest Winners


1st Prize: Sunflower City

Aspen Tremblay

6th grade Weddington Middle School

2nd Prize: Growing Together

Olivia Sitzer

7th grade Weddington Middle School


3rd Prize: We Welcome Everyone

Anshu Arunkumar

7th grade Weddington Middle School