2022 Art Contests

The 2022 Wild Turkey 5K Logo Contest is NOW Open!​
Submission DEADLINE July 31, 2022


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 2022 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 17. (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, 2022. Click here for contest rules.


The winner will be notified the week of August 8th, 2022.

2021 Logo Design  Winner

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Karlie Altherr
Waxhaw, NC

Past Logo Winners

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2020 Winner

Susan Yost

Marshville, NC


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 2022 Art Contest is Open!

The 2022 Heritage Festival Middle School Art Contest is open to all Union County, NC middle school students in grades six through eight, including private, public and home-schooled students.

Our contest encourages the awareness of the benefits of spending time in nature. The art submission may be 2D or 3D and created with any kind of mixed media.

This contest is an excellent opportunity for your upcoming middle schooler to enjoy a creative activity over the summer months, and to have a chance to win $25, $50 or $100 gift card. All entries will be on exhibit at the Union County Heritage Festival on September 17, 2022!

To enter, submit a photo of the artwork to Jennifer Crumpler via email any time between June 1 and August 30. Deliver the actual art to the UC Ag Center on September 9.   

We look forward to a fantastic display of inspiring artwork at the 9th annual Heritage Festival!

For more information click the red star or contact Jennifer Crumpler, UC Recycling Coordinator at 704-296-4213, jennifer.crumpler@unioncountync.gov.

Second Place

Fox Through the Seasons

Charlotte Wallace

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Living Dead - Evie Frain 1st place2021.jpg

The 2021 Art Contest Winners

First Place

Living Dead

Evie Frain

The Tree of Life - Zayra Cevallos 3rd place2021.jpg

Third Place

The Tree of Life

Zayra Cevallos

Swim with the Current - Madalyn Masullo Crowd Favorite2021.jpg

Crowd Favorite

Swim with the Current

Madalyn Masullo

Past Art Contest Winners