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The Umstead Coalition 
Celebrating Umstead State Park since 1934!

2020 Illustration Contest (deadline extended to August 9)

  • 08/09/2020
  • ? - 11:59 PM
  • William B. Umstead State Park


Registration is closed

Our annual illustration contest, Catch the Spirit of William B. Umstead State Park, is to showcase some of the wonders of Umstead using graphic illustrations. Winning illustrations will be featured on displays at the Park Visitor Center, commemorative t-shirts and similar items to support our Park. 

Illustrations (drawings) featuring or inspired by plants, animals, landscape or historic features within Umstead State Park will be accepted.  Please submit your graphic illustration as an Illustrator file compatible with CS5, but we will accept EPS, JPG, TIP or Photoshop.


Multiple winners are possible. Winning entries will receive:

  • Featured display at Park Visitor Center
  • Featured illustration on items supporting the Park (e.g., t-shirts, canvas bags, note cards)
  • Complimentary Umstead State Park calendar
  • One-year household membership for The Umstead Coalition
  • Winning graphic posted on The Umstead Coalition website
  • Catch the Spirit of Umstead State Park Exhibit
  • Winners are encouraged to attend the exhibit reception, which is open to the public. The reception will take place  at date and place to be determined.


Registration is available now. The deadline for submissions is August 9, 2020.

Rules and Waiver

See the contest rules and waiver here.

Download a PDF flyer here.

The Umstead Coalition

We are a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the natural integrity of William B. Umstead State Park and the Richland Creek Corridor.


The Umstead Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.