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May 31st- June 3rd, 2018

Early Bird - May 30th

Cherokee Fairgrounds

545 Tsali Blvd, Cherokee, NC 28719


Patch Contest


This year the 2018 patch design will be a contest.

Guidelines for submitting a design

  • Must include the wording "Gourd Gathering at Cherokee 2018"
  • Entire design must fit into one of the templates - (download a pdf of acceptable sizes)
  • Four to six colors
  • For some guidelines check out AB Emblems website
  • Designs must be camera ready
  • Designs will be accepted through Feburary 1, 2018
  • Designs will first be submitted to AB Emblems to ensure there is not any additional costs because of the design.
  • Voting will take place February 15 - March 15, 2018
  • Submit your design to suzi.gourds@gmail.com (subject line Logo Contest)


The artist of all submitted designs will retain the copyright of their work. The design will be used on patches, website, flyers and other Gourd Gathering at Cherokee related communications.

Why enter? Well, first for bragging rights, and then there is the prize of $50.00 in gourd bucks to be spent at the gourd gathering.