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“Art of the Avocado” Competition – Calling for Entries

Winners of last year’s Art of the Avocado contest.

The 14th annual Art of the Avocado Competition, part of Fallbrook’s annual Avocado Festival, is now 

“Calling for Entries.” 

Any artistic medium may be submitted – the only restriction is that an “avocado” must be easily identifiable in all pieces.

Three categories: 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional cash prizes awarded in each:  

First Place – $300, Second Place – $200, and Third Place – $100.  The Photography

Category is limited to the first 10 registered entries – one entry per artist, cash prize – $100. Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce will award a prize for their “Chamber Pick” and the winner of this award will be invited to design the 2020 Avocado Festival logo.

Additional cash prize awards: Honorary Mayor Award, Avocado Chairman Award, Brandon Gallery Director’s Award, Holy Guaca-Moly Award, Merrill Everett Memorial Award, and the George Bamber Memorial Award.  Awards will be presented at a private reception. 

Entries should be delivered to Brandon Gallery Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30.

No entries will be accepted after March 30.  The entries in the Art of the Avocado competition will be on display at Brandon Gallery, 105 North Main Ave., from April 2—26 including the day of the Avocado Festival, April 14. “People’s Choice Award” can be voted on during April at Brandon Gallery and the day of the Avocado Festival until 4 p.m.  Winner of the People’s Choice Award will be notified that evening.

The contest is sponsored by Fallbrook Propane Gas Company.

To register, contact Anita Kimzey, 714-222-2462 (cell) 760-731-0277 (home) or email:

Rules and Entry Form can be picked up at Fallbrook Propane Gas Company, Chamber of Commerce office, Brandon Gallery, and can also be downloaded from the Chamber of Commerce website:

One response to ““Art of the Avocado” Competition – Calling for Entries”

  1. mark tonolli says:

    Does this contest include Canada?

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