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WGCU Sea Bag Beach Tote Contest

WGCU wants to know: Are you an artist with a passion for Southwest Florida's natural beauty and vibrant culture?

Are you looking to get your work in front of a large audience?


Submit a design inspired by this region for a chance to have your artwork featured on a limited-edition Sea Bags® beach tote made from recycled sails!


Four lucky artists will have their design featured in our e-communications, on our website, and social media channels – exceeding a $5,100 marketing value!
a mockup of a tote bag with text saying Your Design Here and an eco friendly circle in the corner on a beach background

How to Enter:

  1. Create Your Design: Let Southwest Florida be your muse! Capture the essence of our stunning beaches, tropical landscapes, wildlife, and sun-soaked scenery in your artwork.

  2. Submit Your Entry: Send your original artwork to Include your name, business name (if applicable), phone number, and your social media accounts.

Guidelines for Submission:

  • Designs must be original, unpublished, and suitable for printing on a tote bag.
  • High-resolution digital files (at least 300 dpi or vector based) are required.
    • JPEG, TIFF, PSD, EPS, AI, SVG, and PDF are acceptable file formats.
    • Any text should be converted to outlines before submitting.
  • Design should measure 28”wide x 14” high for the front and 28”wide x 14” high for the back. Leave 1″ for seam allowance on all sides.
    • Artwork can use the entire 28″ x 14″ area.
  • There is no limit to the number of designs one person may submit.
  • Artwork must be received by 5 pm on Wednesday, July 31.

Voting Process:

After the submission period, four eligible designs will be chosen to move on to the voting round.

The final four designs will be featured in our weekly e-news, monthly programming, and environmental newsletters, pledge e-blasts, as well as on our website and social media channels. The voting website will feature short bios for each artist along with links to their social media accounts.

Share your entry with friends, family, and followers to increase your chances of winning!

Winner agrees to participate in the promotion of the sweepstakes event; including, but not limited to, the use of their name, photograph or likeness. WGCU reserves the right to use the winning design for additional promotional items.

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If you have questions or need further assistance, email or contact Jess Trueblood at (239) 590-2530.