Gloucester Celebration Corporation. (GCC), the organizer
of the Gloucester, Massachusetts 400th Anniversary Celebration is now accepting entries in its international commemorative medal design competition. The purpose of this competition is to identify and select a creative, artistic, and beautiful design for the commemorative medal that will mark this auspicious occasion and become a lasting reminder of Gloucester’s quadricentennial and city-wide celebration.


Send us your thoughts and ideas

via email: gloucester400@gmail.com.

Rather send us a note?

Send it to Gloucester 400,

P.O. Box 603, Gloucester MA 01930.

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Submissions for Phase 1  are only being accepted via GloucesterMA400.com and must be submitted online.
Please read the official rules carefully to determine your eligibility and to understand our licensing agreement.




Initial entries must be received by August 31, 2019

Artists may ONLY submit designs electronically, via this website.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept non-digital, paper submissions.

Designs should be original artwork in high-resolution (300 dpi) .jpeg, .png, or .tiff format

 File size should be no larger than 5 MB.



Submitting the Phase 2:  Plaster Models - Plaster models
must be received by December 1, 2019.


Please send models to:

Gloucester Celebrations Corporation

Post Office Box 603

Gloucester, MA 01930

Rights Transfer Agreement - Designs must be accompanied by a completed and signed Rights Transfer Agreement that is available on this website and will also be provided to the semi-finalist artists by GCI with their Phase Two invitation. Questions? Please contact gloucesterinfo@gmail.com