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Oktoberfest 2023

Oktoberfest Masthead Illustration Contest

Are you ready...

...to showcase your artistic prowess and make your mark on this year's Oktoberfest celebration? We're excited to announce the Oktoberfest Masthead Illustration Contest* and we invite you to join in the fun and creativity! This is your chance to gain recognition, exposure, and leave a lasting legacy on this year's festivities. Let your creativity flow and let's make this Oktoberfest an unforgettable celebration of art and community. We can't wait to see the incredible artwork you'll create!


Capture the essence of the golden season when we hold the Oktoberfest conference, our beloved San Francisco & North Bay geographical region, with a delightful nod to the world of books. Let your imagination run wild as you blend these themes into a masterpiece that resonates with our vibrant community!


September 15th, 2023, 23:59


File Format: PNG/JPG, 300 DPI, 8.5" x 11" for Full Cover Print

Leave room for a title and include your signature at the bottom of the illustration

Submission Requirements

File name format: First name_Last name.jpg/png

One entry per participant

Upload your best artwork to the Dropbox link provided HERE

Note that September 9th, 2023 is your last day to submit.


The chosen illustration will be featured on ALL conference printing material

A complimentary Admission to the Oktoberfest Conference on October 21, 2023

An Opportunity to Showcase "Your Art" to a captivated audience!

**The winning artwork will be chosen by the SCBWI Regional Advisors and leadership team.**


Feel free to reach out to Zuzu at: sfnortheastbay-ic@scbwi.org