Lex250 Logo Contest

The Lexington Semiquincentennial Commission (Lex250) is pleased to announce a contest to create a logo commemorating the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington, which will occur in April 2025, and other events related to the founding of our country (“Contest”).

Prizes

  • Winning design: stipend of $1,000, and may be promoted widely in regional tourism and news media with recognition of the participant
  • Second runner-up: $500
  • Third runner-up: $250

Terms

  • The winning logo may be displayed on a variety of digital and print media and on commemorative items. All high school students who reside in or attend school in Lexington are invited to submit entries. 
  • The entries will be judged by a panel of artists and community members, and may be displayed in a special showing at the LexArt Gallery.
  • The deadline is Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 5 pm.

Submission Requirements

The logo should be original and represent the participant's own work. The logo must feature the years “1775” and “2025” and either “Lexington, MA” or “Lexington, Massachusetts”. Other possibilities for inclusion in the logo may include “Lex250” or “Lexington 250” or similar references to both the Town of Lexington and 250 years.

The logo can be created digitally or by hand, but must be submitted as a digital file. PNG is the preferred format. JPG, JPEG, and PDF files are also accepted. The logo should display well in color, as well as in black and white printed materials. The logo should be able to be printed up to banner size (24 by 48 inches) without notable degradation of image quality. While there are no restrictions on shape, the logo should be amenable or adaptable for use as a profile image on social media.

Applying

Applications must be submitted online. Applicants may submit up to 3 proposed designs. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 5 pm. We are unable to accept late applications. The winning design will be announced on Friday, March 11, 2022.

The logo and all adaptations of it will become the property of the Town of Lexington. The participant, or participant’s parent/legal guardian must sign an Assignment and a Release to participate in the Contest.

Questions

Questions should be emailed to Jillian Tung, Lexington Semiquincentennial Commission member.