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Online Watermelon Carving Competition

Entries Accepted Now – Aug 4th.

If you are a little shy of participating in a live competition, then this online watermelon carving competition put on by may be the perfect place for you to enter your first competition. They are not looking just for super intricate, skilled carvings. They are also looking for simple, fun watermelon carving ideas that people of any skill level can make. First time beginners are encouraged to participate.

watermelon hedgehog from watermelon carving competition

This watermelon hedgehog idea was a winner in a previous year. It was inspired by This carving was inspired by Michelle Langer and Katie Surbey from Georgia. Photo courtesy of

Beginners and amateurs are encouraged to enter this Watermelon Carving Competition.

There are categories that give awards for simple, original, and whimsical watermelon carvings that anyone can make. Come up with a cute idea and send it in. Don’t forget to include a photo of you with your carvings. That is one of the entry requirements.

Competition Categories

You can enter your carving photos in any (or all) of the following categories:

Most Elegant – Culinary professionals and highly skilled food artists can knock our socks off. Show us how the experts do it.

Best Fruit Basket Carving – A watermelon really can look like two bowls glued together at the rim. Cut it in half, hollow it out and add some flair, and you’ve got a fruit basket!

Funniest Carving – We’ve all seen hilarious takes on food, so show us your humor! Comical staging counts, so make us LOL!

Best Animal – People love watermelon. Animals love watermelon. People love animals. Show us your best animal made from a watermelon!

Star-Spangled Watermelon – Show us your most patriotic carving to help celebrate the summer and watermelon’s iconic connection with the Fourth of July.

Each category will feature a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize. Prizes in each category include: $150 gift card for 1st place, $100 gift card for 2nd place, and $50 gift card for 3rd place. When all the winners have been chosen, we’ll post them here on the blog in August and let the fans choose the “People’s Choice” winner, which will receive a $500 gift card!

You will find all of the watermelon carving competition entry requirements,  judging criteria, and prize information by clicking here. When you enter, tell them that Nita sent you. You can do so in the Comments Section of the ENTRY FORM.

The Deadline to enter is Aug 4th, 2015.

This is the perfect, easy, non-indimidating way to enter your first watermelon carving competition. A number of my customer /students have done well in this contest. So can you. Go ahead and go for it!

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