Design a Mascot for the Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin Centennial

Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin (HHHB) seeks a mascot design that represents a compassionate, respectable character to celebrate the centennial milestone of the construction of the Betsuin Temple Main Hondo and basement offices in July 1918.

purple silhouette of a mascot with a question mark and a hand drawing with pencilEligibility: This contest is open to everyone of all ages.

Fee: There is no fee to enter the contest.

Entry Selection Criteria:
The Design should represent an appropriate reflection of the mission of HHHB, which is to enrich people with a life of gratitude, harmony and peace by sharing the Buddhist teaching. The character design shall reflect a sociable, approachable, friendly and compassionate impression of this mission statement.

Contest Form:
thumbnail image of a PDF form The downloadable contest form, also available at the Hawaii Betsuin office, has more contest details.

The form is a PDF that includes fields you may fill out on the computer (if you choose) before printing.

To download the form to your computer, right-click or Ctrl+click the form image and choose the appropriate command. (Explorer: Save Target As; Chrome & Firefox: Save Link As; Safari: Download Linked File)

Deadline EXTENDED:  February 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Signed Entry Form shall be either emailed to or dropped off at the HHHB Business Office, 1727 Pali Highway, Honolulu, HI 96813. Phone: 536-7044

Questions: Please email

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