Submit your entry to the 12th annual Watermelon Retail Merchandising Contest and you could win $5,000!

Show us your merchandising talents, both those in store and in print/digital spaces! All entries should showcase watermelon’s benefits including health, value and versatility. Watermelon of any kind can be included in the promotion, including whole, fresh-cut, mini watermelon, yellow and red or any mix thereof.

Marketing efforts considered in judging will include category visibility, point-of-sale materials, good visual merchandising, messaging nutritional benefits, recipes and/or selection education and use of print, online and/or digital platforms.

The contest will start July 8 and run throughout the month of August. See official rules for additional information.

Prizes include:

  • 1st Place: $5,000
  • 2nd Place: $2,500
  • 3rd Place: $1,000
  • Honorable Mention: $500
  • Honorable Mention: $500
  • Honorable Mention: $500

The first 25 entrants will also receive a $15 gift card.*

All entries must be received by midnight EST on September 9, 2020.
Contact NWPB at [email protected] with additional questions.

*Limitations may apply. See official rules for additional information.

Entry Form


You can also email your entry forms and photos to:
[email protected]

Or mail entry materials along with completed form to:
NATIONAL WATERMELON RETAIL MERCHANDISING CONTEST
c/o NWPB, 1321 Sundial Point, Winter Springs, FL 32708
(407) 657-0261

All entries must be received by midnight EDT September 9, 2020.