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Diwali Festival

October 22, 2022

River Park Square Mall - 1 pm to 5 pm

Wall Street: Vegetarian Food Festival - 11 am to 2 pm

 (Beside the "M" Building)

Through a city-wide Rangoli contest, we plan to celebrate the vibrant and iconic traditions of Diwali.  We are offering cash prizes totaling $2000.


The contest is open to any interested person, of all ages. Entries will be judged based on originality, creativity, and must be a resident within a 50-mile radius of Spokane.


Children: 11 years and under

1st Place $200 Cash Prize

2nd Place $150 Cash prize

3rd Place $100 Cash Prize


Youth: 12 to 18 years

1st Place $300 Cash Prize

2nd Place $200 Cash prize

3rd Place $100 Cash Prize



1st Place $500 Cash Prize

2nd Place $300 Cash prize

3rd Place $150 Cash Prize


 Contest Rules:

·         Rangoli art should not exceed the board size of 4 ft. x 4 ft.

·         No more than one participant per Rangoli. Multiple entries by one person are not allowed.

·        Please write your name, phone#, email and age category at the BACK of your entry.

·         Participants need to provide all the required materials for their Rangoli. Participants may choose any materials for decorations. If using flower petals, colour powder, markers, glitter, grains, etc. the materials must be permanently secured and glued to the canvas/board. We recommend using acrylic, oil, watercolor, mixed media, charcoal, pastel, and pen&ink mediums.

·         Pre-printed Rangoli patterns or stencils cannot be used during the Rangoli competition by participants.

·         Deadline is October 15, 2022, at 5 pm

·         Please bear in mind that your Rangoli art should not offend the viewers and is presentable to viewers of all ages.



Judging will be based on:

1) Overall Appearance and appeal 20%

2) Design/Theme 20%

3) Details and clarity in Rangoli art 20%

4) Color combination 20%

5) Creativity, new ideas 20%


Send us a photo of your beautiful Rangoli design. Your photo must show the full coverage of your Rangoli design.  Please email: and include:


First and last name:


Mailing address:


Phone number:


E-mail address:


Age Category:


If you are the parent/guardian of a minor – what is your child’s name:


  • If your artwork design is considered for the contest, you will be contacted via email if your entry is accepted for the competition.

  • An email with instructions on when and where to bring your pre-made Rangoli design for display at River Park Square Mall will be provided.

  • In case of any additions in the rules and regulations or any changes, Organizers will contact the participants either by email or contact number.

  • You will be asked to sign a waiver & photo release form, allowing Spokane United We Stand & the organizers to take pictures of you and your entry, to promote the event in years to come.

  • Judging will be held on October 22nd, 2022. Winning entry will be announced during the Diwali & Vegetarian Food Festival at 3 pm. We encourage Rangoli Art Contest participants to be present to claim your prize, pose for a photo-op and take your artwork home.

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