Murray Park Centennial Celebration


Logo Contest


Murray Park will be 100 years old in 2024! Design a logo for our Centennial Celebration.

Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Winning logo will be judged on:

  • Capturing the spirit of Murray City Park and its 100th anniversary.
  • Overall concept and originality.
  • Following all design rules and guidelines.
  • Entries from Murray residents and students are preferred.

Design Rules & Guidelines

  • Design must be wholly original. No clip art, photos, or other images not fully created by you. 
  • Do NOT use the Murray City logo. 
  • Design must be DIGITAL and submitted as a vector file (.eps is preferred).
  • The design may contain up to 4 colors without blends or shading. 
  • The design should be legible in a variety of sizes. (t-shirt, website, outdoor banner).
  • Horizontal or square dimension is preferred, but not required.
  • You may submit multiple entries!


  • Logo designer will receive $100 for the winning design.
  • With permission, logo designer may be mentioned in press releases and web pages related to Murray Park Centennial communications.
  • Additional prizes may be awarded as available. We may create categories based on interest (e.g. Student and Professional entries)

Submitting Your Entry

  • Entries must be emailed before 5:00 pm on Friday, December 15, 2023 to . Use the subject line: Logo Design + [Designer's Name]
  • In the body of the email, please include your name, mailing address, and telephone number. 
  • Submitting a logo design means you authorize Murray City and the Murray Arts Board to use your design to promote the Murray Park Centennial and that you do not limit its use on social media, marketing materials, and printed items included but not limited to banners, t-shirts, and flyers.  

About Murray Park & Murray City

You can interpret Murray Park and Murray City however you like! The following considerations are NOT required, but may inspire or influence your design:

  • Murray Park will be 100 years old in 2024.
  • The celebratory events are called the “Murray Park Centennial.”
  • Some well-known features of the park include:
    1. Two metal archways (Murray City Park and silhouettes of city landmarks)
    2. Gazebo and pavilions
    3. Cottonwood Creek
    4. Outdoor amphitheater
    5. Outdoor swimming pool
    6. Arboretum
    7. The Park Center
    8. Ken Price Ballpark
    9. County Ice Center
    10. Weekend farmer’s market
  • The Park was once a site where native tribes camped and traded with each other and with emigrating pioneers.
  • Murray City Park was used to host the Salt Lake County Fair from 1937-1998.
  • “Chief Wasatch” was carved and gifted to Murray City by Peter Wolf Toth who wanted "to raise the nation's conscience to the plight of the first Americans so they won't be forgotten.” The statue is sculpted out of a giant cottonwood tree in honor of Southern and Northern Ute, southern Shoshone, Goshutes, Paiute, and Navajo tribes.

Remember, simplicity will be prioritized when selecting a design! These details are provided only for inspiration.