2020 Best of Bonfire: Awarding the Best Designs of the Year

Today we’re excited to announce that the second annual Best of Bonfire is officially open for submissions! We’ve seen some truly amazing designs created this year and we’re bubbling with excitement to see which ones will rise to the top and crowned victorious.

Enter your design in 1 of the 12 design categories before midnight on October 30th for a chance to be named the Best of Bonfire!

???? The results are in!

How to Enter

If you launched a campaign in 2020 on Bonfire and you’re a registered user, then you can use this form to enter your design in 1 of the following 12 categories:

  1. Best Animal Design
  2. Best Design Empowering Women
  3. Best Design for a Nonprofit Organization
  4. Best Design for a Small Business
  5. Best Design Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts
  6. Best Design Supporting the Black Lives Matter Movement
  1. Best Face Mask Design
  2. Best LGBTQ+ Design
  3. Best Minimalist Design
  4. Best Retro Design
  5. Best Socially-Driven Design
  6. Best Use of Typography in a Design

Entries must be submitted by 11:59 PM on October 30, 2020. The finalists in each category will be announced on November 12, 2020.

How to Win

After the finalists in each category are announced on November 12, 2020, there will be a period of public voting that lasts until 11:59 PM on December 3, 2020. The design with the most votes in each category will be declared the winner. If you’re a finalist, make sure you share your design and the voting form with all of our followers and community so they vote for you!

The winners in each category will be publicly announced on December 4th via social media and email. The individual winners will also be notified via email using the email address listed in their Bonfire account.


To show our appreciation for your excellent work and design skills, the winner in each category will receive a special gift from us. Make sure the email address in your Bonfire account is up to date so we can contact you with more details and send you your prize.

Timeline & Important Dates

October 19, 2020Contest opens for you to submit your design
October 30, 2020Entry deadline
November 12, 2020Finalists in each category are announced & public voting begins
December 3, 2020Public voting deadline
December 4, 2020Winners are announced

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the rules for entering Best of Bonfire?
  • You must be a registered user on Bonfire.
  • You can only enter one campaign.
  • Your campaign must have been launched for the first time in 2020 on Bonfire.
  • You can only enter your campaign in one design category.
  • You must be the creator of the campaign submitted to the contest. You can not submit on behalf of someone else.
  • Your design must adhere to all of our content guidelines.
When is the deadline to enter a design?

The contest will be open for submissions from October 19, 2020, until 11:59 pm ET on October 30, 2020.

What if I miss the deadline?

Designs submitted after the October 30, 2020 deadline will not be eligible to win.

Which category should I enter?

We recommend picking the category that you think best represents your design and gives you the best chance of winning.

Can I enter a design more than once?

Designs can only be entered in one category. Designs submitted multiple times will be automatically disqualified from winning.

Can I enter multiple designs?

Users can only enter one design. Users who enter multiple designs will be disqualified from the contest.

What are the official contest rules?

The official Best of Bonfire rules can be found here.

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