Contest Entry Opens February 4, 2019!


Submit your BOO-tiful art to this chilling challenge! The theme for the D23 Expo 2019 Design Challenge is “Haunted Mansion”—a nod to the 50th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion attraction at Disneyland Park and the “spirits” of the Haunted Mansion attractions at Disney Theme Parks across the world. Contestants can base their work on the beloved Disneyland Park attraction or the “spirits” of the Haunted Mansion attractions —including Phantom Manor and Mystic Manor—at any Disney Theme Park worldwide.

Important Deadlines
  • February 4: Contest Entry Opens
  • March 29: Contest Entry Ends
  • April 19: Finalists Notified
  • May 31: Finalist Artwork Received
  • August 23 – 25: Finalist Artwork Displayed at D23 Expo 2019

Contest Entry opens on February 4, 2019. The deadline for entry is March 29, 2019. Those interested in entering the contest must complete the Entry Form and submit three to five photos (and optional video) of completed artwork by the deadline. Contest entries will be evaluated on the basis of creativity (25%), originality (50%), and artistic expression (25%).


Twenty-three finalists will be selected. Their artwork will be displayed at the D23 Expo 2019 on the show floor. Finalists will receive two (2) complimentary one-day tickets to attend D23 Expo 2019 on Sunday, August 25, 2019.


Finalists will be evaluated on the basis of creativity (25%), originality (50%), and artistic expression (25%) to determine the Grand Prize winner, second runner up, and third runner up. The Grand Prize winner, second runner up, and third runner up will receive a trophy.
The Grand Prize winner will receive a prize of $2,300.


Contestants do not need to be members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club to enter.