GUTS 8th Annual Pumpkin Carving Competition

AIGA Charlotte and CRAFTED continue their efforts in spreading GUTS to other cities utilizing the AIGA National network. AIGA Charlotte has been instrumental in this effort enabling more children in the Make-A-Wish network to receive wishes. In addition, AIGA continues to support GUTS Charlotte again this year for the 8th annual pumpkin carving competition. All proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish® Central & Western North Carolina.

Make sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, October 22nd. The event will be held on that date at BB&T Ballpark, with carving starting promptly at 2:30 pm. Participants can carve as individuals or in teams of two or three. Registration opens on Wednesday, September 28th at

Saturday, October 22nd

1:30 p.m. Carver Set–up
2:00 p.m. Guests Arrive
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Carving
4:00 - 4:25 p.m. Judging
4:25 p.m. People’s Choice Voting Ends
4:40 p.m. Winners announced

BB&T Ballpark
324 S. Mint St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Parking will be free of charge for Carvers and Guests and provided by Preferred Parking. Carvers will be able to unload their pumpkins and supplies at the unloading station on Martin Luther King Boulevard - where there is access to an elevator if needed. A GUTS representative will be out front to direct and assist.

Entrants: $50 Per Carver


Attendance: $10. Children 12 and under are free.


*All proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish*

When & Where
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