A 20th birthday is special! So special, we think, that our birthday Aardvark deserves a portrait to mark the occasion. 

And that’s where YOU come in. Between now and midnight April 1st (PST), 2024, draw, paint, design, sketch, or otherwise cutely render the Aardvark—you-style—and win fun stuff! Plus ALL entrants get added to our drawing to Win a Year of Hot Sauce.

NO fancy art experience is required!! Only fun and imagination. Select entries will be featured in our social media and on our website.

Secret Aardvark fan art

How to Enter

  • Sign up for our email list (if you aren’t already)
  • Make sure you are following us on Instagram 
  • Draw, paint, sketch, or otherwise design a fun or silly portrait of the Aardvark
  • Post a high-resolution scan or photo of your entry to Instagram and tag us @secretaardvark by midnight Monday, April 1st, 2024 (PST) 
  • Please also email your entry and contact info to karla@secretaardvark.com
  • Each person can submit up to three entries

Who Can Enter?

  • Be a U.S. resident.
  • If you are younger than 18 years old, please have a parent or guardian post your entry on your behalf.
  • No purchase required.
  • All artwork should be original and belong to the Contestant.
  • No dirty, hateful, or suggestive pics. Keep it clean and be nice, people!

What Are the Prizes?

“Draw Me” Grand Prize = A Happy Anniversary Aardvark Party Pack, including:

  • 20th Anniversary limited edition T-Shirt
  • 5 Alarm Hot Sauce Gift pack (all of our hot sauces: Aardvark Habanero, Serrabanero, Red Scorpion Fiery, Smoky Aardvark Chipotle-Hab, Reaper Smoked)
  • Limited edition Secret Aardvark spork
  • 20th Anniversary tote bag

    2nd and 3rd prizes = 20th Anniversary T-Shirt

    ALL entrants get added to our “Win a Year of Sauce” drawing (to be held in fall 2024)

How Will Winners Be Chosen?

The Secret Aardvark team will select winners. Judging criteria include creativity, effort, humor, and fun.

When Will Winners Be Chosen and Notified?

Winners will be chosen no later than midnight on Tues., April 9 (PST). Winners will be notified via a DM on Instagram no later than midnight Friday, April 12 (PST).

How/When Will Winners Receive Their Prize?

Prizes will be mailed standard ground to winners within seven days of selection and/or once an address is provided via DM or email. Shipping cost of the prize packages will be paid by Secret Aardvark.

Other Fine Print – Please Read

 By entering this contest and submitting art, you provide Secret Aardvark permission to use your submissions in our social media posts or on our website.

The Aardvark’s likeness is the property of Secret Aardvark Trading Company, LLC. Your creation should be made for fun and may not be used by you for commercial purposes.  Posting your art and tagging Secret Aardvark on Instagram as entry into the contest constitutes an agreement to the rules and regulations stated on this page. 

Secret Aardvark Trading Company, LLC is the sole sponsor of this Contest. This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram. The Contest is void where prohibited.