Graphic designs highlighting connections between the United States and Mexico

April 27, 2022

On December 12, 2022, Mexico and the United States will celebrate the 200th anniversary of their diplomatic relations. On December 12, 1822, after the conclusion of Mexico’s Independence process, Jose Manuel Zozaya y Bermudez presented his credentials as envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to U.S. President James Monroe, thus establishing formal diplomatic relations between our two countries.


To celebrate this important occasion, both governments are inviting the public to propose a logo design to commemorate the bicentennial of our bilateral relationship.


On this note, the Embassy of Mexico cordially invites students and other members of your esteemed community to submit graphic design proposals for the bicentennial of diplomatic relations logo highlighting the connections between the United States and Mexico, as well as their expectations for the future.


The submissions are subject to the following terms and conditions:


  • Participants may send their graphic designs between March 1 and May 20, 2022 (11:59 PM Central Time).
  • Proposals should be submitted to the emails [email protected] or [email protected]
  • Files should be no larger than 1 MB with a transparent background in PNG or JPG format.
  • Entries from minors must include a consent statement from parents or legal guardians.
  • The winner will be required to resubmit their entry as an editable file, and will release the rights to said entry, including but not limited to reproduction, distribution and monetization.
  • Entries containing offensive or discriminatory language or images will be disqualified.
  • A jury of experts will select the winning entry. The jury’s decision will be final. The jury will evaluate the following elements:
    • Historical relevance of symbols, images or typography.
    • Reference to social, geographical, cultural, economic or other relevant ties between both nations.
    • Mandatory use of both languages, Spanish and English, if using text.
    • Positive messages highlighting the bonds of friendship and cooperation.


When disseminating this information through social media we invite you to use the following hashtags:


#TwoNationsOneFuture #DosNacionesUnFuturo 
#USMXBicentennial #BicentenarioUSMX #200YearsUSMX #200AñosUSMX


An tag the following social media accounts:


Instagram - @sremx / Twitter - @SRE_mx

Facebook – @mexico.usembassy / Instagram – @usembassymex / Twitter – @USEmbassyMex


Full terms and conditions are attached to this email.


The Embassy appreciates your kind assistance in sharing this invitation with your community.


Should you need additional information, please contact the Embassy of Mexico at [email protected]