Cartoon Caption Contest

Prove Your Comedy Chops with Moment’s Cartoon Caption Contest

Welcome to the Moment Magazine Cartoon Caption Contest, founded with the help of New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff, and drawn by New Yorker cartoonist Ben Schwartz.

Do you have a way with words and humor? If so, look at the cartoon below and send us a caption—or two or three! Plus scroll down to vote for your favorite caption. It’s free and fun!

Winners may claim a free Moment subscription for a friend of family member. Contest open to U.S. residents 18 and above.

Plus: Read interviews with some of our most prolific caption contest contributors here.

Submit a caption for this cartoon by April 15 by writing it in as a comment at the bottom of this page!

Vote for your favorite caption by filling out the form immediately below!

“My garage sale went better than expected.”
—Arkady Elterman, Boston, MA

“Hey, it’s the 50th anniversary of my bris.”
—William Agress, Lawrenceville, NJ

“I believe in the right to bare everything!”
—Justin Gray, Findlay OH

Vote for your favorite! The winner will receive a free subscription to Moment to give to a friend. Any U.S. resident age 18 or older can enter.

Chuckle at the November/December 2019 winning caption—and see who wrote it!

“I just found out my mom was Jewish.”
—Sandy Levine, Cincinnati, OH

How to Submit Your Caption(s)

Submit as a comment below by April 15, 2020. Finalists will appear in the upcoming issue. To vote for the winner of the Winter 2020 contest (see finalists above), use the vote form.

  • Gerald Lebowitz 18:09h, 26 February Reply

    “I’ll lay you 8 to 5 that he lands on his feet.”

  • Gerald Lebowitz 20:54h, 26 February Reply

    Congratulations to Arkady, William and Justin, the three finalists in the last contest. The “Moment” jury did a great job in selecting you guys out of so many submissions. The sharper the competition, the better it is for all of us to keep us on our toes.

    The joy is really in the competing, not in the winning. Everyone on this site knows that. Thanks so much to all for creating the whole picture.

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