Art Contest Flyer - Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day 2015

Frederick County Public Schools is not a sponsor of this contest;
however, student participation is encouraged to complement academic
growth and endeavors.
ENTRIES: All art submission must be a
drawing, painting, or collage on poster board
or canvas and should be no larger than
18” x 24”. All submissions must have an entry
application form taped to the back of the
Send or Deliver Art to :
Town of Emmitsburg
Attn: Lions Heritage Day Art Contest
300A South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg MD 21727
DEADLINE: 1pm, Friday, June 19th, 2015
JUDGING: Art will be displayed, judged and
prizes awarded at the Emmitsburg Community
Heritage Day festival, on Saturday, June 27,
2015. For more information see the back of this
flyer or visit
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to school age
children in the following age/grade groups:
Division 1: 1st—4th Grade ( age 6—9)
Division 2: 5th—8th Grade (age 10—13)
Division 3: 9th—12th Grade (ages 14—18)
ELIGIBILITY : The contest is open to all Frederick
County school aged children ranging in age 6 through
18 (Homeschoolers encouraged to participate as well).
Age groups are divided into divisions as follows:
(Division 1) 1st—4th graders ; (Division 2) 5th –8th
graders; (Division 3) 9th—12th graders. * Frederick
the original work returned to them, they need to make
special arrangements for picking up the art work by
contacting Jennifer Joy at 301-447-6467 by no later than
2 weeks following the event. Artwork will not be returned after July 25th.
County Public Schools is not a sponsor of this contest; however,
student participation is encouraged to complement academic
growth and endeavors.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: All completed entries
must be postmarked or received by Friday, June 19,
2015 and must be accompanied by an attached and
completed entry form. Entry forms will not be accepted
by email.
THEME; All artwork should reflect the theme ”The
Heart of The Civil War in Emmitsburg”. Interpretation
of this theme is left to the individual but must include
some aspect of Emmitsburg’s role in the Civil War.
Research into this town’s history is encouraged, particularly the human interest aspect of the war.
ARTWORK: Acceptable media are paint (water colors,
acrylic, or oil); colored pencil, ink, markers or chalk or
pastels. (Please do not submit sculptures as they are
not acceptable for this contest). Artwork should be on
poster board or canvas and should not be no larger than
18” X 24”. Please do not sign the front of the artwork
(but you may sign the back). It is important that the art
remain anonymous until judging is complete.
ENTRY FORM: Entry forms must be completed and
signed by the student’s legal guardian. Please attach
the entry form with tape or fixative (if using glue, be
careful to use one that will not run through and damage
the artwork) to the back of the artwork. Please do not
use staples which may damage the artwork. Only one
entry per child.
MAILING/DELIVERY: Entries must be mailed or delivered flat or rolled in a tube—No folding please! If
mailing send your submission to : Town of Emmitsburg, Attn: Lions Heritage Day Art Contest, 300A
South Seton, Emmitsburg MD 21727. For delivery use
the same address as above and drop off on the 2nd floor
of the building.
RIGHTS TO ARTWORK: Submissions become the
property of the Emmitsburg Lions Club. Through submission of artwork, contestants and their legal guardians grant non-exclusive reproduction and publication
rights to the works submitted. If the contestant wishes
JUDGING: Entries will be judged on the morning of
Saturday, June 27, and be on display in the Gym on the
1st floor of the Town Office Building. Art will be
judged by a panel of judges made up of artists, teachers
and local historians. Winners will be selected based on
their artistic talent and ability to demonstrate the theme.
Creativity, historical representation (showing research)
and artistic expression will also be considered. Winners
will be awarded prizes at the Memorial Ceremony at
7:00pm at the Community Band Stand. If unable to
attend this event the winner will be mailed their prize
within 2 weeks after the event.
PRIZES: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place prizes will be awarded in
each division. “Honorable Mention” ribbons will be
given to fourth place winners. All contestants will be
awarded participation ribbons.
1st place: $500 savings bond
2nd place: $100 savings bond
3rd place: $50 savings bond
Any questions regarding this contest should be
addressed to [email protected] or Jennifer
Joy at 301-447-6467 or by mail:
Emmitsburg Lions Club
P.O. Box 1182
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
For more on Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day
Entrant’s Full Name:
Entrant’s Home Address (Street/City/Zip)
Entrant’s Home Phone Number (w/area code)
Name of School/School Address:
(Not applicable if Home Schooled)
Contact Phone Number (w/area code):
Entrant’s Signature:
Parent or Guardian (Printed Name)
School Teacher Contact:*
(if submitted via teacher)
My child_______________________________________________, has my permission to participate in the Lions Heritage Day
/ do not (check one) give permission for my child to be video-taped
Art Contest. Should my child be a winner, I do
and/or photographed for promotional/announcement purposes in the local paper and to be posted on the Emmitsburg Heritage
Day and Lions Club Facebook pages and & and on our twitter accounts.
I want to make arrangements to have my art returned to me Yes / No (circle one)
Further, I understand that if I answered Yes to the above, I can pickup my art submission between 5pm and 6pm on Saturday,
June 27, 2015 or I can make further arrangements to pickup my art submission within 2 weeks after the event. I am responsible
to arrange for pick up of said art by contacting Jennifer Joy at 301-447-6467 or by email [email protected] If I answer No, I relinquish ownership of the art, and it becomes the property of the Emmitsburg Lions Club to dispose of as they
deem necessary.
Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian _______________________________Date: _____________________________
(Required for submission)
Division 1(elementary school (1st—4th grade)(ages 6-10)
Division 2(Middle School (5th—8th grade)(ages 10—13)
Division 3(High School (9th—12th) (ages 14– 18)