FALLBROOK – The fifth annual "Celebrating America" art competition is calling all junior artists in the community to create a "Patriotic-themed work of art honoring our military, first responders and our country."
The junior art competition is open to pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students.
Pre-kindergarten to first-grade students will compete against each other, second to fourth grade students will compete against each other and fifth through eighth grade students will be competing against each other.
Artists may select their medium of choice. Drawings or paintings must not be larger than 12-inches in any direction. See entry rules for more detailed information.
The awardees will be given gift cards: first place, $75; second place, $50; third place, $25 and People's Choice Award; $25. An additional award of $75 will be presented by the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce.
As space is limited, children must be registered prior to art intake. Artwork must be delivered to the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce office, Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The chamber office is located at 111 S. Main Ave.
The entries in the "Celebrating America" competition will be on display at the Chamber office Sept. 1 to 21. Voting will be by the community for the People's Choice Award. A reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, where the winners will be announced and awards presented.
Rules and entry forms can be picked up at Fallbrook Propane Gas Company, the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce, the Yogurt Palace or online at http://www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org.
For additional information or to register, contact Anita Kimzey, 714-222-2462 or by email [email protected].
Submitted by Anita Kimzey, event coordinator.