Art Contest

Art entries will be on display for public viewing in the Community Building located near the South Admissions Gate from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday & Saturday during the festival.

 

Student Division

Media includes: Oil, Charcoal, Watercolor, Pen/Pencil Drawings

  1. Please have each entry ready to hang. Framed pictures cannot exceed 30" x 60" Any unframed work must be mounted on a sturdy cardboard backing. No loose papers will be accepted. IMPORTANT: Poster type artwork must have a wire or monofilament across the back for hanging and display. Note: string wire or cord through holes before gluing the mat to the board. Use glue (no masking tape) to affix backing to matted board. There will be no exceptions!

    (See example on entry form available to download on the right). 

  2. All entries must be clearly marked on the back with name, address, phone number, school grade, and age.  Please print.
  3. The entry fee is $2 an entry or $5 for three entries.  Limit of three entries per person.
  4. The age divisions are as follows: 1 – 6 yrs, 7 – 10 yrs, 11 – 14 yrs, and 15 – 17 yrs.
  5. Rosettes will be given for “Best of Show” and ribbons given for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places, and a maximum of 4 Honorable Mentions in both categories Color and in Black & White.
  6. The decision of the Judge’s will be final.
  7. Deadline for entry is Friday, September 16, 2016.  Art work should be turned in to the Texas Rice Festival Office located at 307 East LeBlanc in Winnie.  After September 5, take entries to the park office behind the stage located at 1410 Rice Festival Ave.  Office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30 – 4:30 with the office closing from noon – 1:00 for lunch.  Registration forms must be completed and attached to the back of each piece of art.
  8. Entries may be picked up Saturday, October 1, 2016, before 6:00 p.m.  Any unclaimed entries may be picked up at the Texas Rice Festival park office the following week.

 

Adult Division

Media includes: Oil, Charcoal, Watercolor, Pen/Pencil Drawings

  1. All entries must be mounted, matted, or framed and ready for hanging.
    (See example on entry form available to download on the right). 
  2. Framed picture size cannot exceed 30" x 60".
  3. All entries must be clearly marked on the back with name, address, and phone number. Please print.
  4. Reasonable care will be taken of all entries.  However, due to the flow of people, we will not be liable for damages.
  5. Each division will be awarded the following ribbons: First, Second, and Third places.
  6. Rosettes will be awarded for "Best of Show" in Color and Black & White.
  7. Deadline for entry is Friday, September 16, 2016.  Take art work to the Texas Rice Festival Office located at 307 East LeBlanc in Winnie.  After September 5, take entries to the park office behind the stage located at 1410 Rice Festival Ave.  Registration forms must be completed and attached to the back of art.
  8. Entries may be picked up Saturday, October 1, 2016, before 6:00 p.m.  Any unclaimed entries may be picked up at the Texas Rice Festival park office the following week.
  9. Experienced Adult Divisions: Beginners (1-2 years); and Advanced (2 or more years).
  10. Entry fees will be $3 per entry or $8 for three entries.  Limit of three entries per person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download Entry Form:

Art Contest Forms 2016