NOTE: Please print or type. THIS ENTRY FORM MAY BE DUPLICATED.
OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM
LITERARY DEADLINE: February 25, 2011 at 5 p.m. VISUAL ART DEADLINE: March 11, 2011 at 1 p.m.
SWTJC Creative Arts Ceremony: April 28, 2011 at 6 p.m. Matthews Student Center, SWTJC Uvalde Campus.
AGE GROUPS (Please circle one):Pre-K & K Grades 1-2 Grades 3-4 Grades 5-6 Grades 7-8
Grades 9-10 Grades 11-12 College Community Special Seasoned (Age 60 and over)
Please indicate below the category in which your entry should be judged by circling the appropriate category.
LITERARY CATEGORIES: Essay -- Open topic (open to grades 7 and up) Poetry Short Story
ART CATEGORIES:Drawing with Color Painting Scratchboard Pen & Ink Pencil Charcoal
Computer-generated graphics Photography (grades 7 & up) Video Production (grades 7 & up)
Mixed media (college, community and seasoned divisions only)
Please submit art entries in a form suitable for
display; however, to avoid problems in photographing winners,
NOTE: IN ALL CATEGORIES, ONLY ONE ENTRY PER ENTRANT IN EACH CATEGORY IS ALLOWED.
PLEASE READ ALL RULES, ATTACH THIS ENTRY FORM TO EACH ENTRY AND
MAIL OR DELIVER TO:
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: (830) 591-7222
LITERARY RULES LITERARY DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 25, 2011 AT 4 P.M.
1. All manuscripts must be TYPED ON A WORD PROCESSOR/COMPUTER (white
5. Essays must not exceed 1,200 words. Entry in the essay category is limited to grades 7 and up.
6. Short stories MUST NOT exceed 2,000 words.
7. Contestants may enter more than one category, but may submit only one entry in each category.
8. Each school may submit only six entries per age group per category.
****WRITING ENTRIES WILL NOT BE RETURNED. PLEASE MAKE A COPY OF YOUR ENTRY BEFORE SUBMITTING IT.
Age divisions are: Pre-K and Kindergarten, grades 1-2, grades 3-4, grades
5-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-10, grades 11-12
VISUAL ARTS RULES VISUAL ARTS DEADLINE: MARCH 11, 2011 AT 1 P.M.
1. Visual Art Categories: Charcoal, Drawing with Color, Painting, Pen and Ink
Drawing (one-color ink), Pencil Drawing, Photography, Scratchboard,
Computer-Generated Graphics, Mixed Media (college, community and seasoned only)
and Video Production (grades 7 and up, includes community and seasoned)
Each school can submit only six entries per age group in each category.
Deliver all entries by mail or to the SWTJC Public Information Office in the E. Richarz Building on the SWTJC main campus in Uvalde . Questions??? Call 830-591-7222.
SWTJC Creative Arts Awards Ceremony
Winners in each division and category will be presented an award at the annual SWTJC Creative Arts Contest Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will take place Thursday, April 28, 2011 at the SWTJC Matthews Student Center located on the main campus in Uvalde. We will give first, second, third and fourth place awards in each division and category. A $20 cash prize will be awarded overall literary and visual arts winners in each age division. You will be notified by mail before the awards ceremony, if you are a winner. Traditionally, we do not tell you what place you have won. We save that for the ceremony!
The Palm’s Leaf
All winning entries will be printed in THE PALM’S LEAF, a publication featuring the SWTJC Creative Arts Contest winners. The 2010 magazine (last year’s winners) will be available to purchase at this year’s award’s ceremony. The 2011 magazine (this year’s winners) will be available to purchase at the 2012 award’s ceremony.
PLEASE NOTE: Although we will attempt in every possible way to care for and
preserve your entry, Southwest Texas Junior College CANNOT be responsible
for the RETURN of your entry. Entries will be saved in the SWTJC Public
Information Office UNTIL August 31, 2011.