Student Art Contest

FANTASY BOAT STUDENT ART CONTEST

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Examples of Student Art
POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance book cover
Examples of Student Art
Examples of Student Art
Examples of Student Art

CALLING ALL BROWARD COUNTY STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN thru 5TH GRADE!

CREATE YOUR FANTASY BOAT WITH A CHARACTER ON PAPER OR COMPUTER
– YOUR CHARACTER MAY COME TO LIFE –

Submit your original 8.5” x 11” artwork by the February 2022 Deadline for the 18th annual Winterfest Foundation Fantasy Boat Student Art Contest on PAPER using crayons, pencils, paints, markers, OR your COMPUTER using Microsoft “Paint”  Program.

FIRST, SECOND & THIRD PLACE WINNERS WILL BE AWARDED IN THREE CATEGORIES (GRADES K-1, 2-3, 4-5)

PLUS, HONORABLE MENTIONS AND prizes for the winners’ schools.

HIGHLIGHT: A Character from one submission will become a “Costume Creation”

brought to life by the creator of the children’s book POMP, SNOW & CIRQUEumstance, Broadway Director, and Cirque Dreams Founder – Neil Goldberg.

CLICK HERE For Character Ideas (https://pompsnowandcirqueumstance.com/)

SPECIALTY AWARDS: GUY HARVEY OCEAN FOUNDATION AWARD and MUSEUM AWARD.

This annual art contest is open to ALL Broward County Students in 3rd – 5th Grade from the public, private, and homeschooled children.

FANTASY BOAT STUDENT ART CONTEST

RULES:

Entries are open to Kindergarten thru 5th grade students in Broward County Schools (Private, Public & Home-Schooled).

All work must be original and unpublished, submitted electronically 11’ x 8.5’ horizontal (landscape).

ART SUBMISSIONS CAN BE ONE OF THREE WAYS:
  1. 11 x 8.5 piece of paper with the ARTWORK ONLY created using crayons, colored pencils or paints (11 inches wide and 8.5 tall).
  2. 11 x 8.5 original creation using Microsoft “Paint” and saved as a pdf or hi-res jpg. OR
  3. ARTWORK and WRITING (if your classroom requires this contest to host a writing element). 11 x 8.5 total area with artwork taking up 7 inches wide x 8.5 tall and the writing element 4 inches wide x 8.5 tall. *
example layout when a writing element is required from the classroom instructor

*IF YOU ARE ADDING A WRITING COMPONENT: The DESIGN FEATURE explains a unique feature of your boat. This unique feature could be anything from a safety feature for the occupants or the boat, character(s) on board to an enhancement feature that makes your boat stand out during the parade. Use your imagination and be creative.

The ARTWORK is to depict an imaginative boat the student wishes to see in the parade.

  • The artwork must NOT have any wording on it.
  • PLEASE USE BRIGHT COLORS using colored markers, paint, crayons, pencils, cut-outs from colored paper or using Microsoft Paint Program on your computer. DO NOT USE GLITTER.
  • You must explain what your feature is and how it will improve your boat design.
  • The explanation must be no longer than a paragraph and be written legibly or typed.
  • You may include a labeled pen or pencil drawing (diagram) of the unique feature.
  • If your artwork has a unique character that you have named, please write the name of your character on the back of the artwork on in the notes section of the form.

All work must be mailed to Winterfest, Inc. (512 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301) be postmarked on or before February 1, 2022, or sent electronically to info@winterfestparade.com with the subject “WF Student Art Contest.” on or before February 1, 2022, at midnight.

All artwork must include the release form.

Winterfest, Inc. receives full ownership and rights to the artworks by published winners. All entries become the property of Winterfest, Inc., the Winterfest Foundation, and can be used for promotional purposes by Winterfest, Inc., the Winterfest Foundation, and other sponsors. Promotional materials and photos of the winners are, but not limited to, brochures, web site, etc. By entering the contest and/or attending the reception, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording, and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by Winterfest Foundation and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos, and/or videos may be used to promote similar Winterfest events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of Winterfest. You release Winterfest, Inc. / Winterfest Foundation, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or sound recordings.

Artwork must be free of any copyright laws (cartoon and/or realistic images). Unauthorized use of any image covered by copyright law will be disqualified.

Winners will be contacted in May 2022.

The winners will be chosen based on creativity in the reflection and spirit of Winterfest.  If a student is not chosen as a winner, Winterfest is not required to disclose the reason(s) for non-acceptance. A list of winners will be posted on the Winterfest Foundation website on or before June 2022. Look for details on a Gallery Showing on this website.

No purchase is necessary. Employees of Winterfest, Inc., Seminole Hard Rock Hotel, Museum of Discovery and Science, and the immediate family members of such employees are not eligible to participate. For any additional information, call (954) 767-0686.

By signing the release, a parent/guardian acknowledges and accepts the above-stated rules. The release is required to be considered for eligibility in the contest.

* If there is a problem meeting the deadline, please contact our office at 954-767-0686.

Teachers/Parents/Guardians –

If you are unable to upload the child’s artwork electronically, please download the student art form (pdf file) and fill it out. You can drop off the artwork or mail it to the Winterfest office.

FANTASY BOAT STUDENT ART CONTEST

    2021-2022 RELEASE FORM

    Artwork will not be eligible or considered for contest participation if submitted without signatures and contact information.

    Student


    Parent/Legal Guardian


    Teacher submitting entry for student:

    Art TeacherClassroom TeacherOther


    School


    Artwork Upload


    ATTENTION TEACHERS: Please call Winterfest PRIOR to dropping off your entries.
    Please submit a list of the students that participated with the artwork along with the release forms signed by a parent or guardian.
    Sponsors subject to change / Contest rules may be altered without prior notice – please view Winterfest website for updates at www.winterfestparade.com

    When you attend our events,  you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by Winterfest, Inc./Winterfest Foundation and its affiliates and representatives of the event. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of the event representatives and this website. You release Winterfest, Inc./Winterfest Foundation, the event representatives, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or sound recordings