Contests

The beauty of art is that it is not confined to expectations but that it, instead, transforms boundaries. Artists are expressive and typically convey powerful messages by thinking outside of defined parameters. We invite you to join our contests and embrace your artistic gifts.

Legacies2Last4Ever
Creative Writing Contest

Instructions: As a way of honoring legends who have made lasting impacts, we would like to read your writing regarding your perspective on the importance of establishing legacies. Whether somebody in your life has inspired you to strive towards your ambitions and/or whether you have purposed to set forth an example for others through your strive, consider sharing your impactful poem, story, or other written content. You may choose to include what you believe are the essential qualities of creating an inspirational legacy that will stand the tests of time or include any other relevant information centered around the theme “Legacies2Last4Ever”.

Judging Criteria: Originality, Creativity, Organization, and Focus on Specified Topic

Prize: The winner will receive one Legacies2Last4Ever Themed Package, which includes a backpack or tote bag featuring an inspirational journal, a daily planner, a pen set, a 4” x 6” inspirational frame, and a star bear plush; a coffee maker and an insulated tumbler; a star-shaped table light; an assortment of 2 DVDs and 4 music CDs, an 8” x 10” inspirational plaque, an inspirational necklace or key chain, and a $50 Visa® Gift Card.

Visa® is a trademark owned by Visa International Service Association, an entity which has neither endorsed nor sponsored this contest.

NOTE: All Entries Must Be Received By June 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM EDT

For more information regarding this contest, please refer to the Official Rules.

2Strive4Excellence
Visual Art Contest

Instructions: In order to celebrate the launch of our 2Strive4th Program, we would like to see your concept of strive. Whether it be at school, the workplace, the basketball court, the studio, or a number of other places, what does to strive for excellence mean to you and how do you or someone who inspires you show strive? Create an artwork centered around the theme “2Strive4Excellence” and provide a title that captures your thoughts. For example, you may wish to include artwork revealing how you work diligently while reaching towards your goals.

Judging Criteria: Originality, Creativity, Detail, and Focus on Specified Topic

Prize: The winner will receive one 2Strive4Excellence Themed Package, which includes an artist’s case of supplies with easel, a duffle bag with a sports-themed plush bear and a watch, a 10 cup water filtration pitcher and a 22 oz inspirational sport bottle, an assortment of 2 DVDs and 4 music CDs, an 8” x 10” inspirational plaque, an inspirational necklace or key chain, and a $50 Visa® Gift Card.

Visa® is a trademark owned by Visa International Service Association, an entity which has neither endorsed nor sponsored this contest.

NOTE: All Entries Must Be Received By June 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM EDT

For more information regarding this contest, please refer to the Official Rules.

  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png.
    All visual artwork which is submitted must be in JPG, GIF, or PNG digital format and must not exceed the size of 3 megabytes (3MB).