'Treasures of the Texas Coast' art contest now accepting entries from grades K-6
Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is calling for entries in the 16th annual "Adopt-A-Beach Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest."
Children across Texas in grades K through 6 can enter until March 5.
Ten winners will be chosen from each of four grade-level categories for a total of 40 winners. One grand prize winner will be chosen from among the 40 finalists, and will win two round-trip coach tickets to any United Airlines destination in the 48 contiguous United States, one 7-night Caribbean cruise from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines departing out of Galveston, Miami, or Ft. Lauderdale, and a class party at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, according to a press release.
All winners will receive a ticket to the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, two all-day passes to Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, two tickets to the permanent exhibit hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, a certificate of recognition and prizes from the Texas General Land Office and a calendar displaying the winning artwork.
Entries must incorporate the slogan, “Trashing Texas Beaches Isn’t Cool.” Artwork must be displayed on a plain sheet of white 8-by-11-inch paper and can be in any medium except computer generated. Three-dimensional art or artwork displaying logos, product brands and/or store names is ineligible.
Only one entry per student is allowed, and all entries must have a completed parental release form taped to the back. Parental release forms may be printed from the Land Office website located at www.texasadoptabeach.org. Each contest entry must be postmarked by March 5, and submitted on an 8 -by-11-inch sheet of white paper.
Winning artwork will appear together in a 2013 calendar, which will be distributed throughout the state.
For more information, call 1-877-892-6278 or visit www.texasadoptabeach.org.
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