• By April Bowman
  • Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2012

4-H Patriotic Arts Contest

NC Operation Military Kids is excited to announce the 5th Annual NC Operation: Military Kids Visual Arts Contest. The contest is open to all North Carolina youth. Age categories are 5-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15, and 16-19. Designed to introduce youth to the Visual Arts as a part of the 4-H Expressive Arts Curriculum, youth will utilize their skills and their artistry to capture their views of America and patriotism.

This year’s themes are:

  • Love of the USA
  • All American Kids
  • Spirit of Patriotism
  • Military Life
  • Honoring Our Heroes

All artwork must have been taken or created since May 1, 2011.

Photos should be 8" x 10" and attached to photo mount board with no border using a dry mount or spray (Double faced tape, glue or rubber cement may NOT be used). Photos may be black and white or color.

Posters may not contain any copyrighted material and must be between 8½" x 11" and 14" x 22". They may be horizontal or vertical. Participants may use any medium but they may not be 3D.

Download the complete rules and entry form.

Forsyth County 4-H
c/o April Bowman
1450 Fairchild Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27019

Entries MUST BE RECEIVED on or before April 24th to be eligible for county competition. Please do NOT send entries directly to the State 4-H office.

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