Southwest Texas Junior College is seeking entries into its 39th Annual Creative Arts Contest. The entry deadline for literary and visual arts is 4 p.m., Friday, March 20.
Cash prizes, trophies, and medals are awarded. The contest attracts thousands of art, photography, and writing entries from across the region.
Rules and entry forms are available at www.swtjc.edu.
Trophies and medals will be awarded to first through fourth place in all age groups and categories. Judges will also select an overall literary and visual arts winner in each age group. Cash prizes of $20 will be presented to overall winners.
Age divisions will be the same as last year, which include divisions: pre-K through kindergarten, grades 1-2, grades 3-4, grades 5-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-10, grades 11-12, college, and community.
The SWTJC Arts and Sciences Division plus the public information office coordinate the annual event.
“The college has a strong commitment to supporting and promoting the creative arts, and we look forward to another year of outstanding entries,” said Cheryl Sanchez, dean of the college of liberal arts.
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