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Visual, Performing, and Media Arts Contests

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(559) 651-1482 or email kstover@tcoe.org 



Promoting arts for every child!
Categories include: 
Dance/Choreography,  Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photographyand Visual Arts


Visual Arts Contests


Visit the homepage of the California Coastal Commission 

Sponsored by the California Coastal Commission





Sponsored by Google


Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
Sponsored by the US Forest Service and the National Garden Clubs



Sponsored by the Congressional Institute and the U.S. Congress



 
Sponsored by Toyota Financial Services

 




Sponsored by Vans, truth, Journeys, Americans for the Arts, and LCAD







Performing Arts Contests

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Sponsored by the Hal Leonard Corporation




Sponsored by MusiCares, the GRAMMY Foundation, Above the Influence, 
and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids


Media Arts Contests


Sponsored by the Adobe Foundation 




Sponsored by the American Academy of 
Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Auto Alliance 



Sponsored by Toyota and Discovery Education

 





The Slick Rock Student Film Festival is Central California's premier film competition for middle and high school students in 
Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare counties. 
Slick Rock is a program of the Tulare County Office of Education with support from the Tulare & Kings Counties Suicide Prevention Task Force.

Slick Rock challenges students to meet industry standards in the technical aspects of film production. 
The competition is divided into two levels: middle school and high school. Each level offers a variety of film genres for participation.




 


Contests for Multiple Art Forms


Sponsored by Chapman University
Categories include: Art/Photography, Film, Poetry, Prose



Other Cool Contests


Many of these contests feature a combination of
STEM and the Arts in categories such as filmmaking and visual art.






National Garden Clubs Poetry Contest
Sponsored by the National Garden Clubs






PBS Kids Writers Contest
Sponsored by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting