Sidewalk Chalk Competition

  • Register for the Sidewalk Chalk Competition!

    Join us in front of the Library for the 6th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition! Aspiring local artists, equipped with chalk, will have an opportunity to create sidewalk art based on the theme "Dive Deep Into Reading." Participants will have the opportunity to win several fun prizes.

    Registration: You must register in advance if you would like to be guaranteed a space in the program. Walk ons will be accepted as space permits on a first come, first served basis.

    Awards: We'll have lemonade and a light snack for all our competition participants in the Dahlmann Reading Garden in front of the Library from 3:00 to 3:30. Prize winners will be announced at this time.

    Competition Rules

    • Registration is free; event will be held rain or shine July 21, 2018; no cancellation or rain date.
    • Participation is limited. Register in advance for a guaranteed spot.
    • Participants may use their own chalk or use the chalk provided. Only non-oil-based soft chalk/pastels in a solid form may be used.
    • Hair spray may be used to seal completed work.
    • Each participant will be assigned a section of sidewalk or driveway on which to draw.
    • Entries will be judged and prizes awarded based on the theme “Dive Deep Into Reading,” and artistic quality.
    • Artwork must be appropriate for viewing by all ages. Artists may sign artwork in the bottom of created image.
    • Event organizers reserve the right to take and use photographs for marketing and publicity purposes. Please let us know if you do not wish to be photographed.
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