Art in the Capitol Competition
The Art in the Capitol Competition is a statewide visual arts competition that requires each school district to annually hold an art competition for all students in grades 6 through 8 attending public schools, private schools and home schools in Florida.
The artwork should be judged by a selection committee consisting of art teachers whose students have not submitted work for the competition.
• All work submitted must be two-dimensional.
• All work submitted must weigh less than 15 pounds and not exceed 28”x28”x4”.
• All work submitted must be original in concept, design and execution.
• All work submitted must not violate any copyright laws.
• All work submitted must include student’s name, grade, school and city in which the school is located.
The winning selection from each district is to be given to the legislator of the district in which the student resides no later than 60 days prior to the start of the regular legislative session. The 2020 Legislative Session begins on January 14, 2020.
Dates for the 2020 Art in the Capitol Competition:
• Fall 2019 – Districts hold annual Art in the Capitol Competition for all students in grades 6-8.
• November 14, 2019 – Each district’s winning selection of student artwork is given to legislator of the legislative district in which the student resides on or before this date.
• January 14, 2020 – Start of regular session and opening date of exhibit at the Capitol.
• March 13, 2020 – Last day of regular session; legislator will return winning submission to the student after this date.
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