Welcome to BGCA’s Arts Contests Submissions Portal. 

All Clubs interested in participating in the National Arts Contest MUST submit their entries here AND mail artwork to the regional host site. 

For more information on participating, please click on the informational webinar link below.

https://breeze.bgca.net/poq5a6bpfwuk/

Submissions will close at midnight Wednesday, Jan. 24.   

Click this link to create an account, pre-registration is not required! You may create an account and begin submitting your entries.

For additional information and questions, visit BGCA.net/Arts or email arts@bgca.org.

Ends on January 25, 2018

The National Fine Arts Exhibit provides youth the opportunity to express themselves creatively, build confidence, learn new skills in the visual arts, and showcase their artwork in the community    

Submission Rules & Guideline:

  • Only ONE entry per AGE GROUP per CATEGORY is allowed
  • All artwork MUST be mailed to your Regional Host Site to be received by Jan 24th.  Follow guidelines listed below.
  • Drawings, pastels, collages and mixed media created using pencil, pastel, or chalk must be sprayed with a fixative or covered  with a transparent wrapping to prevent smudging
  • Artwork in all categories, except for oil and acrylic, should be matted
  • Oil and acrylic work must be painted on stretched canvas, canvas board, prepared paper, wood, etc., and must be submitted to the regional judges unframed.
  • Identification labels affixed to the back of photographs are required. These labels can be found in the Appendix of the contest guide on bgca.net
Ends on January 25, 2018

Digital Arts Festivals expose youth to different elements of digital arts by creating original works in different digital media forms, with the potential to be exhibited regionally and nationally

Submission Rules & Guidelines

  • Only ONE entry per AGE GROUP per CATEGORY is allowed!
  • All artwork MUST be mailed to your Regional Host Site to be received by Jan 24th.  Follow guidelines listed below.
Note: For project ideas and guidance for your Digital Arts Festivals entries, explore the Media Making and App Pitch activities on https://myfuture.net/programs. The activities will help members imagine, produce and edit projects in digital photography, audio, film, animation, design, app pitching and more! 
Ends on January 25, 2018
ImageMakers National Photography Contest is designed to help members go beyond snapshots and develop skills to take impactful photographs. The current popularity and accessibility of photography makes it a powerful activity to engage youth of all ages, simultaneously teaching skills they will use for the rest of their lives.    

Submission Rules & Guidelines
  • Only ONE entry per AGE GROUP per CATEGORY is allowed!
  • All artwork MUST be mailed to your Regional Host Site to be received by Jan 24th.  Follow guidelines listed below.
  • ImageMakers National Photography Contest entries should be 8x10 inches. This does not include the size of the mat.
  • Photographs must be matted according to instructions.
  • Identification labels affixed to the back of photographs are required. These labels can be found in the Appendix of the contest guide on bgca.net