This patriotic art contest is for grades K-8 and is broken down into three categories: kindergarten through second grade, third grade through fifth grade, and sixth grade through eighth!
Contest Entry Deadline: March 31st
There will be contest winners at a local level, department (state) level, and national level. Each level will have a first, second, and third place winner with each first place winner advancing onto the next level. National awards are presented to first, second, and third place winners from each category. 
Awards For Each Category (K-2, 3-5, 6-8) Winners:
First Place $100 Gift Card
Second Place $50 Gift Card
Third Place $25 Gift Card
Contestants will need to ensure that they have full read the contest rules and eligibility as this contest has specific requirements and regulations for art entries as well as certain types of art that are not accepted for admission. So be sure to read thoroughly!
Submissions will need to be sent to our post by the March 31st deadline. Any submission made after this date will not be accepted. Submissions can be made by either mailing them to us at:
VFW Auxiliary, Attn: Illustrating America Art Contest, PO Box 421, Edmond, OK 73034
Or by contacting us to make other arrangements. 
 Contestants mailing their submissions will need to be sure to mail them in enough time to arrive by the deadline!
Contestants are responsible for ensure that their entry is securely packaged as we are not responsible for any damage that could be sustained to entries in the mail.

Students in grades 9-12 have no reason to feel left out! Check out The Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest!
Feel free to contact us for any additional questions!



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