District 5 Youth Art Contest
Why Do You Love D5?
Create a work of art that celebrates the communities, stories, and experiences of District 5 from your own perspective.
Why do you love District 5? (The South side, West Side, Downtown, and Midtown)
January 10 – January 31 (There is no entry fee)
High School Seniors and under (5 years old and up)
All participants will receive a personalized certificate from Supervisor, and finalists and winners will receive additional prizes.
Only one original work may be submitted per person
All forms of two-dimensional media (pencil/pen, markers, crayon/photography/painting/digital composition, etc.) are encouraged
Submissions must adhere to the dimensions of 8.5” by 11”
Artwork can be realistic or abstract and must be suitable for all audiences
Submitted works will be returned to the school/organizations responsible for youth submissions
Works should be clearly identified with artist's name, age, school, and a title if desired
Works should be submitted either framed or in a protective sleeve for safety and in order to preserve quality (one will be supplied if needed)
How to Enter:
Students should submit their completed works to their school office or organization to be picked up by D5 staff, or works can be delivered to the District 5 Office AT 33 N. Stone, THE 11th floor lobby.
Schools and organizations with works to be collected should contact the D5 office at:
Phone: (520) 724-8764
Email: District5@pima.gov with the subject line “D5 Art Contest Submissions” and CC Nicholas McCullough
hard copies or originals are preferred, but digital submissions (clear, well-lit scans or photographs) are acceptable.
All works will be reviewed by a panel of community members and scored based on the following categories:
Response to Prompt
Interpretation and Creativity
Composition and Design
Fourteen finalists and seven overall winners will be selected.
Share the contest Flyer and your completed work! Tag D5 and use the hashtags #D5ARTCONTEST #WHYILOVED5
While there are no limitations on subject matter pertaining to the contest’s theme, students should avoid creating any works with obscenities or profanity.