RBC I The deadline is rapidly approaching for students to complete their submissions for the Third District Congressional Art Competition. Students in grades 9 through 12 who attend school (or homeschool) in the Third District are eligible to participate.
Participants should complete their entries and deliver or mail them to U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s local office by Wednesday.
Students can mail their submissions to the Office of Congressman Scott Tipton, 503 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Submissions can also be delivered in person to the nearest local 3rd Congressional District office location.
For additional information on submitting artwork to the competition and for forms required with the submissions, please visit: tipton.house.gov/serving-you/art-competition
All entrants will receive a certificate of participation signed by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton. First, second and third places will receive awards and there will be honorable mentions for other submissions.
The first place winner will also be awarded a $3,000 college scholarship; should they be accepted and show documentation of this achievement. The first place winner and one family member will also receive two roundtrip airline tickets to Washington, D.C., to attend the national exhibit and reception.
The first place artwork will be sent to Washington, D.C., to be exhibited in the U.S. Capitol along with other award-winning art works from across the nation for a period of one year.
For additional questions regarding submissions, please contact Brenda Felmlee, Third Congressional District Art Competition liaison, at 719-587-5105, or email: Brenda.Felmlee@ mail.house.gov.