For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Heather Hafer, Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, (510) 981-6714

5TH ANNUAL SUMMER ACTIVITY GUIDE ART CONTEST
This year's theme is "Sun, Sports & Other Summer Adventures!"

Berkeley, California (Monday, February 07, 2011) - Students from kindergarten to 8th grade are invited to submit their artwork to the 5th Annual Summer Activity Guide Art Contest. The Grand Prize winner will receive a $50 gift card and have their artwork featured on the cover of the Summer 2011 Activity Guide.

Youth are invited to submit artwork that showcases all the fun activities youth participate in during the summer. This year's theme is "Sun, Sports & Other Summer Adventures!" Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category (Kindergarten - 2nd grade, 3rd - 5th grade and 6th - 8th grade), with the grand prize winner being featured on the cover of the Activity Guide.

Here are the contest specifications:

  • Artwork must be submitted on 8 1/2 X 11 white paper and must be vertical.
  • Only one-dimensional art can be accepted at this time.
  • Please clearly write your name, address, phone number, school and grade on the back of the submission.
  • Submission deadline is Monday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Submit entries to:
    City of Berkeley, Recreation Division
    Attn: Activity Guide Cover Contest
    1947 Center Street, 1st Floor
    Berkeley, CA 94704. 

Unfortunately, we will not be able to return original artwork. We look forward to seeing your submissions!

If you have any questions, please email recreation@cityofberkeley.info or call (510) 981-5150.

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