The Bird Dog Foundation’s Annual Youth Art Contest for grades K-12 is held every year and has become exceptionally well known with local understudies. The program is accessible for understudies of schools or home schools that are inside a 75-mile sweep of the National Bird Dog Museum in Grand Junction, TN. Through this yearly Sporting Dog Art Contest, the Bird Dog Foundation tries to teach and motivate youthful craftsmen by animating them to practice their unique, innovative flows on subjects identifying with sporting dogs, game birds, and waterfowl as well wildlife and its various forms of natural habitat.
The cutoff time for entries is January 15 of every year. The Annual Art Contest Award Ceremony doesn’t have a set yearly date and will be declared after champs are picked every year. All understudies Grades K through 12, Resource, CDC, Public, Private, and Home Schools inside the neighbourhood (estimated fifty-mile sweep) to Grand Junction, TN, are qualified. Representatives or authorities of The Bird Dog Foundation or family members of current representatives or authorities are not qualified to participate in the challenge. Understudies who participate in the challenge should be U.S. residents.
The National Bird Dog Museum is devoted to the conservation and propagation of bird dogs, field trials, and hunting customs. Situated in Grand Junction, Tennessee, an hour east of metropolitan Memphis and within driving distance of Nashville, the gallery houses a vault of workmanship, photography, and memorabilia about field preliminaries, shooting sports, and more than forty types of bird dogs, including pointing, flushing, and recovering varieties.
Below we have a brief description of the following scholarship:
|Organization||The Bird Dog Foundation|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Contest Deadline||January 15|
|Application Fees||Not required|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility criteria for the following scholarship is as follows:
- All students Grades K through 12, Resource, CDC, Public, Private, and Home Schools within the local area (an approximate fifty-mile radius) to Grand Junction, TN, are eligible.
- Employees or officials of The Bird Dog Foundation or relatives of current employees or officials are not eligible to enter the contest.
- Students who enter the contest must be U.S. citizens.
How to Apply?
All eligible candidates can apply for this scholarship by submitting their arts, keeping in mind the following instructions:
- Standard-size paper is appropriate, either 8 1/2″ X 11″ or 9″ X 12″.
- Matted entries are acceptable, but matting is not required.
- Each entry must be accompanied by two (2) completed entry forms. Complete information is required on the entry forms (student’s name, COMPLETE home mailing address, school, teacher’s name, grade, and age). Xerox copies of these official entry forms may be made by the instructors to use for each student entry.
- Original art depicting sporting dogs, game birds, waterfowl, wildlife and wildlife habitat, and related themes such as nature conservation, etc., are suitable.
- No artwork that is found to be a copy of any existing artwork will be accepted due to copyright infringement laws.
- The depiction of excessively violent themes is discouraged.
- Pencil (graphite or colored), charcoal, ink, crayon, pastel, marker, and paints (watercolor, oil, acrylic, tempera, etc.) art created by using printmaking techniques, mosaics, and mixed media are all acceptable.
- Non-eligible mediums are Computer-generated art, sculpture, and photography.
The Award Ribbons will be awarded in appropriate age categories during a special ceremony at the National Bird Dog Museum. Any other prizes or awards will be at the discretion of the Foundation and may vary from year to year.
The last date to submit your arts for the following contest is January 15 of every year.