The Leland Frog Fest Art Committee would like to invite your children 4K through 12th grade to participate in our annual Art Competition.
This year’s suggested themes are “The Muppets Visit Mississippi” and “It’s Easy Being Green.” Submissions are not limited to these themes. All artwork will be considered for the overall competition. The overall winners will be announced during Leland Frog Fest at 3:00 p.m. The school winners will be displayed at The Jim Henson Delta Boyhood Exhibit on Saturday, October 26 and at The Leland Progress on November 7 during the book signing of Jim Henson, The Biography by author Brian Jay Jones from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.
Please see the Guidelines for the Art Competition below. We look forward to your participation and cannot wait to see the beautiful works of art developed from the imaginations of the children of the Mississippi Delta.
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No entries will be returned, but can be picked up at The Jim Henson Delta Boyhood Exhibit after November 15
Guidelines for the Leland Frog Fest Annual Art Competition
4K – 12th Grade
Artwork: Entries should be any work that can be wall-hung and should not be larger than 8 ½” x 11”. All media is acceptable.
Material: Each work should be matted or mounted on poster board or the equivalent in weight not larger than 11”x14”, creating a border on all sides of the work. Colored poster board is acceptable. (This size is the result of cutting a piece of poster board into four equal pieces.)
Judging: Entries will be judged on the basis of: Originality, Creativity and Artistic Design.
Labeling: On a plain white index card include the following information: Student’s Name, Age, Address, Telephone Number, School, Teacher, Grade and Title of the Work, and should be placed in an envelope. The envelope should be attached to the back lower right hand corner of the entry. The outside of the envelope should contain the title of the work and the student’s grade only.
Deadline: Each school representative must deliver the winning school entries (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention) from each division to The Jim Henson Delta Boyhood Exhibit located at the corner of Deer Creek Drive and Hwy 82 in Leland before October 10. If there is more than one section for the division (i.e. Five sections for 3rd Grade & Five sections for 4th Grade), those sections should be combined to produce (4) winning entries.
There will be 6 Divisions for judging as follows:
4K-K: Division I
1st – 2nd: Division II
3rd – 4th: Division III
5th – 6th: Division IV
7th – 9th: Division V
10th – 12th: Division VI
All works should be submitted by a School, Daycare Center, Mom’s Morning Out Program, Home School Association, or other learning group and should be original artwork by the student without adult help.
All winning entries (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention) will be displayed.
Please contact Ashley Zepponi with any questions at: