Elementary and Middle School students encouraged to showcase their creativity

Hagåtña, Guam – The Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration, in coordination with the Guam Economic Development Authority (GEDA) and the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS), reminds the public that the Guam Childcare Art Contest is currently accepting submissions through Tuesday, November 22, 2022.  The art and coloring contest is open to all Guam elementary and middle school students (including homeschool and charter school students) with contest rules, elementary coloring sheet and more information available for download online at www.guamchildcare.com.

Art contest rules, the elementary student coloring sheet, prizes and more information are available for download online with a limited number of copies delivered to GDOE. The contest is limited to one entry per student with elementary students eligible for both the coloring and art contest, while middle school students are encouraged to submit two-dimensional artwork including paintings, drawings, computer-generated artwork or photographs (please see contest rules).

Submissions can include Kiko and his carabao family or other art relating to the theme of Guam childcare. Contest Submissions must be received by either GDOE (Tiyan Headquarters – Contact: Michelle Franquez) or GEDA (5th floor, ITC building, Tamuning – Contact: Jennifer Calvo-Guzman) no later than 5pm on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.

First and Second place winners will be selected by contest judges in three categories, along with a people’s choice award selected via online voting on www.guamchildcare.com. Winners will receive a VIP package including a night stay at Pacific Islands Club – Guam, tickets to the Super American Circus, a 2-hour art lesson at Art Beat Guam and opportunities to have their artwork featured online and on display at a local gallery.

For more information, visit www.guamchildcare.com or contact GEDA at 671-647-4332.


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