Teen Drawing Contest
October 19, 2022
Our contest is now over. To view the results click here.
Calling all teen artists! We are looking for your best literacy-themed line art to feature in our first Vancouver Island Regional Library Colouring Book for kids. Not only will winning artists have their work featured in our new colouring book, but they’ll win awesome prizes too!! The grand-prize winner will also be featured on the cover.
Entry deadline: November 1, 2022
Criteria for submission:
- With a parent or guardian, review the rules and guidelines for the contest below.
- Students must be in Grades 8-12 (ages 12-19) and have a valid Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) Card.
- Multiple entries are allowed, but an artist can only win a prize once.
- We are looking for clear line art only (art that kids can colour in) with black or blue ink (we love digital art too!).
- The art must fit on an 8.5 by 11 vertical page
- Art must be original
- Art must be literacy or library-themed and can incorporate our mascot Tales the Whale
- Submissions must include the artist’s: name, age, location, contact and VIRL library card number. *Please note, the only information that will be made public is your first name and location.
How to submit:
- Digital art or art that has been scanned can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. If your art is scanned, please ensure the lines are clear. Please also include your full name, age, location, contact and VIRL library card number.
- Art submissions can be brought to your local Vancouver Island Regional Library branch, but will not be returned. Please also include your full name, age, location, contact and VIRL library card number
A panel of Vancouver Island Regional Library employees will choose 18 pieces of art based on creativity, artistic talent and how it meets the theme and criteria to be featured in our colouring book.
Winners will be notified by email and/or phone and announced on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
We will have first, second and third place prizes and participation prizes for any other winners that will be featured in the colouring book.
- Grand-prize winner: The artwork will be featured on the cover of the Vancouver Island Regional Library Colouring Book. The winner will also get a copy of the colouring book and an artist prize pack (value: $60)
- Second-place winner: Will receive a copy of the Vancouver Island Regional Library colouring book and an artist prize pack (value: $50)
- Third-place winner: Will receive a copy of the Vancouver Island Regional Library colouring book and an artist prize pack (value:$40)
- Participation prize: the Vancouver Island Regional Library Colouring Book and an artist prize pack (value: $20)
Rules and guidelines:
- By entering this contest, contestants and their legal parent(s) or guardian(s) agree to have the contestant’s first name and location and artwork published in the Vancouver Island Regional Library Colouring Book, which will be available for sale at Vancouver Island Regional Library branches. The first name and location of contestants and artwork may also be shared on digital marketing platforms that include, our website, e-newsletter, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
- You agree to the official rules and the decisions of Vancouver Island Reginal Library as it relates to the contest, which shall be final in all respects.
- VIRL reserves the right to refuse, withdraw or disqualify any entry at any time at its sole discretion.
- All submitted entries become the property of Vancouver Island Regional Library and will not be returned.
- Winners must claim their prize within 30 days of initial attempted contact. If the original winner cannot be contacted within that time frame, a secondary prize winner may be chosen.
If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.