High school students in both Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties are invited to submit artwork for the 2021 Congressional Art Competition now through April 23.
The contest winner will be given two round-trip airline tickets to Washington, D.C., to attend the unveiling ceremony with members of Congress and special guests.
The deadline to submit artwork to one of three 24th Congressional District offices is April 23.
According to contest rules, one entry that displays outstanding creativity and vision will be selected from the 24th Congressional District for display at the U.S. Capitol. Three honorable mention entries also will be chosen for display at the 24th District Congressional offices located in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo.
Hundreds of military veterans were inoculated against the COVID-19 virus during a mass-vaccination event held Saturday at a makeshift clinic erected in a parking lot outside the VA health clinic in Santa Maria.
Contest participants, their families and Rep. Salud Carbajal will be invited to attend a regional art gallery show where all submissions will be displayed. COVID-19 health protocols will be followed.
Each year since 1982, the U.S. House of Representatives has sponsored a nationwide high school arts contest designed to encourage and recognize the talents of young artists. More than 650,000 high school students to date have participated.
Santa Barbara County nonprofit C.A.R.E.4Paws was recently presented with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for “outstanding and invaluable service to the community.”
To enter the competition, students must first register at docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIssjKMSb2vJJ59MW_m_eregWOVaEaSb_gF5UMunh0byDVXQ/viewform to receive rules and instructions.
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