RULES AND GUIDELINES
Eligibility: Grades PreK-12 (Oklahoma residents or attending Oklahoma schools). Homeschooled students in Grades PreK-12 are also eligible to enter. The Dinosaur Art Contest runs from Monday, April 13 through Sunday, May 10. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST on Sunday, May 10. Any entries submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
If you are submitting an entry from Clermont-Ferrand in France, Seika in Japan, Colima in Mexico or Arezzo in Italy, please state your city in the ‘County’ text box portion of the submission form.
- All entries must be inspired by or depict a dinosaur.
- All works must be submitted digitally through the museum’s website form by attachment. (2-D works should be scanned or photographed clearly. 3-D works should be photographed clearly.)
- No original/physical works will be accepted.
- All works must be original. (Please do not enter art from copyrighted sources such as pictures originated from Disney, Marvel, DC Comics, Pixar, etc.)
- When submitting, all works must be categorized into one of the following categories:
- 2-D Color: paintings, drawing, prints or photography
- 3-D: Clay, sculpture, paper mâché, recyclable materials, fabric, textiles, jewelry, misc.
- Awards will be chosen (1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Best in Show) for each age group: K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th, 6-8th and 9th-12th
- (Size Limitation—file size) recommended 5 mb or less, square images only, and .jpeg files only
- Maximum two (2) entries per entrant or one per category.
- All work must be suitable for public display.
- Submission of work by entrant grants permission for the use and reproduction of entrant’s name and/or entered work for publicity.
- Winners will be selected by a jury of museum staff and scientists and will be judged based on adherence to theme, creativity and overall design.
- All entrants will be notified of judging results via provided email address.
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Artwork Upload Tips:
- Use a high resolution camera (5 megapixels or higher is best, however 2 megapixels at the highest resolution will also work).
- Use indirect light to minimize glare.
- Take the photo as straight on as possible to prevent distortion and hold as still as possible.
- Check your image for blurriness and make sure it is clear.
Statement of Release
In entering any art or photo to this contest, I verify that this entry is my original work. I understand that entering someone else’s work will result in disqualification. Using someone else’s copyrighted work may lead to pursuing legal damages. I further understand that I must have my guardian’s permission to enter this contest. By entering this contest I agree to the above statement.