Categories Include:

Literature – Fiction or nonfiction, prose, poetry, drama, or short story (must not exceed 2,000 words or 8 ½ x 11 inches)

Visual Arts – Original print, drawing, painting, collage, photographic collage, metal etching or punch work, fiber work, or computer-generated artwork (must be flat, not more than 3/8 inches thick, maximum size 24 x 30 inches including a mat)

Photography – Original black-and-white or color image, single print or collage (maximum size 11 x 14 inches including a mat)

Musical Composition –Voice, instruments or a combination of both, with or without lyrics (maximum time 5 minutes, a CD recording of a performance of the composition should be submitted.)

Dance Choreography – Original dance choreographed by the student with up to 3 dancers. (maximum time 3 minutes, should be submitted on a CD or DVD)

Film Production – Original work, animation, narrative, documentary, experimental, computer-generated (no PowerPoint, maximum time 5 minutes, CD or DVD) 

You may visit the art room on the following dates to work on your project:

  • Wednesday , October 1, 2:45 – 3:30
  • Thursday, October 2, 2:45 – 3:30

Guidelines can be found on TXPTA.ORG

Student entry forms are available in the art room.

All entries must be submitted to Ms. Archer by October 31st

Awards will be presented in April/May.