Chalk Art Rules & Regulations
Where is the Chalk Art Showcase?
The Chalk Art Showcase is held on Saturday, October 7, during Peanut Fest, at the Suffolk Executive Airport.
The event begins at 11:00am and ends at 2:00pm.
Both individuals and groups of up to four are invited to participate.
All works will be judged together whether created by an individual or by a group.
Pre-registration is limited to a maximum of 10.
Note that a group registration counts as one registration even if the group contains multiple people.
A group will work together to create a single chalk art for consideration, they will not receive multiple boards.
The showcase will not be divided into age divisions as in previous years.
The completed works will be judged together.
A first, second, and third place, along with two honorable mentions will be awarded.
Art must be of good taste, with lewd artwork strictly prohibited.
If a participant is observed creating lewd or offensive artwork, they will be excused from the competition.
Political, commercial advertising through artwork, and stenciling is also prohibited.
The Queen and Court will be given a score sheet for each participant and judge the artwork based on a 5-point scale in the categories of first impression, portrayal of contest theme, creativity, and use of color.
Judging decisions are final.
Winners will be officially announced at 6:00pm on the day of competition.
You do not have to be present to win.
Contact the Peanut Festival Office to claim your prize.
Participants will also be given a 3'x4' plaster board on which to create their work.
If in a group, only one board will be used for the group.
Any artwork not picked up by the end of the day (Saturday) will be discarded.
Pre-registration will be open through September 30th, or until registration is full.
Additional in-person registrations will take place the day of the competition.
Pre-registrants will receive a Peanut Festival Admission Ticket good for the day of the showcase.
Groups and individuals who pre-register will be asked to call the gallery tent on the day of the showcase to receive their admission ticket.
No tickets will be mailed this year.
After completing the pre-registration, participants will receive an email letting them know how to collect their ticket and how to find the tent for the day of the event.
Parents and guardians are required to remain with minors throughout the competition.
Digital photographs of the artwork and participants will be taken and used for future publicity.