Saint Paul Public Library, in partnership with Saint Paul's City Attorney's Office invites you to celebrate Law Day with an art contest! Law Day is held on May 1 every year to celebrate the role of law in our society and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession.
Winners in each category will have their art displayed at City Hall, Ramsey County Courthouse, and have the opportunity to meet the Mayor and City Council members.
Submissions are due April 17, 2019. See the contest rules below.
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
Law Day is an annual opportunity to celebrate how law and the legal process protects our liberty, strives to achieve justice, and contributes to the freedoms that all Americans share. This year’s theme spotlights free speech and a free press as cornerstones of a free society.
Qualified Participants: The 2019 Law Day Art Contest is open to students from K-12 attending a public or private school, or being homeschooled, within the United States. There are three categories for submissions: Kindergarten through 4th grade, 5th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade.
Theme: This year’s Law Day theme is “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society”.
Contest Eligibility Requirements:
- Submissions must be two-dimensional artwork in any medium desired, including but not limited to drawings, paintings, comics, and photographs which relate to the theme of free speech and free press and how these relate to a free society. Artwork should be no larger than 11” by 17” and should be submitted in original form.
- The 2019 Law Day Art Contest is open to students from K-12 attending a public or private school, or being homeschooled, within the United States. There are three categories for submissions: Kindergarten through 4th grade, 5th-8th grade, and 9th-12th
- Entrants must complete and submit the contest entry form with the art submission. The form must be signed by a parent or guardian if the entrant is not at least 18 years of age.
- All submissions must be original works of art which are the exclusive work of the artist.
- Deadline for entry is April 17, 2019.
- Artwork will not be returned to the entrant. Any contestant wishing to reclaim the original submission is responsible for making those arrangements within ten days of the announcement of the contest winners. Requests should be made to the SPCAO@ci.stpaul.mn.us.