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Aviation Art Contest

The 2019 International Aviation Art Contest "My Dream to Fly."
To see 2018 contest submissions and winners, visit contest results


2019 NASAO Art Contest Brochure

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Aeronautics Division are hosting the State portion of the 2019 U.S. and International Aviation Art contest.  The contest will begin at the State level, moves to National, and then on to the International competition.  This is a great opportunity to help raise funds for our school's art departments, as well as, engage our youth to become involved with aviation and art. 

Since 1989 the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) has sponsored the International Aviation Art Contest to challenge young people to illustrate the importance of aviation through art.  Demonstrating the impact of aeronautics through an interactive, fun medium such as art motivates youth of all ages to become more familiar with aeronautics, engineering, and science.  The U.S. portion of the contest is sanctioned by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) and is managed by the NASAO Center for Aviation Research and Education (CARE).  Students between the ages of 6 and 17 may participate. Entries will be judged in three classes, according to age and at least in part for their creative use of the theme in relation to the aviation world.  Each FAI member country sponsors the contest in their country and will submit national winners to the International Jury every year.

ELIGIBILITY
All children in the age groups shown below are encouraged to participate in the contest, even if they are related to officials or employees of the FAI or any of its member organizations.

Group I  Junior Category
     (Date of birth between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2012)

Group II Intermediate Category
     (Date of birth between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2008)

Group III Senior Category
     (Date of birth between January 1, 2001 and December 31, 2004)

STATE AWARDS
State Winners for each category receive the following:

      Student                      
1st Place:     $100 
2nd Place:    $50  
3rd Place:     $25    

      Art Teacher
1st Place:    $100 
2nd Place:    $50 
3rd Place:     $25     
           

NATIONAL AWARDS
1st, 2nd and 3rd place national winners are selected from each age group. All national winners receive certificates, ribbons and a framed reproduction of their artwork with the original being forwarded to FAI for the international competition.

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
Winners of the international competition receive certificates and gold, silver, or bronze medals.

For complete contest rules and required authenticity certificate please see the 2019 International Aviation Art Contest brochure.

For more information contact:
Mr. Evan Lester or Mr. Stephen E. Brooks
607 Hangar Lane, Building 4219
Nashville, TN  37217
Phone:  (615) 741 – 3208
Fax: (615) 741 – 4959
Evan.Lester@tn.gov or Stephen.e.Brooks@tn.gov  

DEADLINE TO MAIL OR DELIVER STUDENTS ENTRIES IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2019.

***REMEMBER: Do not frame, place borders, or laminate submissions.***