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Aviation Art Contest

The 2018 International Aviation Art Contest "Flight Into The Future".
To see 2018 contest submissions and winners, visit contest results

2017 NASAO Art Contest Brochure

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and TDOT Aeronautics Division are hosting the State portion of the 2018 U.S. 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.  Children 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.

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, 2008 and December 31, 2011)

Group II Intermediate Category
     (Date of birth between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2007)

Group III Senior Category
     (Date of birth between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2003)

State Winners for each category receive the following:

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

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

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.

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

Please see contest brochure

For more information contact:
Mr. Brian Fedders  or Mr. Evan Lester
607 Hangar Lane, Building 4219
Nashville, TN  37217
Phone:  (615) 741 – 3208
Fax: (615) 741 – 4959   or


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