Aviation Art Contest

The 2017 International Aviation Art Contest "Beyond the Clouds" has ended.
To see contest submissions and winners, visit contest results. Please check back for information on the 2018 contest.


artist rendering by Sky Waters of MinnesotaThe National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and TDOT Aeronautics Division is hosting the 2017 U.S. International Aviation Art contest. The contest begins at the State level, with winners moving on to compete at the National and International levels. The International Aviation Art Contest challenges 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. Children between the ages of 6 and 17 are welcomed to participate. Entries will be judged in three classes according to age and at least in part for its creative use of the theme in relation to the aviation world.

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 FAA or any of its member organizations.

Group I  Junior Category
(Date of birth between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2010)

Group II Intermediate Category
(Date of birth between January 1, 2003, and December 31, 2006)

Group III Senior Category
(Date of birth between January 1, 1999, and December 31, 2002)

STATE AWARDS
State winners for each category receive the following:
1st Place:     $100
2nd Place:     $50
3rd Place:     $25

The art department at the winner's school will receive an award equal to the individual’s award.

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.

Please see brochure for more details

DEADLINE TO MAIL OR DELIVER STUDENTS ENTRIES IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017.

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