DCCC 2021 Youth Drawing Competition

Welcome all K to 12 Students Participants

Dallas Chinese Community Center will host our annual Youth Drawing Competition to encourage students to use their imagination and express themselves through the Arts.

We will have 5 groups based on school grades: A) Kindergarten and 1st Grade; B) 2nd and 3rd Grade; C) 4th & 5th Grade; D) 6th to 8th Grade; E) 9th to 12th Grade.

Due to Covid-19, we won’t have this as a live event like prior years; this year’s competition will be a different format.

Registration and Art Work Submission:

  • You will register online and turn in your artwork to DCCC.
  • Complete the google form – Online Registration Form Link
  • Registration ends on February 16 (Tuesday) at 11:59pm CST.
  • Registration fee: $10
    • Please turn in your registration payment when you drop off your artwork.
    • Check is preferred; make check payable to DCCC.
    • You can pay with $10 cash; no change will be made to avoid transmission.
  • Completed artwork needs to be turned into DCCC between February 22nd to March 1st February 18th to 22nd between 11 am to 4 pm. (DCCC requires face covering and temperature check before entering.)  DCCC is not open on Sunday, February 28th. Please turn in your registration payment with your artwork. 
  • Artwork submitted after March 1st the 22nd will not be accepted for the competition. 

Prize:

  • There will be a cash prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place of each group.  First Place: $100; 2nd Place: $80 and 3rd place $50. Honorable Place (if applicable) receives $30.
  • DCCC reserves the right to adjust the prize amount if the registration did not reach the minimum required participants for any group.
  • All registered participants will receive a participation prize when they turn in their artwork at DCCC.
  • The results will be announced by the end of March 2021.
  • All winning artwork will be featured on our website in April 2021.
  • We will contact winners to arrange prize pick-up.

Rules:

  • The competition drawing theme will be emailed to all registered participants on February 17th (Wednesday) by 3:00pm CST.
  • Participants need to complete their artwork on the correct art paper size:
    Groups A & B: 9” x 12” paper; Groups C- E: 11” x 14” paper
  • You may use pencil, crayons, markers, watercolors or oil pastels.
  • Make sure you use pencil to write the following on the back side of your artwork:  Name / Current Grade in School / Parent Email / Parent Cell Phone #
  • This competition is based on the “Honor System” to encourage students to create their own artwork without anyone else’s assistance.
  • Your finished artwork will not be returned to you.
  • All judges’ decisions are final.
  • DCCC reserves the right to cancel or change this competition.
  • DCCC reserves the right to include the winning artworks in our social media, website, calendar and any other virtual or printed publications.

This competition is sponsored by: Republic of China Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission, City of Richardson, Comerica Bank, 99 Ranch Market, Cathay Bank and EVA Air.

Any questions regarding this competition, please contact DCCC. 
DCCC Hours: Monday – Saturday 11:00am to 4:00 pm. DCCC address: 400 N. Greenville Ave., Suite 12, Richardson, Texas 75081.  DCCC Phone #:972-480-0311。

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  1. Dallas Chinese Community Center 2021 Youth Drawing Competition Winners announced

    DCCC wants to encourage students to use their imagination and creativity during the pandemic. DCCC hosted the annual Youth Drawing competition to encourage students to use their drawing to express their dream and strengthen their love for art and creativity.

    DCCC invited 4 very qualified judges to judge the artwork submitted by students from K to 12th grade. Our judges are Amber Preston, teacher of Allen Marion Elementary School; Sammensa Liu, former art teacher of Hua-Hsing Chinese School; Suzuko Davis, art teacher of St. Mark’s School and Karlin Lee, designer for DCCC calendar & event poster. DCCC really appreciate the judges for their time and effort.

    All our judges are impressed with the submitted artwork. They think each one is unique and creative, and they shared that it was difficult to select the winners. Due to the winter storms in Dallas, some groups did not have enough submission to reach the minimum participation, so we had to adjust the prize amounts accordingly. Here are the selected winners:
    Group A (Kindergarten & 1st Grade):
    First Place: Catherine Cai $100; 2nd place: Isabella Zhao $80; 3rd place: Aiden Guo $50。
    Group B (2nd & 3rd Grade):
    First Place: Natalie Ng $100; 2nd Place: Allison Chan$80; 3rd Place: Wynn Lee $50。
    Group C (4th & 5th Grade):
    First Place: Jolian Chen $80; 2nd Place: Rayhaan Rizvon $50。
    Group D (6th to 8th Grade):
    First Place Claire Liu $80; 2nd Place: Maggie Li $50。
    Group E (9th to 12th Grade):
    First Place: Kunhee Lee & Sophie Yan, each will get $80

    All winners will be getting a certificate and prize money, and their artwork will be featured on the DCCC website in April. The award ceremony information will go out to the winners later.

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