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Start on your REFLECTIONS PROJECT for next year!

The Theme for 2018-19 is HEROES AROUND ME!
Work on your project now or over the summer


Summary of Rules for Participation

Students must participate through a local PTA/PTSA in good standing and may enter in one or more arts categories. Only new pieces of artwork inspired by the theme may be submitted. Each entry must be the original work of one student only. Only one student may be recognized as the award recipient for each entry. Other individuals may appear in or perform a student’s work, but the work itself must be the creative product of one student. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited, except for background music in dance choreography and film production entries when cited. Entries will be judged on how well the student uses his or her artistic vision to portray the theme, originality and creativity.

Dance Choreography. Solo and ensemble works of all dance styles are accepted. Entrant must be the choreogrpaher and may also be the perfomer, or one of the performers.  If background music is used, cite it on the entry form.  Video file must not exceed 5 mintues and 1GB in size. Accepted formats: AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, MP4.

Film Production. Accepted short fils styles include: Animation, narrative, documentary, experimental or media presentation.  Entrant must be the screenwriter, cinematographer, editor and producer.  If background music is used, cite it on the entry form.  Video file must not exceed 5 mintues and 1GB in size. Accepted formats: AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, MP4. 

Literature. Accepted forms of fiction and nonfiction include: Prose, poetry, reflective essay, screen play and play script, narrative, and short story.   Entrants may write in their primary language as long as an English translation is also attached.  Use of copyrighted material is prohibited.  Writing must not exceed 2,000 words and may be handwritten or typed.  Accepted formats:  Single-sided print on 8 ½ x 11 paper, PDF file. 

Music Composition. All music styles and combinations of instrumentation are accepted.  Entrant must be the composer may also be the perfomer, or one of the performers.  Use of copyrighted material is prohibited.  Audio file must not exceed 5 minutes and 1 GB in size. Accepted formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, ACC, FLAC.  Notation (score/tabulature) in PDF format is only required for middle and high school divisions.

Photography. Photo must be a single print/digital image.  Collages and collections of photos are not accepted.  Entrant must be the photographer and may use a variety of digital editing techniques including but not limited to, multiple exposure, negative sandwich and photogram.  Use of copyrighted material is prohibited.  Print image dimensions must be no smaller than 3x5 inches and no larger than 8x10 inches.  Accepted print formats:  Mounted on mat or poster board no larger than 11x14 inches.  Framed prints are not accepted.  Digital image dimensions must be at least 640x960 (pixels) and 300dpi (resolution).  Accepted file formats:  JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG.

Visual Arts. Works of both fine and design arts are accepted, including but not limited to: architectural drawing and models, ceramics, collage, computer generated images and graphics, crafts, drawing, fashion clothes and jewelry, fiber work, mixed media, painting, printmaking and sculpture.  Use of copyrighted material is prohibited.  2D artworks must be mounted on sturdy material and no larger than 24x30 inches with matting.  Framed entries are not accepted.  Include one digital image of artwork with your submission.  3D artwork submissions must contain 3 digital images of artowrk at different angles.  Image(s) are used for artwork identification, judging and exhibition purposes.


 

 TitleModified DateSize 
General Rules9/24/2015454.14 KBDownload
Student Entry Form9/24/20151.36 MBDownload
Consent Form9/24/20151.25 MBDownload
Consent Form - Spanish9/24/20151.16 MBDownload
Rules - Music Composition9/24/2015485.50 KBDownload
Rules - Visual Arts9/24/2015419.30 KBDownload
Rules - Photography9/24/2015389.78 KBDownload
Rules - Literature9/24/2015404.27 KBDownload
Rules - Dance Choreography9/24/2015469.54 KBDownload
Rules - Film Production9/24/2015475.63 KBDownload
Reflections Poster 20159/24/20151.85 MBDownload