5th Annual Arts Contest in Commemoration of Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day 2024 Rules

Eligibility:  Open to all Middle School and High School Students, grades 5-12, who live in New Castle and/or attend school in the Chappaqua Central School District

Awards in Each Category:

Middle School:  First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25, Honorable Mention: Certificates

High School:  First Prize $100, Second Prize $50, Third Prize $25, Honorable Mention: Certificates

Ceremony:  First Prize Winner in each category will be shown at the New Castle Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony on Monday, April 24th at 6:00 pm.

Entries:  Must include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, name of school and grade. 

If entry can be uploaded please upload: HERE

If entry cannot be uploaded, entries should be brought to Tiffany White at Town Hall between the hours of 9am-4pm Monday – Friday.  Please also email Ali Rosenberg or Stacey Saiontz.

Deadline:  Monday, April 8th at 4pm.  NO EXTENSIONS.

Rules/Judging Criteria:  

  • Each artistic entry must include an artist’s statement no more than 100 words describing your entry.  Students may create a poem, sculpture, drawing, photograph, painting, poster, film or music. All charcoal, chalk and pastels must be treated with fixatives.
  • The entry must represent the independent effort of the students. The art entry may not exceed the dimensions of 20” x 20”. 
  • The sculpture entry may not exceed 18” x 18” x 18”.
  • For safety reasons, art (painting or sculpture) may NOT include real barbed wire, jagged glass or plastic.
  • A two-dimensional image of any variety (a digitally created image, digital photograph, or a photograph of an original art piece.)
  • Accepted file formats (if applicable):  .jpeg, .bmp, .doc, or pdf 
  • The contest submissions will be judged by the Town of New Castle Holocaust & Human Rights Committee

Questions:  email Ali Rosenberg, arosenberg@mynewcastle.org or Stacey Saiontz ssaiontz@mynewcastle.org

Sponsored by:  The E.N.O.U.G.H. Club, The E.N.O.U.G.H. Jr. Club & The Town of New Castle Holocaust & Human Rights Committee

Download Art Contest Rules