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March 10, 2011


Washington, D.C. – Rep. David Schweikert will hold an annual art contest in Arizona for high school students in the 5th District.  Today he announced the event date for the 2011 Congressional High School Art Competition:   
All interested 9 -12th grade students in Congressional District 5
What: Annual Congressional High School Art Competition
When: Saturday, April 30th at 9:30 to 11 a.m. MT
Where: Arizona Historical Society Museum in Papago Park
(1300 N. College Ave Tempe, 85281)

This is an event to showcase the tremendous talent of our young high school artists. The art contest is a part of a nationwide Congressional High School Art Competition sponsored by the Congressional Arts Caucus.

The winning piece of artwork from Arizona’s 5th District will be displayed on the United States Capitol campus along with other Congressional winners for one year. The runners up will be displayed in a prominent place in Schweikert’s Washington and District Offices.  

The entries must be submitted to the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park in Tempe on April 20th between 4:00 and 6:00pm.  Winners will be announced at this same location at a ceremony on April 30th at 9:30am.  All are invited to attend this event.

NOTE: Submitted entries must conform to guidelines. For more information about the 2011 Congressional High School Art Competition and for specific guidelines and qualifications, please go to the "Constituent Services" link on our website.  If you have any further questions regarding the competition, please contact Garrett Archer at (480) 946-2411.


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