Little Peanut Youth Art Contest

Grade divisions:

  • Clover Kids – Kindergarten – 2nd
  • Junior Division – 3rd – 5th
  • Intermediate Division – 6th – 8th
  • Senior Division – 9th – 12th

 Visual Arts Deadline:
Pre-registration required at until Friday, October 15, 2021
Onsite drop-off available from 7:30 am to 9:00 am on Saturday, October 16th at the Little Peanut Youth Art Contest booth downtown Whitesboro. No late entries allowed. Exhibitors will receive a confirmation e-mail prior to drop off on where the booth will be located.


  • Acrylic Paintings
  • Ceramics
  • Charcoal Drawings
  • Mosaics
  • Painted Rocks
  • Pen and Ink Drawing (one-color ink)
  • Pencil Drawing
  • Photography
  • Sculptures
  • Water Coloring Drawings

Visual Arts Rules:

  1. Must be original work which showcases peanuts or the peanut industry
  2. Cost: $12 for the first entry and $2 for additional entries.
  3. Contestants may enter more than one category, but only one entry per category.
  4. Entries must be submitted in a form suitable for display (Mount entries on poster board, construction paper or matte board for easy hanging in a size that is easy to handle). PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT FRAMED ART.
  5. In the Photography category, either color or black and white photographs may be submitted. Photos must be at least 5×7 in size.
  6. Entries will be judged according to composition, treatment of subject, and other artistic qualities deemed appropriate by the judges.
  7. A completed registration form must submitted by Friday, October 15th for each entry.
  8. Art SHOULD NOT exceed the following size: 24″ x 18″ (including the matte).
  9. Deliver all entries to the Little Peanut Youth Art Contest booth in downtown Whitesboro on Saturday, Oct 16th.


  • Best overall per grade division within each category. (40 winners)
  • Best overall within each category (10 winners)
  • Honorable Mention per grade division (4 winners)
  • Best of show (1 winner)

For more information call Dr. Tamra McGaughy at (903) 813-4201 or

Exhibit area will be open at the Little Peanut Youth Art Contest booth in downtown Whitesboro on Saturday, October 16th from 10 to 4 p.m. All entries will be released at 4 p.m. for pick-up, except for winning entries. Entries not pick-up by 6 p.m. will be discarded.

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