Champkids Programs

Fun and Exciting Student Art Contests for Every Age

Fun and Exciting Student Art Contests for Every Age


Bring your crayons or coloring pencils. Champkids provides everything else: coloring paper, drawing sheets, judges, prizes, awards, fun, and excitement. Parents are invited to stay and watch the creativity unfold!


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Grades K-2

Ages 5-7

Fantastically Colorful Contest. Coloring paper with design is provided; bring your own crayons. Add personality with patterns, symbols, words, and more. Finished pieces are judged on precision, creativity, and use of color. Contests are 45 minutes.


Grades 3-5

Ages 8-10

Fantastically Colorful Contest. Let your child express their creativity and immerse in the joy of drawing. Art paper provided. Bring your own drawing tools – colored pencils, crayons, markers, pastels, oil pastels, or tempera. Topics are announced live at the competition and based on seasons, holidays, social or educational themes. 45 minutes to complete.


Grades 6-8

Ages 11-13

Draw to Win. Students take their art to a more complex artistic level. Drawing mediums can include more advanced materials: charcoal, watercolor, and acrylics. Art paper provided. Topics are more specific and announced live at the competition. 90 minutes to complete.


Grades 9-12

Ages 14-17

Draw to Win. Build your portfolio or simply enjoy the higher level of competition. Drawing mediums can include more advanced materials: charcoal, watercolor, acrylics or mixed media. Art paper provided. Topics are more specific and announced live at the competition. 90 minutes to complete.





Judging Criteria


Coloring and drawings need to be completed to be eligible for judging.

Entries will be evaluated based on:

  • Creativity in expressing the theme
  • Effective use of color

For more advanced levels, criteria also include:

  • Realistic representation
  • Quality of artistic composition
  • Technical skill
  • Originality


Live On-site Judging


A panel of artists, art educators, and instructors from leading schools and art museums professionally judge each art competition. Your creative ability and competitive spirit are rewarded with prizes and awards.


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