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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Craft & Salute - Online Arts & Crafts Competition

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Craft & Salute - Online Arts & Crafts Competition

Join Help Heal Veterans and families from across the country for a national online arts and crafts competition to honor our veterans, while celebrating the healing and unifying power of crafting. 

Contestants are encouraged to use any materials mixed media, photography etc. of their choosing to depict what the concept of military service or patriotism means to them. All ages are welcome!

Entries will be reviewed by an esteemed panel of judges from the veteran, crafting and media community. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winning entries in the form of gift cards for Southwest Airlines at a value of $1,500, $1,000 and $500.

To enter, please submit a high-resolution photograph of your completed artwork and a brief description of your completed piece (not to exceed 500 words) to contest@healvets.org by 11:59 PM EST on November 2, 2020. Please also provide your full name, phone number, physical address and a valid email address in the body of your email.

View the Official Rules here.

Click here to download the event flyer.

Please help spread the word on social media about this competition using the hashtag #CraftandSalute.

Help Heal Veterans - Craft and Salute Online Arts Competition FAQs

Q. Who is eligible to enter the contest?

A. It is open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states & the District of Columbia. All ages are welcome. You do not need to be a veteran, a current member of the U.S. military or from a family that has served in the U.S. military to enter. You can enter as an individual or as a group.

Q. What can I submit? 

A. The artwork should depict what the concept of military service or patriotism means to you. It can be created using any material or combination of materials: drawing, mixed media, photography, sculpture, digital art etc. and include any subject of your choosing. 

Q. How do I submit my artwork?

 A. To enter, please submit a high-resolution photograph (i.e. sent at the actual/original size it was taken) of your completed artwork and a brief description of your completed piece (not to exceed 500 words) to contest@healvets.org, together with your full name, phone number, physical address and valid email address where we can contact you.  

Q. How many entries can I submit? 

A. One entry per person please. 

Q. When do I need to submit by?

A. Entries will be accepted beginning at 12:01AM EST on Monday, October 5, 2020 through 11:59PM EST on November 2, 2020. 

Q. How will my artwork be judged?

A. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of Judges from the veteran, crafting and media community. Selection of a winner will be at the full discretion of the Judges and their decision is final and binding.  

Q. Are there different categories?

A. No, we did not want to place restrictions or limitations on the submissions by creating categories for the inaugural competition.

Q. When will I be notified if I’m a winner?

A. Winners will be notified by the phone number and/or email provided on November 11, 2020. Due to the volume of submissions, we are not able to contact each contestant directly.

Q. How many winners will be selected?

A. Three

Q. What are the prizes? 

A. Prizes will be awarded to the top three winning entries. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive a gift card for Heal Vets sponsors, Southwest Airlines valuing $1,500, $1,000 and $500 respectively to be sent to winners by mail.

Q. If I don’t want to participate in the contest, how can I support Help Heal Veterans this Veterans Day?

We appreciate any and all support. Please visit support.healvets.org to make a donation.

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