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FY22 Contest Dates

November 1, 2021 thru January 31, 2022

One artwork, together with a completed Entry Form, is collectively a “Submission” and must be postmarked within the U.S. Contest Dates noted above. More than one paper or digital art contest submission may be entered by youth but each artwork must be accompanied by a separate entry form either online or by mail along with the each original entry.

ELIGIBILITY

Artwork by U.S. youth, ages 4–15, is accepted by Age Category:

4-7 years

(Age Category 1)

8-11 years

(Age Category 2)

12-15 years

(Age Category 3)

Art Guidelines

Artworks must be original drawings on paper or created using computer tools. For drawings on paper, the color, material and shape of the paper can be chosen freely but should not be thicker than 5mm or the Artwork will be disqualified. Recommended paper size is 11 x 17 inches, but any sizes within 15.7 to 21.7 inches may be used. Artworks can be created using artistic medium such as color pencils, markers, crayons, or paint (watercolors, acrylic, etc.). Digital Artworks can also be submitted including GIFs, PDFs, JPGs, and JPEGs, created using digital tools on a computer or app (printed copies on paper will be requested if Artwork is selected for an award). Collage or cutout pictures are allowed as part of simple drawings, but any materials or techniques that require special care in handling are not allowed. See Official Rules for complete requirements and guidelines.

JUDGING CRITERIA

1

EXECUTION OF CONCEPT

33.4%

Does the Artwork express the youth’s dream or design for mobility in the future? Does the Artwork seem to make the youth’s dream come true? Does the artwork stimulate sympathy, resonance, and/or emotion for the viewer?
2

UNIQUENESS OF CONCEPT

33.3%

Is the theme of the Artwork is from the youth’s age-appropriate point of view? Is the design set apart from winning designs of past years?
3

ARTISTRY OF CONCEPT

33.3%

The Artwork’s design will be rated by composition, coloring, and technique.

U.S. Prizes

Nine U.S. youth receive awards – three per Age Category:

Gold Award (1st Place) • Silver Award (2nd Place) • Bronze Award (3rd Place)

U.S. Winners receive an award certificate and a cash prize.

NOTE: References to third parties in connection with prizes are for reference and identification purposes only and not intended to suggest endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation with Toyota or the Contest.

Each U.S. Winner receives a cash prize as follows:

$750

per Gold Award U.S. Winner

$500

per Silver Award U.S. Winner

$250

per Bronze Award U.S. Winner

Toyota USA art contests sponsor

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Void where prohibited by law. Contest open only to legal residents of the 50 U.S./D.C., age of majority and older with children between 4 and 15 years of age. Sponsor: Toyota, 6565 Headquarters Dr., Plano, TX 75024.