ORIGINALITY: Artwork must be an original design drawn solely by a young person between the ages of 4 and 15 years of age and cannot have been previously published, won prior awards, exhibited, or displayed publicly (i.e., disclosed beyond the youth’s immediate circle of friends and family) through any means.
SUBJECT MATTER: Artwork must include an unbranded car of the youth’s dreams, and include a written description.
HAND-DRAWN: Artwork must be drawn entirely done by hand on using crayons, color pencils, ink pens, markers, watercolor or acrylic paint, and/or by using digital tools on the computer.
PAPER SIZE: Artwork should be created on paper sized up to 15.7 to 21.7 inches (400mm x 500mm) but no smaller than 8.5 to 11 inches (215.9mm x 279.4 mm). The recommended paper size is 11×17 inches.
DIGITAL FILES: Image files of Artwork (e.g., digital photograph of a hand-drawn Artwork or a digital image of the computer-created Artwork) should be no smaller than 1MB and no larger than 5MB in size. Acceptable digital art file formats are GIF, JPEG, JPG, PNG, and PDF. Artwork digital files must be titled in the following way: [LAST NAME, FIRST NAME-Artwork Title]. Printed copies may be requested if the Artwork is selected for an award.
INELIGIBLE CONTENT: Artwork must not contain lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, or otherwise inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by Toyota in its sole discretion; images that are copyrighted, trademarked, private, public or in any other way that affects the intellectual rights of any person or entity; material or elements not owned/created by the youth and/or subject to the rights of third parties or Images of people who are readily recognizable; commercial content, logos, or images of cars by manufacturers other than Toyota; personally identifiable information of person(s) other than youth or family members; any commercial content or logos other than that of Toyota. In addition, artwork that has been collaboratively drawn by multiple individuals or has been created by a person other than the youth is ineligible. Artwork submitted without a signed or completed entry form is also ineligible. Last, Artwork that resembles previous contest submissions, as determined by Toyota, or that resembles famous paintings, is ineligible.
For the complete list of requirements, download and read the Official Rules and Artwork Guidelines.