Kewanee Prairie Chicken Festival Chalk Art Registration

Kewanee Prairie Chicken Festival Chalk Art Registration




Event Details

Kewanee Prairie Chicken Festival Chalk Art Registration

Downtown Kewanee

Friday, 13 July 2018, 08:00


Event Description


Celebrate Art & Creativity in Kewanee, IL!
The canvas is a Go-Kart track, located west of the Amtrak Station in downtown Kewanee, IL.
Join the fun! Show off your chalk art skills!

Categories: Youth squares: 45” x 45” (Three categories: Ages 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17)
Adult amateur squares: 96” x 96”
Adult professional squares will vary in size, some measuring 120” x 120”.

Teams of two or more people may chalk in the same space; individual registration fee applies. While participants of all ages may work in the adult squares, youth squares are limited to youth age 17 and under (parents or guardians may assist as needed).

Registration: Pre-registration is recommended as spaces will be assigned on a first-come, first serve basis. Participants may register at the Kewanee Chamber of Commerce in person or through mail, or available online at www.downtownkewanee.com. Participants may register the day of the event as space allows.

Fee: ADULT/PROFESSIONAL: $50 – includes professional chalk, restaurant punch card, t-shirt.
ADULT/AMATEUR: $35 – includes professional chalk, and t-shirt.
YOUTH: $10 - includes chalk, and t-shirt.

*Want to be near someone? Please submit registrations together noting request.

Materials: Adult Amateur and Youth participants will be supplied with a box of high-quality artist chalk, hand wipes, and water at check-in. Bring your own spray water bottles and additional color chalk specific to chalk art design.

Awards: Awards and winners will be announced and given at 4 pm Saturday in front of the registration booth. Award categories:

Adult Professional Champion, $500
Adult Professional People’s Choice, Trophy
Adult Professional Second Place, $250
Adult Professional Third Place, $100
Adult Amateur Champion, $50
Adult Amateur People’s Choice, Trophy
Youth Champion, Ages 18-14, Dick Blick Gift Certificate
Youth Champion, Ages 13-11, Art Kit & Ribbon
Youth Champion, Ages 10-5, Art Kit & Ribbon
Youth People’s Choice, Trophy

Additional Rules & Guidelines:

Drawings must be appropriate for public viewing.
You may use any or all of the assigned space.
No commercial stencils allowed. You may bring tools such as masking tape, rulers, or cardboard to mask off areas while working. Some find it helpful to use a “wet technique” by dipping chalk in water, bring a sponge!
Feel free to bring any prepared sketches to work from.
If you are creating an image originally created by another artist (living or deceased), it is important to credit the artist and the title near the drawing.
Do bring sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses. You may bring a portable umbrella with stand for extra shade. You may find kneepads or a piece of cardboard helpful to kneel on.

All participants may start Friday, July 14 at 8 a.m.,
must be finished by 3pm, Saturday July 15th.

Photographs may be taken by Prairie Chicken Festival volunteers and used for future publicity.

Check-in: Check-in begins at 8am on Friday, July 13th, at the registration tent on the Festival Grounds.

Register before June 30,, 2018 and you will receive t-shirt size requested. After June 30, 2018 selected t-shirt size will be based on availability. Please email your shirt size request to [email protected]


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Event Place


Downtown Kewanee

210 W. Third St., 61443 Kewanee, United States



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