Glascock County Farm Bureau is seeking entrants in the 2022 Georgia Farm Bureau Middle School Bookmark Contest. The state winner will receive $150 and 10 district winners will each receive $100.
Glascock County Farm Bureau encourages students to enter the contest. The winner of the Glascock County Farm Bureau Bookmark Contest will receive $25 for 1st place, $15 for 2nd place and $10 for 3rd place.
The contest is open to all public, private and homeschool students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Participating students will be given a blank bookmark and asked to draw a picture that depicts some aspect of Georgia agriculture. Students may use crayons, markers, or colored pencils to create their bookmark.
Only one entry per person is allowed. Multiple entries will be disqualified. Students may enter the contest in the county in which they live or attend school but not both counties.
Interested students or teachers should contact the Glascock County Farm Bureau for an official entry form and contest rules at 706-598-2517. All entries must be received at the Glascock County Farm Bureau office by Feb. 25.
Drawings will be judged on how well the artwork represents modern agriculture found in Glascock County or Georgia and artistic merit. For more information about the contest visit gfb.ag/22bookmarkcontest. Students and teachers may view a video about Georgia agriculture by visiting gfb.ag/video. To view more information about Georgia agriculture, visit gfb.ag/UGA21agsnapshots.
The Glascock County Farm Bureau Art Contest winner will be entered in the Georgia Farm Bureau 4th District competition. All entries must be officially submitted by the Glascock County Farm Bureau to the GFB contest.
"We have had winners in the past," a representative with the county's Farm Bureau said about the GFB contest. "We have an essay contest, too."
All submitted artwork must be original and becomes the property of Georgia Farm Bureau once submitted. GFB may use artwork from the contest on various products distributed or sold by the organization to promote agriculture.
This article originally appeared on Augusta Chronicle: Art contest opens to middle graders