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Feb. 1, 2010

UNLV wants you to show us your creativity through the "Rebel Vision" Black History Month Art Contest.

Create an original piece of artwork that shows an interpretation of your vision of peace and equality. Think about the effect black history has had on molding our society, and how those ideas continue to evolve as new generations shape our future.

UNLV is looking for an original and creative painting, drawing, photograph or collage that captures how you can build a better tomorrow. Show us your vision and win cool prizes!

Contest ends on Wednesday, February 24, 2010.

Download Entry Form | Release and Waiver | Contest Rules

Print and complete all entry forms
Based on the topic, create a painting, drawing, photograph or collage.
Submit a 5 x7 Photograph of your artwork (This will not be returned).
All entries must be postmarked by February 20, 2010 and received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22, 2010.
The art contest is open to all residents of Southern Nevada between the ages of 6-13 yrs old.
Only one submission per person allowed.

Artwork will be judged based on originality as it relates to the following criteria:

The message of peace and equality (50%)
How the entrant can build a better tomorrow (50%)
The winner will be selected on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, by the UNLV Athletic Marketing Staff:

One from the grades 1-5
One from the grades 6-8

If selected as a winner, and the parent or legal guardian of such potential finalist if the finalist is under 18, will be invited to the Runnin' Rebel game on Wednesday, February 24, 2010. The finalist will be asked to bring their original artwork to the game and be recognized during halftime of the Rebel's game against TCU.

Winners will be selected from the following categories:

One (1) Grand Prize Winner from each group (grades 1 - 5; grades 6 - 8). The two (2) total Grand Prize winners will each receive:

Four (4) lower level tickets to the Runnin' Rebels vs. TCU game on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Recognition on-court during the game.
A signed basketball by the Runnin' Rebels.
On the Runnin' Rebels bench during the intros/light show of game against TCU.

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