Martinez School District 'I Have a Dream' Contest Nears Deadline

The contest honors the 50th anniversary last month of The Dream Speech.

The deadline to submit an entry is Sept. 27.
The deadline to submit an entry is Sept. 27.
In honor of its 50th Anniversary, Martinez students are invited to create artwork inspired by a word or phrase from The Dream Speech. Entries are due Sept. 27.

Rules and Regulations

CATEGORIES: TK-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle School, High School

  • Originality: in form and content
  • Adherence to theme
  • Use of word of phrase from the speech in the art
  • Artistic merit: composition, use of color, visual impact
ELIGIBILITY: K-12 students who are currently enrolled with any of Martinez Unified schools

  • Dimensions: no smaller than 8.5 x 11 inches; no larger than 18 x 24 inches.
  • Any medium accepted
  • No photography accepted (except if within a collage).
  • All artwork must be the original work of the student, not copied from photographs or published works
  • Include student’s name, age, grade, school, and contact number on the back of the submission

  • Certificates of Excellence for all school winners
  • Gift cards and school supplies
  • Other prizes TBA


  • September 27, 2013: Deadline for submissions to the District Office or school office
  • October 11, 2013: Winners posted on the Martinez Unified website
  • October 28, 2013: Winners honored at the MUSD School Board Meeting, 6:30 pm.

Please submit all entries by Sept. 27, 2013 to Audrey Lee, Martinez District Office 921 Susana Street, Martinez OR to your school office.


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