Youth Art Month Contests

Youth Art Month Contests

MWR Marketing - 2013B N. 3rd St Rm 117 JBLM-Lewis Main Joint Base Lewis-McChord 98433 Google Map

March is Youth Art Month! There are two ways to celebrate with JBLM MWR! 

  • Youth preschool through 5th grade* are invited to join our coloring contest.
  • Students in grades 6-12*, are invited to participate in our photo contest.

Coloring Contest

Due to the cancellation of Kids' Fest, we will find a new time and place to announce the winner. Together Youth Art Month and Month of the Military Child provide an opportunity listed below:

Option 1:
Children in preschool to fifth grade are invited to color in these sheets with their view of JBLM and where we live!

We will have 2 age groups for the participants:
Pre-school through 2nd Grade AND 3rd Grade-5th Grade

Coloring sheets are available here: COLORING CONTEST SHEET & INSTRUCTIONS

Enter March 2-26 and drop off submissions in the MWR Marketing Office (2013B N. 3rd St. at Lewis Main; open weekdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m.) or Adventures Unlimited (739 Battery Rd. at McChord Field; open Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 a.m.-noon). All submissions will be displayed at Kids’ Fest. The winners will be deliberated by The Artists’ Panel and will be announced at Kids’ Fest.

Rules for photo contest

Open March 2-26 to students in grades 6-12. Photos should match this year's Kids' Fest theme of "Up, Up & Away." For photos taken by youth younger than 18, parent/guardian must submit on their behalf. Please email to with student's first name and age. Submissions limited to one photo per student per day. Finalists will be selected by The Artist's Panel, and the winners will be announced at a later date (since Kids' Fest has been canceled).

First place, $100; second place, $50; four honorable mentions, $25 each.

*Open to family members of valid DOD ID cardholders stationed at JBLM.