Kids Arts Contest – US Kids Magazine

Category: Arts

Available: USA Nationwide

Closing Date: 5/24/2013


Theme: If I Had a Super Power

Starts: June 21, 2013.

Residents of the United States who are ages three (3) to twelve (12) at the time of entry are eligible to enter.

The entries will be grouped by age and magazine as follows:
Turtle Magazine: ages 3-5
Humpty Dumpty Magazine: ages 5-7
Jack and Jill: ages 7-12

Participants may create an entry on a contest drawing page found on the cover contest’s website at You may also create your entry on an 8.5 x 11-inch sheet of unlined, white paper.

Entry forms can be found in the magazines or on our website at All entries must be accompanied by an entry form.

All entry forms must be signed by the entrant’s parent/guardian.

By signing, parents grant permission for their children’s artwork, first name, and photo to be put online or printed in the magazine.

We only allow one entry per person.

Mail entry, entry form, and a photo of the entrant to: Annual Cover Contest, P.O. Box 567, Indianapolis, IN 46206.

Participants may enter online at Each participant must fill out and submit an online entry form, and upload the entry and photo of participant. Participants who enter online must keep their original artwork. Any finalists who entered online will be required to send in the original entry.

All entries must be the entrant’s original, unpublished, and previously unproduced work. If U.S. Kids is notified that any element of an entrant’s entry infringes upon the rights of another person, the entry will be disqualified from the contest.

First-, second-, and third-place winners from previous years are eligible to enter the contest, but are only eligible to receive first, second, or third place in this contest again after one year has passed.

At the end of the submission period (February 28, 2014), U.S. Kids official panel of judges will select a first-, second-, and third-place winner for each magazine by respective age and magazine.


Winners will receive prizes, and first-place winners will have their art featured on the May/June 2014 cover of the appropriate U.S. Kids magazine. In addition, U.S. Kids will make a donation to the art department of the winner’s preschool, elementary, or middle school or other 501(c) 3 nonprofit art program as follows:

First place: $1,500.00
Second place: $1,000.00
Third place: $500.00

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