Contest open to students in grades 9-12

Application Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021


All Galveston County Public, Private & Homeschooled High School students (grades 9-12) are invited to participate in the Chalk It Up Island Style! street art competition.  Art Teachers from all Galveston County High schools are encouraged to register teams of two students.


The following Awards will be presented to the top 3 winning teams:

1st Place Team $200  •  2nd Place Team $100  •  3rd Place Team $50

(Winners will be selected from both in-person and school/online team entries)



All students have an opportunity to participate.  In-person and virtual options are available.


  • 10 spaces for Student Teams participating in-person at the Festival.

    • Complete a chalk piece (3ft x 3ft square) at The Grand Kids Festival Teams will be dispersed throughout the festival site.


  • 10 spaces available for Student Teams participating virtually.

    • Complete a chalk art piece (3ft x 3ft square) at School during school hours, and supervised by an art teacher, prior to The Grand Kids Festival. Completed entries must be submitted between 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 or Thursday, April 29, 2021.


Chalk It Up! Application Process:

Submit a Registration Form (download below) for each 2-student team indicating the way you would like to participate

  • Completed at School (Virtual Teams)

  • Completed at The Grand Kids Festival (In-Person Teams)

Deadline to Apply is April 16, 2021 (only the first 10 teams registered in each category will be able to participate.)


Confirmation of Team Status will be sent via email upon receipt of application.

Download Contest Information, Rules and Artist Tips HERE.

Chalk It Up Island Style! 2021 is sponsored in part by

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Application for Virtual Teams


Application for In-Person Teams