The Visual Arts Competition is open to children 11 years old and younger who attend Union County schools. This years topic is


The artwork can be a painting or a drawing that expresses the topic of Choose Happiness. This competition encourages and celebrates visual art skills. It gives the youth we serve an outlet for their creativity.

Artwork may be submitted to the Weddington Optimist Club from March 1st thru March 31st. The artwork should be mounted in a frame mat. Place the application on the back of the drawing or painting and submit via email to the Visual Arts Chairman.

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The top three local winners will receive a financial award ($100, $50, $25). The 1st place local winner will also compete at the International level through on-line voting. The international winner will have their artwork displayed on the Optimist International web site and at the annual convention.