" Youth Creative Arts Expo "

Friday, Aug 27, 2021



The Hanover Arts & Activities Center


500 S. Center St. Ashland VA. 23005


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Contest Categories


Creative Writing - See contest rules

Spoken Word / Poetry

Music - Singing / Playing a musical instrument 



~ 3 minutes or less for all performances and presentations

Creative Writing

~ Contest Rules ~

Ages 6~12: In 300 words or less...

Topic: Who is your favorite person on the planet and what do        you like most about that person?

Topic: How has the Covid19 pandemic changed your life?

Ages 13~17: In 500 words or less... 

Topic: Why is it important to have unity in our communities?


Topic: How has the Covid19 pandemic changed your life?



  • All work must be typed, double spaced, and in 12 pt. font.

  • All work must include the title of the contestants work, contestants name, date, and grade. 

  • Winners will be announced on Friday, August 27th at the event. Winners will be invited to read their work aloud during the Youth Creative Arts Expo.

  • Prizes will be awarded to each age group, (6-12) (13-17)

  • 1st   Place Prize - $50

  • 2nd Place Prize - $30

  • 3rd  Place Prize - $20 

  • Winners must be present to receive their prize.

Registration Deadline: August 23rd 2021


Hosted by

Divine Assist

Youth Organization

in partnership with

 Downtown Ashland Association


Hanover Arts & Activities Center