Art intake deadline for Junior Art of the Avocado is April 10

Lila MacDonald, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, left, poses with young artist Zarick and his entry in the Junior Art of the Avocado Competition, which is entitled “Why I Love Fallbrook."
Lila MacDonald, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, left, poses with young artist Zarick and his entry in the Junior Art of the Avocado Competition, which is entitled “Why I Love Fallbrook.”

FALLBROOK – The inaugural “Junior Art of the Avocado” art competition is calling all junior artists in the community to create an “Avocado” masterpiece.

The art competition is open to children in kindergarten through eighth grade. K through fourth grade students will compete against each other and fifth through eighth grade students will also compete against each other.

Artists may select their medium of choice, the only restriction is that an “avocado” must be seen in the artwork. Drawings or paintings must not be larger than 12 inches in any direction.

See entry rules for further detailed instructions.

The awards are gift cards: First place – $75, Second place – $50, and Third place – $25. In addition, the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce will award a gift card in the amount of $25 for their “Chamber Pick.” A private reception will be held to announce the winners.

Artwork must be delivered to the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce office on Monday, April 10, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., 111 S. Main Ave.

Sponsors of the event are Fallbrook Propane Gas Company and the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce.

For further information, contact Anita Kimzey, (714) 222-2462 (cell) or (760) 731-0277 (home), or email [email protected]. Rules and entry form can be picked up at the Fallbrook Propane Gas Company or the Chamber of Commerce office, and can also be downloaded from www.fallbrookchamberofcommerce.org.

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