Capital Arts Chalk Art Competition will be held at Memorial Park on Saturday September 11th.  Join us as we host our annual chalk competition.  

When:  Saturday, September 11th 

Where: Memorial Park (111 Memorial Park Dr.)

How to Enter: Submit your registration form by Wednesday September 8th.

Prizes: To be announced


  • Professional

  • Amateur

  • Group

  • High School

  • Middle School

  • Elementary

  • Popular Vote 


  • ​Pastel chalk should be used.  Chalk will be picked up at Memorial Park. 

  • Drawing areas should be 3' x 5' on outdoor concrete or asphalt

  • Artwork must be appropriate for viewing.  Capital Arts is entitled to use photographs for historical record and future publicity.

  • We encourage artists to sign their work. If you are reproducing an image originally created by another artist, it is important to credit the original artist and the title.

Chalk Pickup:

You will pick up chalk the morning of the competition at Memorial Park near the Pavillion.

What is the Judging Criteria:

1. Appearance - Is the piece visually attractive? 

2. Design Elements - Use of form, line, color, texture, composition, etc.

3. Originality and Creativity or Reproduction Likeness - How original is the piece? How well was an image reproduced? 

4. Craftsmanship - Thoughtful technique and application 

Each of the above categories is worth 5 points for a total of 20 points.  ​

Rain Delay - If it is raining on Saturday, September 11th, we will announce cancellation and an alternate date.