Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest


  • March 31: Student Entries to Auxiliaries
  • April 15: Entries to Department Chairman
  • May 5: Entries Due at VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters

Patriotic Art Application and Rules
Patriotic Art Judging Score Sheet
Patriotic Art Helpful Hints

Open to all students, including home-schooled students, in grades 9-12. No digital art will be accepted, and artwork must be on canvas or paper. It will be judged on patriotic theme and technique. One Department winner will be forwarded to Auxiliary National Headquarters. Please see student brochure for more details on requirements.

National Awards:

First Place – $10,000

Second Place: $5,000

Third Place: $2,500

Fourth Place: $1,500

Fifth through Eighth Place: $500