Virtual Art Contest

ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR ADVOCACY

virtual art contest

All proceeds benefiting the Children's Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri

free registration for contestants

Register artwork through July 22, 2020
Artists may submit multiple artwork pieces
Artwork judged based on photo provided (our staff will be in contact with contestants)

Online Event

More details to come

July 24-26, 2020

Online voting and bidding closes on July 26 at 5:00 PM

Acceptable Art Mediums

Artwork created using pencils, paint, wood, metal, fabric, collage, photograph, chalk, graphic design, etc. will be accepted.  If there is a material you wish to use but is not listed, please contact us.

Silent Auction

Bid on auction items and original artwork through our online platform | Make a Donation | Vote on Artwork | 50/50 Raffle | First Place Prizes Per Age Group | Best of Show Artwork Prize

Voting and Winner Determination

Artist name will be displayed next to each submitted piece, so your fans can vote for you! Please encourage your friends and family to input a donation vote for your original artwork! One dollar will equal one vote, five dollars will equal five votes, etc. First place winners will be determined by the highest number of votes, with one winner in each age category. There will also be one overall Best of Show determined by the CAC staff. Artists can vote on other’s artwork, but we ask that you do not vote for yourself.

Age Groups

A first place winner will be selected from each of the following age categories: Pre-School (up to age 6), Youth (7-12), Teen (13-18), and Adult (19+). Artists must select their age category when registering. 

Donate Artwork

All submitted artwork will automatically be entered in the contest. You will be given the option to donate your artwork to be sold as an auction item when registering. A team member will contact you for pickup details closer to the event.

Children's Advocacy Center of East Central Missouri

The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) facilitates a collaborative effort to improve the response to allegations of child abuse and neglect by following the child first doctrine.

The CAC accomplishes this through digitally-recorded forensic (fact finding) interviews, sexual abuse forensic examinations, advocacy, mental health referrals, training and coordination of multidisciplinary teams, case review and tracking, and community awareness and education regarding child abuse issues. All services to clients are free of charge.

By purchasing a ticket or being an event sponsor, you are directly supporting the CAC’s ability to provide life-changing services to clients in need.

The CAC is supported by financial gifts, grants, volunteer time and services, and donations of supplies. Donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law. COMTREA is a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

489 Children Served in 2018

$75,000 IN DONATIONS RECEIVED IN FISCAL YEAR 2018

300 teachers, officials, and community members trained in 2018

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Sponsorship opportunities

Sponsorship deadline: July 22, 2020

Sponsor Now

$200 - Brilliant Brushes

  • Company name and logo listed on mobile bidding platform
  • Recognition on social media page
  • 8.5W x 5.5H inch ad on bidding platform
  • Ten raffle tickets for raffle item

$100 - Colorful Creator

  • Company name and logo listed on mobile bidding platform
  • Recognition on social media page
  • Five raffle tickets for raffle item

Auction Item Donation

  • Company name on mobile bidding platform 
  • Recognition on our social media page

Event Properties

Event Date 07-24-2020 8:00 am
Event End Date 07-26-2020 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 06-10-2020
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 3
Cut off date 07-22-2020 11:55 pm
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