FORT WALTON BEACH —The Okaloosa Arts Alliance invites all Okaloosa County students to participate in the Family Fun Arts Fest’s poster design contest.


FORT WALTON BEACH —The Okaloosa Arts Alliance invites all Okaloosa County students to participate in the Family Fun Arts Fest’s poster design contest.



Student artists must create a “Summer Fun” themed 8-1/2 by 11-inch poster using markers, pencils, paint, pastels, charcoal, crayons or a combination of media.



Submit only one entry per student. The student’s school the student may mail entries.



Posters must include the artist’s name and his or her school and grade on the back.



First-, second- and third-place winners will represent the elementary school, middle school and high school categories — representing kindergarten through fourth grade, fifth through eighth grade and ninth through 12th grade, respectively. 



Prizes are as follows:



•First place, $75 gift card



•Second place, $50 gift card



•Third place, $25 gift card.



The first-place winner’s artwork will appear on promotional materials for the 2014 Seventh Annual Family Fun Arts Fest and on other alliance promotional materials. 



All entries will be on display at the Family Fun Arts Fest, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 18 and 19 at HarborWalk Village in Destin.



Want to enter?



Mail entries to the Okaloosa Arts Alliance, Attention: School Poster Contest, PO Box 4426, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32549-4426.



Contact News Bulletin Arts & Entertainment Editor Brian Hughes at 850-682-6524 or brianh@crestviewbulletin.com. Follow him on Twitter @cnbBrian.