Annual Creative Expression Competition

The Creative Expression Competition gives our Chandler students an opportunity to express themselves and share their talent with the City. It is open to all students living or attending school in Chandler. One entry per student will be accepted in both the writing and visual arts categories.

2020 Creative Expression Competition Details

Competition Information
  • Theme: One World, Out of Many, We Are One
  • Winning entries will be displayed at the Multicultural Festival on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, and online after the Multicultural Festival.
  • First-place winners and schools will be recognized at a February 2020 City Council Meeting. All other winners will have their awards sent directly to their schools.

Judging Criteria
  • Writing: Readability, Reflection of Theme, Use of Writer's Understanding of Cultural Experiences
  • Visual: Composition, Presentation, Technique and Subject

Competition Guidelines

Name, school, grade and other important information must be completely filled out on the back of your entry. No Names on Front.

  • Writing: Essay and poetry entries limited to one page
    • Eligible grade levels: K-4, 5-8, 9-12
  • Visual: Posters, photography, and painting. Please limit the size to 14 x 22
    • Eligible grade levels: K-4, 5-8, 9-12

All material presented must be deemed appropriate by judges. All entries that do not meet competition guidelines may be subject to disqualification.

Entry Form

2019 Winners

Theme: Strong Communities: Building a sense of pride, understanding, and connection in your community in the face of challenge and divisiveness.