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Call for 2023 Creative Youth Awards Submissions

Presented by Bay Area Creative Foundation at Community Awards Event

Jan 12 2023
Call for 2023 Creative Youth Awards Submissions

Call for 2023 Creative Youth Awards Submissions

Professional creative feedback, cash awards and other prizes for Bay Area youth artists

The 2023 Creative Youth Awards are open for Submissions!

Submission Deadline:
* January 12, 2023, 11:59pm PST

The 2022 Creative Youth Awards recognizes and supports Bay Area youth artists through professional creative feedback, cash awards and other prizes.

2023 CYA Categories:

  • Creative Writing – Fiction & non-fiction limited to 500 words, poetry to three pages, plays and screenplays limited to five pages or five minutes in length.
  • Film – All approaches to film/video art or storytelling are embraced. Maximum duration is no more than 5 minutes, and must have obtained permission from all actors or participants who appear.
  • Music Composition – Original scores. Maximum duration is no more than 5 minutes. Required to submit both a .pdf of composition (or lyrics for songwriters) and an audio file of the piece.
  • Music Performance – ‘Covers’ of music not composed by the artist. Maximum video or audio duration is no more than 5 minutes.
  • Performance Art – Dance, theater, and other stage performances. Maximum video duration is no more than 5 minutes.
  • Photography – All digital or film photography (submitted as digital) welcome.
  • Visual Art – All mediums welcome; artists are asked to submit a digital photograph of the artwork. (note: photography artwork should be submitted in the Photography category)

Award Categories:
Presidential
Superior

Exceptional
Special

Our highest honor, the Presidential Merit, is given at discretion of the Founder

How to Submit:

  • The Creative Youth Awards application period is October 19, 2022 to January 12, 2023.
  • CYA applicants apply through our partner-site SlideRoom.
  • Awardees will be announced at the Creative Youth Celebration in late Spring 2023.

Timeline:
The 2022 Creative Youth Awards submissions:
* Open: Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12pm PST
* Close: Thursday, January 12, 2023, 11:59pm PST

Winners will be announced at the Creative Youth Celebration in late Spring 2023.

ADMISSION INFO

No fee to enter!

Contact: 415-729-1501

Email: melissa@bayareacreativefoundation.org

    Official Website

Additional time info:

Submission Deadline:  January 12, 2023, 11:59pm PST