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International Aviation Art Contest

Since 1989 the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) has sponsored the International Aviation Art Contest to challenge young people to illustrate the importance of aviation through art. Demonstrating the impact of aeronautics through an interactive, fun medium such as art motivates youth of all ages to become more familiar with aeronautics, engineering and science. The U.S. portion of the contest is sanctioned by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA), managed by the NASAO Center for Aviation Research and Education and sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Prescott, Ken Cook Co., the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Coalition for Aviation and Space Education with additional support from NASAO members.

Children between the ages of 6 and 17 may participate. Entries will be judged in three classes, according to age and at least in part for its creative use of the theme in relation to the aviation world. Each FAI member country sponsors the contest in their country, and submits national winners to the International Jury each year.

BROCHURE

DEADLINE

All artwork sent to state representatives must be postmarked by Friday, January 18, 2019.

The deadline is February 25th for the states to provide their winning artwork to NASAO for consideration for the national awards.


THEME – “My Dream to Fly”

Have you ever sat in class, looked out the window, and wondered what it would be like to fly? If so, you are not alone! Teachers might not always like it, but something about looking at the sky calls us to daydream about what is possible. Orange embers floating above a campfire do the same, and who has not been a little envious seeing a hawk soar across the sky? Inside all of us, a dream to fly is just waiting for the chance to come to life.

Nature has many ways to encourage us to dream. Whether it is the hot embers of the campfire floating up or tree leaves floating down, each dares us to dream of riding the currents of air across the sky. In response, we dream of creating hot air balloons of all shapes and colors. Their burners blast heat into the envelop of the balloon, heating the air and lifting us into the sky. For those who want to join the hawks of the air, dreams of flight will lead to new gliders of all types. Advanced and novel gliders, paragliders, and hang gliders will allow us to soar through the air with ease and grace.

Back on the ground, those of us who want to tame the wind instead of surfing along it dream of creating new planes and helicopters that will allow us to challenge the wind and fly wherever we want. Visions of new aerobatic planes races through our minds as they will one day race through the sky. Or maybe you dream of joining your friends in a specially designed helicopter that allows you to sight see your neighborhood, city, or countryside. For others, the race to the border of space will lead to dreams of jet powered planes going faster and higher than ever before.

Each achievement in flight has started with a dream. Along the way, the next generation of aviation enthusiast have built their dreams on the works of those who came before. Now, it’s your turn. Where ever your imagination takes you when you look to the clouds, it’s time to pick up your favorite art supplies and share your dream to fly!

ELIGIBILITY

All Children in the age groups shown below are encouraged to participate in the contest, even if they are related to officials or employees of the FAI or any of its member organizations.

  • Group I Category (Date of birth between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2012)
  • Group II Category (Date of birth between 1 January 2005 and 31 December 2008)
  • Group III Category (Date of birth between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2004)

CONTEST RULES

FORMAT
The required format is A3 (297 x 420 mm or 11 ¾” x 16 ½ “). Or, if this is unobtainable, the nearest possible equivalent. Artwork must NOT be framed or outlined with borders.

MEDIUM
All artwork must be done by hand (or, in the case of physically challenged children, by foot or mouth). Any of the following media are permitted: watercolor, acrylic, oil paint, indelible marker pens, felt-tip pens, soft ball point pens, indelible ink, Crayola or any similar indelible medium. The following media are NOT permitted: pencil, charcoal or other non-permanent medium; computer-generated artwork; collage work involving the use of photocopies.

MARKINGS
The following information should be clearly shown on the back of the artwork: title, family name, given name, address, date of birth, country of residence, name and address of school which the child attends, and certificate of authenticity.

TITLE
There is no need for a title on the poster and entrants can decide for themselves whether or not to include one; however there should be a clearly recognizable link to the theme of the contest.

REPRODUCTION RIGHTS
Once received, entries become (and remain) the property of the State Sponsor and may be used for a variety of purposes. Those forwarded for international judging become the property of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), however, FAI will try to return the original artwork.

AWARDS

STATE AWARDS
Entries in each age group are judged and state winners and runners-up are selected. Winners receive recognition from their state. The top three entries in each age group are forwarded to Washington D.C. to be judged in the national competition.

NATIONAL AWARDS

1st, 2nd and 3rd place national winners are selected from each age group. All national winners receive certificates, ribbons and a framed reproduction of their artwork with the original being forwarded to FAI for the international competition.

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
Winners of the international competition receive certificates and gold, silver, or bronze medals.

WHERE TO SUBMIT (For residents of these states only)

Alabama
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Alaska

Linda Bustamante
Alaska DOT & PF Statewide Aviation
P.O. Box 196900
Anchorage, AK 99513-7587
Linda.bustamante@alaska.gov
(907) 266-2596

Arizona
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Arkansas

Richard Mills
Arkansas Department of Aeronautics
2315 Crisp Drive, Hangar 8
Little Rock, AR 72202
richard.mills@mail.state.ar.us
Phone (501) 376-6781

California
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone (928) 777-3877

Colorado
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Connecticut
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Delaware
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Florida
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Georgia
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Guam
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Hawaii
Henry Bruckner
Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division
Honolulu International Airport
400 Rodgers Blvd., Suite 700
Honolulu, HI 96819-1880
henry.p.bruckner@hawaii.gov
Phone (808) 838-8701

Idaho

Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Illinois
Prudence Draper
Illinois Department of Transportation
Division of Aeronautics
1 Langhorne Bond Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62707-8415
Phone (217) 524-8825
Prudence.Draper@Illinois.gov

Indiana

Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Iowa
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Kansas
Trever Linn
Manager of Marketing & Outreach
Division of Aviation
Kansas Department of Transportation
700 SW Harrison St., 9th Floor
Topeka, KS 66603
trever.linn@kansas.gov
785-296-2442

Kentucky
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Louisiana
Tonjia Summerell
Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
1201 Capitol Access Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Tonjia.summerell@la.gov
Phone (225) 379-3053

Maine
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Maryland
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (410) 859-7064

Massachusettes
Steven Rawding
Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Aeronautics Division
Logan Office Center
One Harborside Drive, Suite 205N
East Boston, MA 02128-2909
steven.rawding@state.ma.us
Phone (617) 412-3691

Michigan
Leanne Hengesbach
Office of Aeronautics
2700 Port Lansing Rd.
Lansing, MI 48906
hengesbachL@michigan.gov
Phone (517) 335-9756

Minnesota
Shalette Cauley-Wandrick
Minnesota Department of Transportation, Aeronautics
222 E. Plato Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55107
shalette.cauley-wandrick@state.mn.us
Phone (651) 234-7180

Mississippi
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Missouri
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928)-777-3877

Montana
Harold Dramstad
2630 Airport Road
Helena, MT 59620
hdramstad@mt.gov
Phone 406-444-9568

Nebraska
David Morris
Nebraska Department of Aeronautics
PO Box 82088
Lincoln, NE 68501
david.morris@nebraska.gov
Phone (402) 471-2371

Nevada
Kurt Haukohl
State Aviation Manager
Nevada Department of Transportation
1263 S. Stewart St
Carson City, NV 89712
khaukohl@dot.state.nv.us
Phone (775) 888-7353

New Hampshire
Danielle R. Plant
Division of Aeronautics Rail and Transit
New Hampshire Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 483
Concord, NH 03302-0483
Danielle.Plant@dot.nh.gov
Phone (603) 271-1094

New Jersey
Clare Mansfield
New Jersey Department of Transportation
Division of Aeronautics
P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ 08618
Clare.Mansfield@dot.state.nj.us
Phone (609) 530-2903

New Mexico
William Fitzpatrick
Aviation Division
New Mexico Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9830
Albuquerque, NM 87119
william.fitzpatrick@state.nm.us
Phone (505) 244-1788 Ext. 113

New York
Donna Ann Harze
Federal Aviation Administration
1 Aviation Plaza
Jamaica, NY 11434-4809
Donna.Ann.Harze@faa.gov
Phone (718) 553-3368

North Carolina
Corbi Bulluck
NC DOT Division of Aviation
1560 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1560
cbulluck@ncdot.gov
Phone (919) 814-0550

North Dakota
Mike McHugh
North Dakota Aeronautics
Commission
2301 University Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
mmchugh@nd.gov
Phone (701) 328-9653

Ohio
Mark Fields
Ohio Department of Transportation
Office of Aviation
2829 West Dublin-Granville Rd
Columbus OH 43235
mark.fields@dot.ohio.gov
Phone (614) 387-2359

Oklahoma
Sandra Shelton
Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission
110 N. Robinson Ave., Ste. 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
sshelton@oac.ok.gov
Phone (405) 604-6915

Oregon
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Pennsylvania

Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@erau.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Puerto Rico
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Rhode Island
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

South Carolina
James Stephens
South Carolina Aeronautics Commission
2553 Airport Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29170-2142
jstephens@aeronautics.sc.gov
Phone (803) 896-6272

South Dakota
Jennifer Boehm
South Dakota Dept. of Transportation
Office of Local Transportation Programs
700 East Broadway Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501
jennifer.boehm@state.sd.us
Phone (605) 773-4430

Tennessee
Evan Lester
TDOT – Aeronautics Division
607 Hangar Lane, Bldg. 4219
Nashville, TN 37217
evan.lester@tn.gov
Phone (615) 741-1785

Texas
Becky Vick
150 E. Riverside Dr.
Austin, Texas 78704
Becky.Vick@txdot.gov
Phone (512) 416-4504

Utah
Craig Ide
Aeronautical Operations Division
135 North 2400 West
Utah Department of Transportation
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
cide@utah.gov
Phone (801) 715-2260

Vermont
Ryan Ollis
Aviation Education Coordinator/ Operations Specialist
Agency of Transportation
National Life Building, Drawer 33
Montpelier, VT 5633
ryan.ollis@state.vt.us
802-828-3554

Virginia
Betty Wilson
Virginia Dept. of Aviation
5702 Gulfstream Road
Richmond, VA 23250-2422
betty.wilson@doav.virginia.gov
Phone (804) 225-3783 ext. 107

Washington
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

West Virginia
Kathy Hill
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
kathy.hill@ERAU.edu
Phone (928) 777-3877

Wisconsin
Meredith Alt
Wisconsin Department of Transportation – Bureau of Aeronautics
4802 Sheboygan Avenue Room 701
Madison, WI 53707-7914
meredithl.alt@dot.wi.gov
Phone (608) 266-8166

Wyoming
Michele Whipple
Wyoming Department of Transportation
200 E. 8th Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82009
michele.whipple@dot.state.wy.us
Phone (307) 777-3952