The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) would like to invite all Okaloosa County School students to participate in the 14th Annual OAA Okaloosa County School Poster Contest.  The theme for the contest is “Sparking the Arts”.  It can be anything you can create on paper with markers, pencils, paint, pastels, charcoal, mixed media, or crayons.  

There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for three elementary school students (K-5), for three middle school students (6-8), and for three high school students (9-12) in Okaloosa County.   Each 1st place winner will receive $75, each 2nd place winner will receive $50, and each 3rd place winner will receive $25.   Additionally, the 1st place winners’ artwork will be posted in the OAA newsletter and on the OAA website. 

Any Okaloosa County School student can enter; entries can be submitted by an Okaloosa County School or by an individual student.   The poster contest deadline is April 21, 2023    Please submit only one entry per student.  Posters need to include the artist's name, their grade, and the name of their school on each entry.  Please mail your entries to Okaloosa Arts Alliance-Poster Contest, P.O. Box 4426, FWB, FL 32549.  If you prefer to drop off your entry(s) please get in touch with Amy at to arrange.

All poster contest entries will be on display from Saturday, April 22, 2023, until May 6, 2023, at Enlightened Studios.  Email Amy at or for more information about the poster contest.  

2023 ​Poster Contest Sponsors:

14​th Annual Okaloosa Arts Alliance Poster Contest 


Check out 2022's poster contest gallery

Check out our virtual poster contest galleries from 2020 & 2021

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