I understand that all art work completed at the festival becomes property of the City of Pomona and may be used or reproduced at the Commission’s discretion. I further understand the regulations as set forth for this event: The image(s) will contain no offensive material such as nudity (of any kind), depictions of violence, derogatory signs, language or epitaphs that would encourage discrimination against any religion, race, nationality, disability, or sexual orientation; or any drug, gang, or sexually related material. Any violation of this agreement will subject participant(s) to disqualification and exclusion from the competition/raffle.
The festival is a competition for which prizes will be awarded. Chalk will be provided to the participants free of charge. Please, no spray fixatives or sealants. I hereby declare full knowledge of all inherent risks and hazards associated and incidental to the Pomona Annual Chalkart Festival.
I do hereby release, absolve, indemnify and hold harmless the City of Pomona and its employees from any and all claims of damages for personal injury or other damages that may be sustained as a result of participation in any of the programs/event activities. I further waive any and all such claims against any and all sponsors, volunteers, and staff of supervisors appointed by the City of Pomona, as well as any person(s) providing transportation, if applicable, to and from the event/program activities.
I further understand that: This event is not sponsored by the Pomona Unified School District (the “School District”). Participation is pursuant to an agreement between the student and the City of Pomona and in no way does the School District assume any sponsorship or supervision or responsibility for the activities set forth in this statement.
Applications can also be submitted via e-mail to: Chalk_Art@ci.pomona.ca.us or Faxed to: (909) 469-2082
CITY OF POMONA – CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION ANNUAL CHALK ART FESTIVAL 2017
Date, Time and Location of Event
Date: November 11, 2017 (Rain Date: November 18)
Location: Officer Shaun Diamond Plaza (formerly Thomas Plaza) on Second Street and Thomas Street in the Arts Colony in Downtown Pomona
7:30-8:00 Check-In and Free Breakfast a.m.
8:00 a.m. Start of Festival-Chalking Begins
11:30-12:00 p.m Recognition Ceremony and Raffle for Non- Competing Students
1:30- 2:15 p.m. Judging/Entertainment/ Clean Up
2:15-2:45 p.m. Recognition Ceremony for Competing Students/Professionals -Announcement of Winners
Themes for Chalk Art Competition:
1. Pomona Read’s “Wonder” or My Favorite Book (Title and author must be included in artwork OR written below)
2. Open category – Professionals only
Participants & Dimensions:
Participants in STUDENT and MULTI-AGE/FAMILY categories must work on a TEAM of 2-4 participants. Elementary/Middle School Student and MultiAge/Family Teams: Space size 5’ x 6’ (maximum)
High School Student Teams: Space size 10’ x 12’ (maximum)
Professional: Space size 10’ x 12’ (maximum)
$100 Cash Prize for winning artist
• On the day of the event, Student Teams will have a CHOICE: Have artwork judged as a COMPETITION for
cash prizes OR enter a RAFFLE for art supplies. Must be present for raffle.
• If students enter the competition.... $100 cash prizes to 5 winning teams for the following: (1) Best Use of
Theme, (2) Best Use of Color, (3) Best Use of Materials, (4) Most Creative Concept, (5) Best Team Work
• Saturday School credit available at participating sites.
Names of teams will be entered for a Raffle for art supplies/Barnes and Nobles Gift Certificates. Must be present for raffle.
Other Event Information
• Each participant must fill out separate application form and submit by November 6th.
• Additional applications at www.downtownpomona.org.
• Four (4) participants is the maximum number of participants on STUDENT and MULTI-AGE Teams.
• Each participant receives one box of pastel chalk, an event t-shirt, and breakfast.
• Lunch will be available for purchase, provided by Pomona Kiwanis Club.
This is a FREE EVENT! For information call: (909) 620-3549, Mon-Thur, 8am – 6pm or e-mail Chalk_Art@ci.pomona.ca.us . Para Informacion en Espanol llame (909) 620-2191
Annual Chalkart Festival 2017 Application