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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.
(if applicant is a minor, must be signed by parent or guardian) The parties to this release agree to signature both in counterparts and by electronic-mail and/or facsimile.”
Submit Application Waiver to the City of Pomona Cultural Arts Commission by Monday, November 6, 2017 in person or by mail at the following address (Mon through Thurs. 8:00 am to 6 pm). City of Pomona Cultural Arts Commission 505 South Garey Avenue Pomona, CA 91766 Attn: Catherine Lin
Applications can also be submitted via e-mail to: 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 Schedule: 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) Professional (Individual) $100 Cash Prize for winning artist Student Teams • 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. Multi-Age/Family Teams 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 • 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 . Para Informacion en Espanol llame (909) 620-2191 Annual Chalkart Festival 2017 Application