Funds will be used to purchase Gift Cards for youth participants who consist of, Artists, Poets, Praise Dancers and Singers. The Art Contest funds are for the color printing of Youth Artists’ work. The 3 Prizes: A Youth Artist will get one 16X20 Poster Print of their work. A second Youth Artist will get one 11X14 Poster Print of their work. A third Youth Artist will get one 8X10 Poster Print of their work.
The Poetry Contest funds are for studio time/editing and publishing. The 3 Prizes: A Youth Poet will have free consultations from start to finish of self-publishing, and a master copy of their 10 page book of poems. A second Youth Poet will have a 10 track CD made of their poems. A third Youth Poet will have one of their poems put on a 11X14 Poster Print.
Contest Winners will be able to sell their products, to further their creative endeavors. Funds will be used to purchase refreshments to serve at conference and to hire a videographer to video the conference.