Tips on Matting, Mounting, and Tagging

Please PRINT CLEARLY all information on the entry tags. 

Make sure student first and last name is clearly written, as well as the full name of the high school. (This is where the official winners names originate, if there is no name or school, the award may be disqualified or names pronounced incorrectly.)

Please attached the completed entry tag on the BACK upper left hand corner.

Artworks should be mounted on a firm, secure backing

Art is propped up for judging.  Work should be matted and attached to a backing of Cardboard, foam core board or a firm sturdy backing.

Hanging devices are prohibited. No hanging artworks from walls of any kind.

No Glass.

There is no size requirement, however all must be mounted.  

Framing is optional for stretched canvases and Masonite/hardboard.

AYAA and the sponsors are  taking every precaution for care of all works.  AYAA is not responsible for any incidentals that may occur.