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Your Art in Print

“Love Yourself Be Drug Free
Your design could be featured in the annual 2023-24 school calendar and other prevention materials. Enter now to win cash and fame!

Prize Packages

  • 1st place: $100
  • 2nd place: $75
  • 3rd place: $50

All winners will be featured on the calendar with full recognition and artistic credit. Plus, special hot off the press

Open to Youth 5-18

One Child At A Time

Navajo and Apache County youth, ages 5 to 18 are invited to submit original art work for consideration.


2023 Art Contest Theme:

“Love Yourself Be Drug Free!”


Navajo County 2022 Teen Substance Use

8th grade 10th grade 12th grade
Alcohol 20.3% 28.3% 27.2%
Marijuana 15.6% 35.8% 30.5%
E-Cigarettes 17.6% 24.8% 31.2%
Rx Pain Meds 4.5% 10.4% 7.2%

Navajo County teens who have ever used alcohol, marijuana or RX drugs in their lifetime.

According to the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission 2022 Arizona Youth Survey for Navajo County:

Nexus Coalition partners with other community leaders and organizations to help reduce substance use among youth.
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Artistic Elements

August 2023-June 2024 school calendar. 12 images will be selected for calendar pages.
Artwork will be considered by a panel based on appropriate theme, application and artistic properties and age. All judges decisions are final. Winners will be announced on or before May 31, 2023.

Rules & Regulations

  • Acceptable artwork must include theme “Love Yourself Be Drug Free”
  • Only original artwork accepted.
  • Crayon, markers, paint, pencil, multi-media, photos, etc., accepted.
  • Maximum size 8.5×11” unlined paper.
  • One complete and signed entry form required with each entry.
  • Group/class submissions welcomed.

Submission Deadline

Mail submissions must be postmarked by 5 pm on April 28, 2023.

Do Not Fold!

Send flat artwork entries to:
Nexus Coalition PO Box 948
Taylor, AZ 85939

Or turn in artwork and entry form to your school by April 28, 2023.
No late submissions accepted.

Download Entry Form

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