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High school art contest underway

It’s time for the 40th annual Congressional High School Art Competition, with this year’s theme:  Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. America’s Open Roads and Open Skies.


“The Congressional Art Competition is a tremendous opportunity for talented high school students to compete to showcase their abilities to the entire country,” said Congressman Doug LaMalfa. “This year’s theme allows our young artists to highlight the unparalleled beauty of the North State and our country. I’m especially interested in seeing art depicting antique era vehicles, steam trains or early diesels, early aircraft thru the 50s, vintage cars, etc.”


The winning entry will be displayed for one year in the United States Capitol as part of a nationwide exhibit dedicated to displaying the talents of young people representing each state. Information regarding the guidelines for the competition can be found here.


All artwork must be submitted by Friday, April 22, to any of LaMalfa’s district offices or staff members. Staff is available for pickup for: Modoc, Lassen, Plumas, Sierra, Siskiyou, and part of Eastern Shasta County. Staff and office contact information is listed below The winner will be contacted by Tuesday, May 3.


Chico District Office

120 Independence Cir.

Suite B

Chico, CA 95973

Telephone: (530)343-1000


Redding District Office

2885 Churn Creek Rd.

Suite C

Redding, CA 96002

Telephone: (530)223-5898


Auburn District Office

2399 Rickenbacker Way

Auburn, CA 95602

Telephone: (530)878-5035

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