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Children submitted designs from Thursday, April 11 through June 28, 2013. You can still view the designs!
This challenge is the kids’ version of the nationwide Baseball Coin Design Competition. The main competition is open to anyone 14 years old and older, so check out the main competition Web site if you are an older teen.
What: Children created a coin design that captured the theme “What’s Great About Baseball.” Submissions used any medium – pencil, pen, markers, paint or design software.
Who: Any U.S. citizen/permanent resident 13 and younger with parental permission. There are three age brackets:
- 5 years old and younger
- 6 to 10 years old
- 11 to 13 years old
Rules: See our Official Rules, including Rights Transfer Agreement and Parent/Legal Guardian Consent Form.
Grand Prize 0-5
Grand Prize 6-10
Grand Prize 11-13
Contestants must be children 13 years or younger.
Contestants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
A parent or guardian must submit the Contestant's completed application, including uploading the design entry and agreeing to the parental release and consent form, on behalf of each Contestant.
Only one entry per Contestant may be submitted.
Each Contestant's design entry must be entered in one of the following three age categories:
- 0-5 years
- 6-10 years
- 11-13 years
Parents or guardians must choose the category for the Contestant during registration.
Entries must be submitted no later than June 28, 2013, at 11:59 pm (EDT).
Only work that is entirely the unique, original creation of the individual Contestant is eligible for the Challenge. Do not submit work that contains anything traced or otherwise copied from any pre-existing material (such as clip art) even if it is "public domain" or "royalty-free." Works of which any part has been traced or otherwise copied from any pre-existing materials are not eligible.
The following are not eligible to enter into the Challenge:
- Children of employees of the Department of the Treasury, including the United States Mint and other Treasury offices and bureaus;
- Children of contractor employees who are performing work under a contract with the Department of the Treasury, including the United States Mint and other Treasury offices and bureaus;
- Children of former contractors under the United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program;
- Children of individuals involved in the design evaluation process, including the staff of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Contestants, parents or guardians, design entries, and other application materials must fully comply with all Official Rules. A failure to comply with any of the Official Rules may disqualify a Contestant or design entry.
The theme must be depicted visually in one or a combination of media, such as acrylics, watercolor, pencil, charcoal, marker, spray paint, crayon, pastels or digital software.
Parents or guardians must scan or photograph the Contestant's design entry and upload the design entry as a PDF or JPG file.
You The Public
What's Great About Baseball
How to enter
2) Create a design using any media that can be scanned or photographed. Feel free to use our template to start!