July 20, 2024

Competitions & Contests

COMPETITIONS & CONTESTS

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Check Out these Competitions & Contests for your KIDS!

2024-SPM-Art-Contest

Middle & High School Students – Suicide Prevention Month Art Contest

“Middle and high school youth in Gwinnett are invited to join us for our Suicide Prevention Month Art Contest!

The goal is to create a visual representation of how changing your words can change your mindset.
Contest entries may include digital artwork, photography or a photo of a physical art piece (such as a painting or drawing).
Prizes include:
Amazon gift cards and
art featured on a billboard in Gwinnett for 5 weeks.
Entries should be submitted by Friday, July 12, 2024, at 11:59 pm.”
 
DEADLINE JULY 12

All Ages – Escape Room Challenge

“Embark on an intergalactic adventure with your family in our space-themed escape room at the library, where teamwork, problem-solving, and ingenuity are the keys to returning safely to Earth.

Step into a thrilling space-themed escape room experience at the Dacula branch library, where families can immerse themselves in an interactive adventure beyond the stars. Work together as a team to solve puzzles, crack codes, and unravel mysteries in order to navigate through the cosmos and find your way back home. Join us for an interstellar adventure that will spark curiosity, strengthen bonds, and create memories for the whole family.” **REGISTRATION REQURIED (1 registration per family)**

When: Friday, July 12 (2:00pm-3:00pm)
Where: Dacula Library Branch

 
EVENT DATE  JULY 12

(All Ages)  Trash Regatta: Bottles to Boats

“Join us for The Trash Regatta: Bottles to Boats as we turn Gwinnett County’s trash into another man’s treasure. The main event will be a boat race on running water. Teams will use an array of recyclable “trash” and other materials and decorations to design their own floating boat and enter them in the great boat race to test their engineering and creativity, while learning about the impacts of our trash on the ecosystem and how we can recycle and reuse items. Please call 678.277.0902 with any questions.”

All Ages

Free

When: Saturday, July 13, 2024 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Location: Freeman’s Mill Park, 1401 Alcovy Road, Lawrenceville, Ga
Event Link –  REGISTER HERE

EVENT DATE JULY 13

(Ages 12+) 48-Hour Film Fest 

“48 hours to write, shoot, edit, and upload a film! Come to the Duluth library between 6 and 7pm on Friday, July 19th to register yourself or your team to take part in the library’s first 48-Hour Film Fest. The theme, act, or situation that must be included in the film will be announced at 7pm when the clock begins. Participants only need to be at the library for registration and theme announcement. Films must be uploaded by 7pm on Sunday the 21st to be accepted. ”

When: July 19
Where: Duluth Library

SEE RULES & MORE DETAILS HERE

EVENT DATE JULY 19

(Ages 12+) 24 Hour Comic Challenge

“Accept the challenge and make your own comic in just 24 hours!

One of the hardest parts of making comics is finishing a comic. 24 Hour Comics are an amazing tool to get you to make a complete comic to get started in your cartooning journey.”

When: Thursday, July 25 (6:00pm-7:00pm)
Where: Snellville Library Branch, 2245 Wisteria Drive, Snellville, Ga
Event Link

EVENT DATE JULY 25

(Ages 6-11) Math Olympics

Become a “mathlete” and compete in math-based events at the Math Olympics.

Celebrate the start of the 2024 Summer Olympics by participating in the Math Olympics. Just like athletes practice for the Olympics, you can practice your math skills as a “mathlete” in the Math Olympics. All events will incorporate some theme or aspect related to the Olympics to demonstrate how basic math is used in everyday life.”

When: Saturday, July 27, 2024 (2:00pm-3:00pm)
Where: Dacula Library Branch, 265 Dacula Rd, Dacula, GA
Event Link

EVENT DATE JULY 27

rube goldberg playground contest 2024

All Ages ~ Rube Goldberg Playground Contest

“This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity invites kids, college students, professional designers and anyone who dreams big to design a Rube-inspired playground, or even just one component of a playground, and submit their ideas to enter the competition.”

Who can Participate: K-12 students, college teams and professional inventors and engineers.

Winning submissions will receive: a US$500 cash prize and trophy; social media coverage on the Rube Goldberg and Miracle Recreation sites; permanent acknowledgement on the physical structure once complete; a published story and/or ad in a trade publication; and winners will also be invited to attend a collaborative design session with Miracle Recreation and Rube Goldberg teams.
See More Here

Submit your artwork online by October 17, 2024.

Kids 13+ – Ranger Rick Photo Contest

Kids 13 and under
can enter any nature-themed photo they’ve taken on their own using a camera or phone camera app. Every month, winners will be selected by the judges and posted on the contest homepage in the Recent Contest Winners slideshow. Online winners will be in the running for Ranger Rick’s “Your Best Shots” Magazine Award. Magazine Award winners will be selected three times each year for publication in Ranger Rick magazine’s December–January, April, and August issues. 

DEADLINE: ONGOING

SEE MORE STEM STUFF

Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics

Step into the world of ‘STEM STUFF,’ where curiosity meets excitement!
Explore science, technology, engineering, and math through a curated list of events and activities…


SEE STEM EVENT LIST HERE

IDEA: HOST A GAME NIGHT

Everything you need to Host a
Minute to Win It Games Night
for Teens, Kids, Adults, and Families!

SEE PARTY GAME KIT HERE

GAME BUZZERS

Keep the Game Official with Game Buzzers

SEE BUZZERS HERE

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