Creative Art Contest





Students K-12 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have the chance to participate in the 2022 Orange Bowl Creative Art Contest, which focuses on a different theme every year. All students K-12 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are eligible to submit artwork and have the opportunity to win prizes.

Students have the option to submit physical artwork to the Orange Bowl Committee office, or to submit digital artwork through the Orange Bowl website. Submission guidelines for each option are provided below.

Orange Bowl communicates contest rules and instructions directly to all schools in South Florida, so before entering this contest on your own, check with your teachers first to see if your class is submitting artwork together.


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  • Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
  • 3rd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 9th Grade - 12th Grade


Art work will be reviewed by OBC staff and committee members.


  • Must be original work
  • Show good use of design
  • The theme should be represented in the poster
  • Utilize medium or media that will not smear
  • Maximum Size 18’’ x 24’’
  • Posters must include: South Florida, OBIE mascot, college football and the 2022 theme
  • Your artwork SHOULD NOT contain any references to specific college or professional teams
  • All entries must be submitted digitally or to the OBC office by Friday, November 18 at 5:00 P.M. ET
  • For entries sent to the OBC office:
    • Utilize medium or media that will not smear
    • Entry form must be taped on back of poster (one entry per student)
  • For digital entries submitted through the OBC website:
    • Submit in .jpg format.
    • Fill out the online entry form (one entry per student)


Winners will receive the following prizes, to include gift cards provided by  Blick_Art_Materials

  • Grand Prize (one winner)
    • $500 gift card
    • Custom Orange Bowl Bike
    • $200 BLICK Art Materials Gift Card
    • Two (2) ticket to the 89th Capital One Orange Bowl on Friday, December 30
  • First Prize (four winners)
    • $200 Gift Card
    • $50 BLICK Art Materials Gift Card
  • Second Prize (four winners)
    • $100 Gift Card
    • $50 BLICK Art Materials Gift Card
  • Third Prize (four winners)
    • $50 Gift Card
    • $50 BLICK Art Materials Gift Card
  • All student winners will receive four (4) tickets to the 2022 AutoNation Orange Bowl Basketball Classic on December 17, 2022
  • The school that submits the most entries will have an Orange Bowl takeover celebration at the school (format to be determined in conjunction with winning school and taking into account any COVID protocols)


The Grand Prize winner’s artwork will be featured as a full-page acknowledgement in the 2022 Capital One Orange Bowl game program and will be recognized during the game.


STEP 1: Review rules and guidelines
STEP 2: Create your artwork

For entries mailed or delivered to the OBC Office:

  • STEP 3: Complete the registration form and attach to the back of your poster.
    • The registration form can be downloaded on the orange bowl website:
  • STEP 4: Deliver or mail your entry for arrival at the OBC office no later than Friday, November 18 at 5:00 P.M. EST

For entries submitted online:

  • STEP 3: Take a photo of your artwork OR save your digital artwork in .jpg format
    • If submitting a photo, it should be of JUST the artwork.
    • Fit the art to the frame as best as possible.
    • Make sure the artwork is in good lighting.
  • STEP 4: Fill out the entry form and submit your artwork digitally here:


  • September 6 - Contest Information will be sent to schools/art teachers
  • September 14 - Contest officially begins
  • November 18 - Deadline to submit entries
  • December 1 - Winners will be announced and contacted
  • December 30 - Grand Prize winner will receive special recognition at the Capital One Orange Bowl 


Amanda Puig, Orange Bowl Committee / (305) 341-4746




Grand Prize Winner

Julia Wu - Cypress Bay High School

K-2 Grade Winners

1st Place: Ashellie Lewisbarnett - Linda Lentin K-8 Center
2nd Place: Victoria Chacua - Miami Beach South Pointe Elementary
3rd Place: Derrick Jones - Advanced Achievers Academy

3-5 Grade Winners

1st Place: Violet Campo - Somerset Oaks Academy
2nd Place: Izabella Falcon - Florida Christian School
3rd Place: Sophia Ponce - Pinecrest Elementary

6-8 Grade Winners

1st Place: Sophia Wu - Falcon Cove Middle School
2nd Place: Isabel Sosa - Falcon Cove Middle School
3rd Place: Isabella Gonzalez - Ruben Dario Middle School

9-12 Grade Winners

1st Place: David Nicholas Navarrete - Majory Stoneman Douglas High School
2nd Place: Shenna Matute - Avant Garde Academy
3rd Place: Sebastian Melis - Cypress Bay High School

Teacher Who Submitted the Most Entries

Ellen Morrison - Embassy Creek Elementary


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