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U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows represents the 11th congressional district in North Carolina.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has officially announced his annual Congressional Art Competition for 2019.

The 2019 Artistic Discovery Contest is open to all high school students who reside in the 11th District. All entries must be original in design, concept and execution, with open categories such as painting, drawing, print, and more. Winners will be chosen by a panel of art professionals, and there will be a reception for all the students who enter, as well as their teachers and families.

The overall winner of the competition will receive two round-trip tickets to the national reception in Washington, DC; a $3,000 scholarship to a prestigious southeastern art college; and their art will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol .

The deadline to enter this year’s competition is Friday, April 12. Entries may be dropped off earlier, but all entries must be received by 5 p.m. on April 12 at Meadows’ main district office at 200 North Grove Street, Suite 90, in Hendersonville.

For more information, including rules, guidelines, and more, visit or the following links:

2019 Rules for Students and Teachers:

2019 Student Release Form:

2019 Art Submission Checklist :

2019 Picture Release Form:

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