The Young Artist Competition is a well-established and successful competition organised and promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland. The Rotary Club of Aylesbury Hundreds, your local Rotary Club, covering Aylesbury and the surrounding villages is arranging local heats and is looking to encourage entries to at three age levels ranging from 7 to 17.

There are three stages to the competition, each designed to support and encourage the development of photographic skills. Some stages may have more than one round.

Who can take part?


The competition is open to all schools and college communities and those who are home educated, along with any other young peoples’ community organisations, for example, community RotaKids, community Interact, Scout Groups, Girl Guides.


There are three age groups:


Junior:                         7 to 10 years old

Intermediate:            11 to 13 years old

Senior:                      14 to 17 years old

How to Enter

Entrants are required to complete an entry form and submit it along with their photographs, to the local stage organiser by 1st December 2020.

To produce one finished 2-dimensional, up to a maximum size of A2, unframed, piece of artwork based upon the theme, ‘Wild Nature’

We welcome artwork in the following mediums: Pen & ink, paint, collage or print making

To accompany the submission, each entrant must provide a brief sentence describing the relationship of the artwork to the theme.

Pieces of artwork that are part of a current educational exam portfolio are not eligible for the competition, due to educational exam board regulations

Further information is available in the information pack below. Entries must be accompanied by a completed submission form.

Please send to: 

Good Luck!

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