Teen Arts Festival Registration Deadline

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Overview

The 2023 Salem and Gloucester County Teen Arts Festival will be held in person at Appel Farm on April 26th, 2023.

Registration is now open! 

Who can participate?

Middle (13+) and high school students, or the age/grade equivalent, from public, charter, parochial, or homeschool organizations in Gloucester and Salem Counties in New Jersey may participate. In most cases, a coordinator from the school will register, and work with teachers to enter students’ work. Students: If your school does not register, you can register as an individual entrant.

Registration

Disciplines & Guidelines

Dance, Vocal, Drama, Musical Theater, Instrumental

Large group: 16+ (10 Minutes)

  • Each school may submit a maximum of 2 Large Groups for each performance category.
  • Each Large Group may submit 1 entry.
  • The maximum length of each large group submission is 10 min.

Small group: 1-15  (5 Minutes)

  • Maximum of 20 Small Group entries per school, per category.
  • Each soloist may submit only 1 entry but may appear a second time as part of a separate small group.
  • Max length of each submission is 5 min

Creative Writing

Prose: limit of 4 pages

Poetry: limit of 4 poems or 4 pages, whichever is greater

Formatting Requirements:

  • Orientation: 8½” x 11” page in portrait
  • Margins: 1″ on all sides
  • Font: 12pt. Times New Roman
  • Title: top left of the page
  • Page Numbers: bottom right
  • Student Name, School, and Grade: upper right-hand corner of each page

*No written comments should appear on the work

2D Visual Art

Maximum of 20 2D entries per school

All student work must:

  • Be two-dimensional (2D) artwork (painting, drawing, collage, print, mixed media, computer-generated or photograph
  • Show creativity and originality, composition, content, and technical skill
  • Follow copyright and plagiarism rules

3D Visual Art

Maximum of 10 3D entries per school

All student work must:

  • Be three dimensional (3D) (ceramic, glass, plastic, wood, paper mâché, and mixed media)
  • Show creativity and originality, composition, content, and technical skill
  • Follow copyright and plagiarism rules

Video

Maximum of 10 3D entries per school

All student work must:

  • Be three dimensional (3D) (ceramic, glass, plastic, wood, paper mâché, and mixed media)
  • Show creativity and originality, composition, content, and technical skill
  • Follow copyright and plagiarism rules