A message from the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding their annual contest for young artists:

Children in grades 3 through 12 are invited to submit original artwork on the theme, “A World Free from Tobacco and Secondhand Smoke” as part of the annual AAP children’s art contest.
In the U.S., the contest is open to boys and girls in three groups, grades 3 to 5, 6 to 8 and 9 to 12. Group winners and their parents/guardians will be invited to a presentation ceremony before several thousand pediatricians at the AAP NCE in Orlando on Sunday, Oct. 27. Each first-place winner will receive a $500 cash prize and up to $1,000 for travel-related expenses. The three second-place winners will each receive $250. The six winners’ schools will be awarded matching cash amounts. Some artwork will be featured on the AAP website and in promotional materials.


More information about the contest from the AAP here.