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Artwork Needed for DSCC Calendar Contest

July 30th, 2018

colorful art supplies, DSCC logo

Children and young adults’ original drawings will be featured in DSCC’s 2019 promotional calendar.

Calling all young artists! The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) is seeking children and young adults’ artwork for its 2019 calendar. The calendar theme is based on DSCC’s mission to “Partner, Help, Connect.”

Who is eligible?

The contest is open to all Illinois youth up to age 21. Artists can choose any or all of the Partner, Help and Connect templates and illustrate what each theme means to them. Creativity is encouraged!

Click on this template link to print them out and personalize. You may also call DSCC at (800) 322-3722 to have templates sent to your home.

The template includes a release for parents and/or youth ages 18 and older to sign. A signed release must be submitted with the artwork in order to be entered into the contest.

How to submit:

Artwork and a signed release should be submitted to DSCC by Sept. 1, 2018.

Mail to: UIC Division of Specialized Care for Children
3135 Old Jacksonville Road
Springfield, IL 62704
Attention: Amanda Simhauser


If you are a DSCC participant, you can give contest submissions to your Care Coordinator.

Selection process:

Each submitted drawing will be posted on DSCC’s Facebook page . Drawings that receive the most “likes” by Sept. 21, 2018, will be considered for the calendar. Be sure to visit our page, vote and share!

This calendar will be given away for promotional purposes and will not be sold. Winners will have a calendar mailed to the address provided.