Arts Categories

Dance Choreography

Dance Choreography

                Solo and ensemble works of all dance styles are accepted. Entrant must be the choreographer and may also be the performer, or one of the performers. If background music is used, cite it on                 the Student Entry Form. Video file must not exceed 5 minutes and 1 GB in size. Submit on a USB drive. Accepted formats: AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, MP4

Film

Film Production

        Accepted short film styles include: animation, narrative, documentary, experimental, or multimedia. Use of PowerPoint and Google Slides is prohibited. Entrant must be the screenwriter,                        cinematographer, editor, and producer. If background music is used, cite it on the Student Entry Form. Video file must not exceed 5 minutes and 1 GB in size. Submit on a USB drive. Accepted                   formats: AVI, FLV, WMV, MOV, MP4.

Literature

Literature

Accepted formats of fiction and nonfiction include: prose, poetry, reflective essay, screenplay and play script, narrative, and short story. Entrants may write in their primary languages if an interpretive English translation is also attached. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. Writing must not exceed 2,000 words and may be handwritten or typed. Acceptable formats: Single-sided 8 ½ X 11” paper.

Music

Music Composition

All music styles and combinations of instrumentation are accepted. Entrants must be the composer and may also be the performer, or one of the performers. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. Audio file is required and must not exceed 5 minutes and 1 GB in size. Submit on a USB drive. Accepted formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, ACC, FLAC. Notation (score/tablature) is required for middle and high school divisions.

Photography

Photography  - Note:  Collages are not accepted in the photography category

Photo must be a single seamless print. Collages and collections of photos are not accepted. Entrant must be the photographer and may use a variety of digital editing techniques including, but not limited to, multiple exposure, negative sandwich, and photogram. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. Print image dimensions must be no smaller than 3x5 inches and no larger than 8x10 inches. Accepted print formats: Mounted on mat or poster board no larger than 11x14 inches. Framed pictures are not accepted.

Visual Arts

Visual Arts

Works of both fine and design arts are accepted, including, but not limited to: architectural drawing and models, ceramics, collage, computer generated images and graphics, crafts, drawing, fashion clothes and jewelry, fiber work, mixed media, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. 2D art must be mounted on sturdy material and be no larger than 24x30 inches with matting. Framed entries are not accepted. 3D art submissions must contain 3-6 printed photos of artwork at different angles. Images are used for artwork identification, judging, and exhibition purposes. 2D and 3D art are separate categories in Utah and will be judged separately.

 

All rules and requirements can be found here:

https://www.utahpta.org/general-arts-category-rules-pages-forms

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