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Date set for ‘Walkin’ On Chalk’ event

April 3, 2014

The annual Main Street Altus “Walkin’ On Chalk” event will be held in downtown Altus on Sunday, April 13. Registration will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The chalk and drawing contest will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Judging will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Awards will be announced at 4 p.m. Along with the contests, there will be food, art displays and other fun festivities.


Each chalk art contestant will receive a 5-foot by 5-foot area of concrete to create their works of art on. Cost to enter is just $5. Suggested supplies to being include chalk, water bottles, rags, sponges and brushes (no tempra paints and no nudes).


Best of Show will receive a $200 cash prize/Jr. $100. Chalk awards will be 1st - $50, 2nd - $35, and 3rd - 25. Banner contest winners will receive 1st - $100, 2nd - $75, and 3rd - $50.


Contestants will be judged from various age groups including 1-2 grade, 3-4 grade, 5-6 grade, 7-8 grade, 9-10 grade, 11-12 grade, and college/adult.


There will also be a coloring contest for the 1st and 2nd grade students at no charge. Crayons and paper will be provided.


For more information, call 482-2277.