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The "express yourself!" online Contests

The New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival is proud to announce the “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests!

The “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests are a series of 18 weekly contests where NJ teens can win a $25 gift card by sharing their artworks, writings and performances on the New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival Facebook page and promoting their work to receive the most likes.

The “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests have been established to:

1.    Connect all teen artists across the state of New Jersey in the performing, literary and visual arts to create a network to develop artistic working relationships.

2.    Advance awareness of the talents of these artists to their local communities and the State of New Jersey.

3.    Facilitate a rewarding environment where teen artists will develop the valuable skills of self-promotion.

4.    Further the creative pursuits and projects of New Jersey Teen Artists.

5.    Promote awareness and build excitement leading up to the New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival on May 31, June 1 & 2 2017 at Ocean County College!

When are the “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests?

The “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests will run for 18 weeks beginning on January 20th and will conclude on May 26th. There are 18 individual contests spanning numerous categories inspired by the Performing, Literary and Visual Arts. Each individual contests will run the duration of 7 days. 

Where will contest announcements be made?

Announcements for the “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests will be made on the New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival social media channels: Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. An exclusive surprise announcement for contests will be made on the New Jersey State Teen Arts Festival Snapchat story prior to the general public announcement on other social media channels, early bird gets the worm!. Make sure to follow us on our channels @NJTEENARTS.

How do I win the “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” online contests?

The way to win the “EXPRESS YOURSELF!” contests is to promote your contest entry post on the New Jersey State Teen Arts Facebook page: Facebook.com/NJTEENARTS. The winner of each contest will be the contestant whose post has with the most likes on Facebook at the conclusion of each contest.