Photo of art competition in the Education Building

EDUCATION

The Education Department presents an annual exhibition of the work of students in Kindergarten through grade 12 throughout the state of Minnesota. Students entering in the Individual Exhibits division may submit a variety of items (drawings, paintings, sewing, jewelry, reports and creative writing). Projects conceived and executed at home as well as school projects are welcome. The Technology Education division includes architectural working drawings, photography, welding, woodworking, CO2 cars and solar boats, among others. In 2013, over 3,200 items were entered and exhibited.

GENERAL INFORMATION AND RULES FOR ENTRY:

The Education premium book is available annually for download the first Monday in May.

The official three-part Education entry form is not sent out, but rather is filled out when entries are submitted. Teachers who will be bringing in a number of student works should enter online. By entering online, the entry forms and tags will be filled out electronically and the completed tags will be mailed to you ahead of time. Online registration is highly recommended for teachers entering large numbers of projects. Or, they may contact the Competition Office ahead of time to receive a sufficient number of entry forms and tags for completion prior to delivery of entries.

ONLINE REGISTRATION: Registration for entries is available online beginning the first Monday in May for all Education divisions. By entering online, your entry forms and tags will be completed and ready for you when you deliver your articles.

PRE-REGISTRATION must be completed online by 4:30 p.m., Aug. 5. Online registration will absolutely close on Aug. 5 at 4:30 p.m. If you miss the online registration deadline, exhibits may also be registered in person on date of delivery.

IMPORTANT DATES:


INITIAL MAILING: Available for download the first Monday in May.

ONLINE REGISTRATION: Registration will open the first Monday in May and will close Aug. 5 at 4:30 p.m.

DELIVERY OF EXHIBITS:
Individual Exhibits:
Monday, Aug. 11, between 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, between 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

Technology Education:
Monday, Aug. 11, between 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, between 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

REMOVAL OF EXHIBITS:
Exhibits must be removed from the Education Building between 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3 and Thursday, Sept. 4. No exhibits will be released without entry form receipt.

For further information, please email us or call us directly at (651) 288-4417.

DOWNLOADABLES:

The Education Premium Book can be viewed and printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or higher. If you do not have Acrobat Reader or have an older version, you may download the most current Acrobat Reader by clicking here.

Links will become active as information becomes available.

If you are interested in entering in MORE THAN ONE division in Education, you will want to download the entire book.

If you are interested in only entering in ONE division in Education, for your convenience, we have split the book into divisions:

The Agriculture Technology division is now located in the FFA Premium Book on the FFA page.

ONLINE REGISTRATION:

Online registration will absolutely close on Aug. 5 at 4:30 p.m. By entering online, your entry tags and forms will be completed and ready for you when you deliver your articles.

Please be sure to PRINT AND READ the premium book before beginning online registration, as you are responsible for the important rules and conditions it contains regarding your entries.

Begin Online Registration