The National Association of Counties (NACo) has launched the 2022 “I Love My County Because” art contest as part of National County Government Month. The competition submission period closes May 1, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. ET.
NACo is inviting children and young adults ages 18 and under to create artwork for the 2023 “Counties Matter” calendar. Through the art contest, NACo hopes to raise awareness about county programs and services that impact people’s lives every day.
Submitted artwork must reflect some aspect of county government function, service or program and present a county activity that shows how “Counties Matter” and be inspired the the sentence “I love my county because…”.
Winning artwork will be featured in a NACo calendar, which will be distributed to NACo members nationwide. Winners will also be announced in NACo’s flagship publication, County News, and their artwork will be displayed at NACo’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.