Cherry Blossom Festival looking for young artists to design T-shirt

lfabian@macon.comNovember 4, 2013 

Ayden Birmingham, 6, and Sophie Durden, 5, pose with Petals the Poodle after being crowned Saturday as the 2014 Little Mr. and Little Miss Cherry Blossom.


Middle Georgia students are encouraged to pick up their paint brushes, markers or crayons and think “pinkalicious.”

The Cherry Blossom Festival is sponsoring a contest for young artists to design the 2014 children’s T-shirt depicting the theme “Pinkalicious -- It’s Cherry Blossom Party Time.”

Children in grades kindergarten through 12th are eligible to create original artwork, with no tracing, on an 8- 1/2 inch by 11 inch piece of paper.

No copies or coloring book pages will be considered and the festival reserves the right not to select a winner if designs are not suitable.

More information and contest applications are available at

Artists must submit the original artwork with applications by Nov. 20 to Cherry Blossom Festival headquarters, attention Linda Maddox at 794 Cherry St., Macon, GA, 31201

Bibb County public school students must send their artwork with applications through the school system’s internal mail system or take it to the Bibb County Board of Education, attention Ben Bridges, at 484 Mulberry St., Suite 470, Macon, GA 31201.

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