Art Contest Now Open!

“Marines in Flight”


Who is Eligible:

All students in grades 6-12 in San Diego County and the Southwest District.


Awards will be made in two categories: Grades 6-8 and Grades 9-12.

Cash Prizes in each of the two categories:

First Place     $300

Second Place $200

Third Place    $100


All Entries will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad Pro!

Subject Matter: 

Marine Aircraft currently in use or historical aircraft from 1913 to the present.  Aircraft should be shown “in flight.”


  • One Entry per student.
  • Artwork can be any paper medium or canvas board (colored pencil, pastels, water colors, acrylics or oils.)
  • All artwork must be submitted in an 11 x14 format.
  • Paint must be dry and artwork must be fixed to avoid smudging.
  • Artist’s contact information and a title and description of the work must be attached to each entry.  All artwork must include a legal disclaimer signed by guardian.
  • Complete list of rules and requirements are contained in the packet containing the entry form and legal disclaimer.

Deadline: June 7, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Artwork can be hand delivered (during regular business hours) or sent by UPS or Fed Ex  to:
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, 4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego, CA  92145-0316

If using USPS, mail to: 
Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, PO Box 45316, San Diego, CA  92145-0316.


The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum and the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation are not responsible for lost or damaged artwork.

Questions and  Information:

Please call us at 858-693-1723 or send an email to

Additional Information:
All submissions will become the sole property of the Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation (sponsor) and will not be returned. 
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry it deems fails to the meet the requirements of the official rules.
If the entrant is under the age of 18, they must have the signed consent of their parent or legal guardian to participate.  The consent form must be filled out and received before the artwork is eligible for the contest.
Please see the official rules and release form for additional information.