Houston Money Week Art Contest 2017

2017 Houston Money Week Art Contest:

Smarter Texans Save Instruction and Guidelines

Sponsored by Friends of Consumer Freedom

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Calendars Supported by CopyDR.

Awards Ceremony to Be Held Thursday, April 6, 2017,

Sponsored by The University of Houston Bauer College Financial Symposium


Texas Council on Economic Education (TCEE), Friends of Consumer Freedom, and Texas Society of Public Accountants will sponsor an art contest displaying financial literacy concepts for Houston area schools. The competition is in conjunction with the UH Bauer College Financial Symposium that is part of Houston Money Week 2017.  The deadline for entering the artwork is March 23, 2017, at 4:30 pm.  The awards ceremony will be held at the University of Houston on Thursday, April 6, 2017,  in the evening. The awards ceremony is sponsored by the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business.  TCEE thanks all of its sponsors including  CopyDR. for their support, as well.

Using the rubric below for a campus based competition, each school may enter their top 10 pieces of art from each grade band (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12) that address the theme, Smarter Texans Save.  Kindergarten through grade 12 students who live in the greater Houston metropolitan area are eligible to enter the art competition.  Twelve winning students will have their artwork included in a calendar that will be distributed throughout the Houston area.

Please call 713.655.1650 or tcee@economicstexas.org if you have questions.

Deadline Date and Requirements

To be eligible for the art contest, the completed forms must be submitted along with the artwork.

  • Page 6:  Campus Art Registration Affidavit to be completed by the sponsoring educator
  • Page 7:  Student Art Registration Form to be completed by student or parent and requires necessary adult signatures
  • Page 8:  Art Contest Rubric:  Smarter Texans Save to be completed by student or parent and requires necessary adult signature


A sponsoring educator from the campus will need to MAIL the student artwork to be received in the Texas Council on Economic Education office by 4:30 pm on March 23, 2017.

The top ten campus winning pieces of artwork per grade band from each campus need to be mailed and received by March 23, 2017 to the Texas Council on Economic Education Office.

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