Repurpose Art Challenge 2017

Repurpose Art Challenge 2017

About This Campaign

Join our 2nd Annual Repurpose Art Challenge! Breathe new life in old items by re-purposing, up-cycling or just creating something new  as either a new functional or artistic item. Pieces will be displayed at the ReStore on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 am to 2 pm.

Prizes
Grand Prize: $100 La Crosse Habitat ReStore Gift Certificate
Category Prizes: 1st Place $75 La Crosse Habitat ReStore Gift Certificate, 2nd Place $50 La Crosse Habitat ReStore Gift Certificate, 3rd Place $25 La Crosse Habitat ReStore Gift Certificate
Youth Prizes per Category: 1st Place $25 Valley View Mall Gift Certificate, 2nd Place $10 Barnes and Noble Gift Card , 3rd Place $10 Barnes and Noble Gift Card

Contest Guidelines

Categories:
Artistic: Take used materials or items you either own or purchase from the Habitat ReStore or other second hand store and turn it into an object of beautiful art.
Functional: Breathe new life into an item either you own or purchase from the Habitat ReStore or other second hand store. This item must be used in daily living.
Youth: Create an artistic or functional art piece. Two categories: Grades K-5 and Grade 6-12
Staff/Volunteer: For current Habitat for Humanity staff or volunteers. Entries may be either artistic or functional.

Contest Rules:
1. Maximum three entries per person. Each entry is only eligible to win one prize.
2. All photos submitted become property of Habitat for Humanity La Crosse ReStore and may be used for marketing and promotions.
3. Entries will be voted on by a panel for category and grand prizes. Attendees will vote for the People's Choice award.
4. Staff and volunteers are not eligible for prizes in Artistic, Functional or Grand Prize categories.
5. Voting ends at 1 pm on Saturday, April 22nd. Winners will be announced at 2 pm. All items must remain on site until winners are announced.
6. Items left on site after 3 pm will be considered donations to Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area.
7. Any artist may donate completed contest items to benefit Habitat for Humanity La Crosse for auction or raffle item will be provided with a donation form for their tax records. 

Event Instructions:

Please bring your entry(s) to the La Crosse Habitat ReStore between 8 – 9 am on Saturday, April 22nd. The event will be outdoors held rain or shine. The event will be held under a tent if inclement weather, however, we cannot guarantee shelter for large items. Items will be voted on by a panel for category and grand prizes. Attendees will vote for the People’s Choice Award. Voting ends at 1 pm. Winners will be announced at 2 pm.

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 3181 Berlin Drive
  • La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • 54601, USA
  • Time:
  • Apr 22, 2017 09:00 am to
  • Apr 22, 2017 02:00 pm
Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area

Campaign to Support Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area


Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry founded on the conviction that every family should have a decent, safe, and affordable place to live. We partner with low-income, hardworking families and the community to build simple, decent, and affordable housing. Established locally in 1992, Habitat La Crosse has built 42 safe, stable and sustainable homes for families in need. Every family who partners with Habitat must complete 350 hours of sweat equity, working on the construction site and at the Habitat ReStore, and successfully pass home buyer education and financial counseling. Homeowners repay an interest-free 30-yearmortgage back to Habitat. Thanks in part to partner family sweat equity and volunteer labor, the cost of a home is kept affordable, with typical monthly mortgage payments around $650 including taxes and insurance. The revolving fund created by mortgage payments received allows Habitat to reinvest into the community through additional housing opportunities, creating a lasting and sustainable investment for years to come.

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