VA PTA’s Reflections National Arts Contest

Reflections National Arts Contest – 2023-2024 Call For Entries

Students in Pre-K through grade 12, and a special artist division are invited to create theme-based artwork in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography or visual artsMembership in Virginia PTA provides the opportunity to participate in the National PTA Reflections Arts Contest. This competition encourages students to explore the arts and express themselves by providing positive recognition for their artistic efforts. Since it was founded in 1969 by Mary Lou Anderson, millions of students have benefited from this program.

2023-2024 Reflections Due Dates for Virginia

  • Sept 18th:   Virginia PTA Reflections Webinar
  • Oct/Nov:    Students submit entries to local school PTA based on time-line set by school PTA
  • Dec 15th:   Local Unit first place submissions are to due to Council PTAs
  • Jan. 5th:     Non-Council Local Unit first place submissions due to Virginia PTA
  • Jan 17th:    Council winners due to Virginia PTA
  • Feb 20th:    Virginia PTA winners announced
  • Apr 13th:     Student Awards Celebration (Richmond)
  • May 2024:   National PTA Winners announced

Reflections Forms and Category Descriptions