Troy River Fest Street Painting Competition 2015 registration open

Sidewalk chalk Troy River Street Festival 2013

The Troy River Fest* is back in downtown Troy June 20, and that means the return of the Street Painting Competition organized by the Arts Center of the Capital Region. The contest, in which artists create panels on the sidewalk, is one of our favorite parts of the festival.

Registration is now open for this year's contest. It's $15 to enter, which includes a set of chalk. There are four judging categories: adult, grades 9-12, grades 6-8, and grades 1-5. The competition is limited to 40 participants, so it's a good idea to pre-register. And be sure to read the guidelines.

Here are a bunch of entries from 2013.

(* This festival has been called the Troy River Street Festival in years past. This is first time we've noticed it's now called the Troy River Fest.)

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