Deadline extended by two weeks due to Phase 2 extension.
No admission fee.
HRPO continues to serve the public remotely. Consider an entry into this first-ever HRPO Art Contest. Any family-friendly space-themed art is fine, but art created within HRPO’s suggested themes will really catch our eyes!
Ages Sixteen and Older: Traditional
Ages Twelve to Fifteen: Traditional
Ages Eight to Eleven: Traditional
Ages Seven and Under: Traditional
Ages Sixteen and Older: Digital
Ages Twelve to Fifteen: Digital
Ages Eight to Eleven: Digital
Ages Seven and Under: Digital
Ages Sixteen and Older: Photography
Ages Twelve to Fifteen: Photography
Ages Eight to Eleven: Photography
traditional = any work in paint, charcoal, pencils etc.
digital = any work created entirely or mostly by computer
photography = any pictures taken of atmospheric phenomena or celestial objects
It is mandatory for winning entries to be posted on our website. (Only first name and last initial will be used for those under sixteen.)
all Sixteen and Older: Lindberg H.M.S. King George Battleship Model Kit
Twelve to Fifteen Traditional: Metal Earth Graf Zeppelin Model Kit
Twelve to Fifteen Digital: Metal Earth Wright Brothers’ Plane Model Kit
Twelve to Fifteen Photography: Metal Earth Space Shuttle Atlantis Model Kit
All households of winner twelve and older will also receive a one-year membership in the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society.
all Eight to Eleven: Miles Kelly Encyclopedia of Space (495+ pages)
Seven and Under Traditional: Smart Lab Blast-Off Rocket Racer
Seven and Under Digital: Spark Amazing Gyroscope Kit