The competition is conducted under the age categories of Primary ( 5-6 years), Post Primary ( 7-9 years), Junior ( 10-12 years), senior ( 13-15 years), Senior Secondary ( 16-18 years) .
Each participant is entitled to send only one drawing, dimension 18 x 14 inches, on any topic using any medium. The drawings should be sent or handed over to the Secretary, State Panel of Art and Sculpture, National Art Gallery, Colombo 07, before 30th April 2014 including name, address, date of birth, age as at 30.04.2014 at the back of the drawing, certified by the participants as the entry if their own.
150 winners from each district will be selected in the first round, under the five age categories; and they will be eligible for the second round. Workshops will be held in each district for the competitors in the second round. The winners will be selected from the drawings produced by them finally. The drawings of the winners will be presented to State Children’s Art Festival 2014.
Arrangements are in place to present certificates and medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and 10 award certificates and 10 merit awards for selected winners from each age category. All the winners in the first round will be awarded certificates too.