Student Art Contest

Student Contest 2019

The annual John Wayne Airport Student Art Contest is part of the International Aviation Art Contest. It is open to all Orange County public and private school students, including home-schooled students, in grades kindergarten through 12. Entries that best depict the contest’s theme are selected for exhibition and prizes and winning entries go on to compete at State, National and International levels of competition.

Due to COVID-19, the Student Art Contest has been postponed until Fall 2022.

Awards and Recognition


Entries that best depict the contest’s theme are selected for exhibition in the Arrival (lower) Level behind baggage carousels 1 and 4 from November to January.

Grade Level Awards

  • First Place
  • Second Place
  • Third Place
  • Honorable Mention

Grand Prize

  • Category I: Grades K - 6
  • Category II: Grades 7 -12