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February 15th FROM 11 A.M. TO 2 P.M. - Individual students and registered student organizations are invited to participate in UT Dallas's chalk art competition. 

Date: Wednesday, February 15th. 

Location: The Chalk Art Exhibit and Contest will take place from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. on the mall area just south of the Chess Plaza. 


Set-up time: You may check in and set up any time after 11 a.m. Your art must be complete by 2 p.m. 

Supplies: We will supply each artist with a basic set of sidewalk chalk and hand wipes. You will need to bring any additional chalk/pastels or supplies that you think you will need. 

Theme: Completed art should reflect UTD school spirit with an option to utilize the homecoming theme “superheroes” as well. 

Space and Surface: Each artist will be working on a concrete sidewalk and will have up to an 8’x8’ space. Please wear appropriate clothing. Knee pads/cushion recommended. 1 artist allowed at the space at any given time. Groups may rotate up to 4 artists to work on the artwork throughout the given time frame. 

Awards Competition: Awards will be announced Friday, February 17th via social media. Follow @utdallasspirit to see results. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Most Spirited/Group, Most Spirited/Individual, People’s Choice, Most Creative, Best Use of Color.

Chess Plaza
800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

Spirit Programs


Miguel Hernandez

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed above) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

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