Visual and Performing Arts


EGUSD Celebrate Arts Education Month in March

As part of the celebration and recognition of the importance of arts in education, EGUSD will host the first ever EGUSD Arts Showcase in addition to the original Superintendent’s Art Contest, now called the EGUSD Arts Challenge!



EGUSD Arts Showcase

EGUSD Art Showcase Logo

Schools can participate in the EGUSD Arts Showcase by displaying their artwork throughout the month of March at the District Office.

To participate, school sites should establish an “Arts Rule! Team” (ART) and plan and select art to display on their school’s display board at the District Office.

Choices can include copies of works being submitted into the EGUSD Arts Challenge.

For 3D works, a photo of it can be used instead.

Schools will also have an opportunity to submit an up to two minute video to showcase all of the arts at their school for display during the EGUSD Showcase event night.

New Showcase Prize
The People’s Choice Award is new for this year and will go to the best School Showcase Display based on votes from people who attend the EGUSD Arts Showcase event night. 

Contact Ruth Galindo at for more information.

Important Dates

  • Showcase and Challenge entry deadline is February 3, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.
  • School Arts Showcase Videos deadline is March 2, 2020 by 5:00 pm.

EGUSD Arts Challenge

For students who want to enter artwork for a shot at winning cash prizes there are some slightly new procedures and guidelines to follow.

First, second and third place prizes will be chosen from the nine high school regions through professional community judging resulting in 27 winners.

  1. Regional First Place $75
  2. Regional Second Place $50
  3. Regional Third Place $25

Regional first place winners then advance to District level final awards based upon highest score:

  1. District First Place $250
  2. District Second Place $150
  3. District Third Place $100

Specialty Trophies

  • Superintendent’s Award of Excellence
  • Lozano Smith Award

Contact Suzanne Thibault at for more information.

How to Enter

To enter the EGUSD Arts Showcase, please download the following information and forms:

We look forward to celebrating the arts during Arts Education Month in March to illustrate our commitment to the arts to our students and our greater Elk Grove Unified family.

Questions? Please email


School Arts Showcase Videos

The EGUSD Arts Showcase includes an opportunity for your school to produce an up to a two-minute long video of your performing arts programs. The videos will be shown during the EGUSD Arts Showcase Reception on March 23, 2020 at the Robert L. Trigg Education Center Board Room.

We invite all interested schools, in any academic discipline, to partner for a fun multi-media experience showing how the arts positively impact their school’s culture.

Please register online: (Google link –

Download: School Arts Showcase Video Guidelines

Submit Videos Here: (Google folder link –

Deadline: March 2, 2020

Questions? Please email