You Art What You Eat Student Art Contest
TDA’s You Art What You Eat statewide student art contest engages students K-12 in learning about healthy nutrition by encouraging them to use their imagination and illustrate healthy school meals while incorporating TDA's provided theme. The winning entries inspire designs for cafeteria posters, social media ads, flyers and other resources that schools across Texas will use for celebrating National School Lunch Week and School Breakfast Week.

Contest Overview
  • Students will incorporate school lunch or breakfast items into their artwork.
  • Winners will be chosen from 
    • Primary (Kindergarten - 5th grade) 
    • Secondary (6th grade - 12th grade)
  • Winners will be announced in May 2021.

2021 Art Contest Themes
  • Feed Your Creativity with a Healthy School Lunch
  • Feed Your Creativity with a Healthy School Breakfast

Annual Capitol Exhibit 
TDA's annual You Art What You Eat Capitol Exhibit planned for May 2020 has been cancelled. Click on the Gallery of Winners tab to view the online Gallery of Winners. Check back for details regarding the Spring 2021 Capitol Exhibit. 

Submission Deadline 
  • Friday, April 2, 2021


2020 Gallery of Winners - Click Here to Download


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Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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