Virtual July 4th Chalkathon

Virtual July 4th Chalkathon
Posted on 06/09/2021
Contact Person:  Natalie Haworth
Phone:  (626) 569-2177

Virtual July 4th Chalkathon

The Beautification Commission is proud to announce the City of Rosemead’s first-ever July 4th Chalkathon! We invite residents of all ages to display their patriotic pride while beautifying Rosemead in the comfort of their own homes. There is no entry fee. To continue safe practices and social distancing, we will conduct a Virtual July 4th Chalkathon. Chalk is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, with a limit of one per household. Please contact the City Clerk's Office at (626) 569-2177 to obtain a chalk box (Proof of residency is required).

Please note the following important information:

  • HOW TO SUBMIT:  Nominations can be submitted by directly sending an email to, with a name, address, phone number, age group, and a minimum of three (3) but no more than five (5) photos of the chalk art. All submittals must be emailed. Submittals will NOT be accepted via the City’s social media outlets (e.g., Facebook, Instagram). Participants agree to have a photo of their chalk art posted on the City’s website and social media for future promotional purposes. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 28th, by 5:00 p.m. No late entries will be accepted.

  • JUDGING PROCESS:  The Beautification Commission will review and judge each chalk art based on the photos submitted. For each age group, there will be three winners for all award categories. The winners will be announced via the City’s social media outlets on July 4th, 2021. The winning recipients will be presented with a summer-time themed gift basket, along with other prizes, and will be recognized in our City’s social media outlets.
  • Age Groups:  7 years and under * 8 to 12 years old * 13 to 17 years old * 18+ years old
  • Award Categories:  Creativity * Use of Color * Most Patriotic (Grand Prize)

For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (626) 569-2177 or via email at

Submittal Deadline:  Monday, June 28, 2021, by 5:00 p.m.