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Summer Slugger Challenges

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Jackie Robinson Art Challenge

Join the Detroit Tigers in celebrating the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier! Using Jackie Robinson's nine values (find them here) the Tigers encourage young fans under 18 to create and submit an artistic expression that captures the spirit of one or more of the values. Works of art may include painting, drawing, or rendering.

 

Entrants will be judged according to the Art Challenge Rubric and a total of three (3) Winners will receive a cash prize and invitation to the game on April 19, 2022. Winners will be notified via email no later than 11:59 PM EDT April 9th, 2022 and announced via social media once winners have confirmed receipt.

Jackie's 9 Values

Using Jackie Robinson's nine values, the Tigers encourage young fans under 18 to create and submit an artistic expression that captures the spirit of one or more of the values. Works of art may include painting, drawing, or rendering.

Please note this challenge is for students 18 years and younger.

CITIZENSHIP

Making a contribution that improves the lives of others.

COMMITMENT

Making a promise and following through on it.

COURAGE

Doing what you know is the right thing event when it is hard to do.

DETERMINATION

Staying focused on a plan even though the path to its end may be difficult.

EXCELLENCE

Doing the best that you possibly can.

INTEGRITY

Sticking to your values, regardless of what others think you should do.

JUSTICE

Treating all people fairly, no matter who they are.

PERSISTENCE

Working toward a goal and continuing to move forward even though you face obstacles or barriers.

TEAMWORK

Working with other people toward a common goal.

Prizes Include:

  • 1st Place: $1,500 and original art piece displayed at a limited number of digital outdoor billboards throughout the metro Detroit community and on the Summer Slugger Tigers Challenge Webpage on April 15, 2022.

  • 2nd Place: $750

  • 3rd Place: $250

Please note this challenge is for students 18 years and younger. Good luck!

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The top three artists and their families will be invited to Comerica Park on April 19 to watch the Detroit Tigers take on the New York Yankees!

The contest runs from March 21 - April 6, 2022. Thank you for your interest and participation!

Tigers Challenges - 2022

Looking forward to the next challenge? Check out below to see what’s upcoming:

August

Challenge information coming soon!

September

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