BEXAR COUNTY SCHOOL BOARDS COALITION/GO PUBLIC (referred to as GP). Campaign (contest)

Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry who are submitting the entry on behalf of a student in an elementary school within the Go Public campaigns in San Antonio and the Houston/Gulf Coast Regions, TX. The list of the qualifying ISDs are on the website. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the U.S. and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Bexar County School Boards Coalition and Go Public Gulf Coast (GP), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of GP as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.

The highest scoring submission will receive a $250 scholarship from Go Public. Winning submissions will be featured on a tote or totes produced by Go Public and sold to the public. Go Public will determine the number of winners. Winners will also receive a free tote with their artwork and a $25 Michael’s gift card. 

ABOUT:We’re showcasing how traditional public schools provide Fine Arts programs with a special focus on art students’ talent. Student submissions are representative of their artistic talent, school, and art teacher. After the submission period, we will open up to public voting to show support of the entries. The public will vote here on this page on an entry of their choice. Please note that the contest focus is more on the artwork than popular votes.

OPEN TO: High school art students*: 9th-12th students currently enrolled in a high school art class

SUBMISSIONS PERIOD: April 12th, 8AM  through April 16th 5PM (times are Central Time)

VOTING PERIOD: April 16th, 6PM through April 20th 6PM



Submissions will be scored by Go Public team through allocation of points:

  • 45 points:The artwork creates excitement around Public Schools Provide Art. The design can be abstract, real, sketch, or photo. The design will need to translate well on to a tote bag. 
  • 45 points:visual appeal and high resolution submission requirements met
  • 5 points: support votes 


We’ll select the winners whose artwork will be featured on a tote. Each winner will also receive a tote featuring their artwork and a $25 Michael’s E-Gift Card. The public can also purchase totes and a % of funds will help support the work of Go Public to advocate for the importance of traditional public schools. Winners will be featured on the Go Public website and social media channels. The highest scoring submission will receive a $250 scholarship.

**Students and teachers whose districts are a part of  Go Public.

How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of GP. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of GP.

Votes: Only one vote per voter on your submission. The system and Go Public will not count multiple votes by the same person, automation, bot, or any indication of gaming the system, the submission will be disqualified. Gaming the system includes votes coming in a sequential or suspicious order. Gaming the system includes and is not limited to the discretion of the Go Public team and IT professionals. Those who choose to game the system, even if the entrant is unaware, are hurting the ALL of the entrants in the contest. To keep it simple, only one vote per person will count! Votes on the same computer within a school sometimes register as one voter. We recommend using a personal computer or phone to vote.

Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for GP to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of GP. Winner will be notified by email directly or through communications with the school principal within five (5) days following selection of Winner. GP shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 14 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, Go Public will communicate directly with the ISD and principal of the school. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT GP’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that GP, anyone acting on behalf of GP, and GP’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

Terms & Conditions: GP reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond GP’S control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, GP may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by GP. GP reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. GP has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, GP reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless GP and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

  1. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the UNITED STATES AND Texas., WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Texas having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  1. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the GP  website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.
  1. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: BEXAR COUNTY SCHOOL BOARDS COALITION ATTN: CONTEST WINNER 13450 SUNNYVIEW TRAILS SAN ANTONIO, TX 78253

Requests must be received no later than May 31st, 2021.

  2. Facebook:  The Campaign hosted by GP is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  1. ___ By checking here or on the entry form, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rule