Our Hispanic Heritage Contests 2019:
Celebrating Hillsborough's History and Culture

Submit your entry to any public library from September 1 - 30, 2019.

2018 Winner: Grades 6-8
Abrianna M., Orange Grove Middle School
2018 Winner: Grades 9-12
Taisha S., Blake High School

Bookmark Contest

Students in grades K - 5 are invited to design a bookmark celebrating Hillsborough's Hispanic Heritage.

Entry Form Solicitud de Participación

Winners will be chosen in two groups: grades K - 2 and grades 3 - 5.

Grades K - 2

1st Place

  • 2 tickets to the Glazer Children's Museum
  • $50 Michaels gift card
  • 100 professionally printed bookmarks

2nd Place

  • 2 tickets to the Glazer Children's Museum
  • $25 Michaels gift card
  • 50 professionally printed bookmarks

Grades 3 - 6

1st Place

  • 2 tickets to the Tampa Bay History Center
  • $50 Michaels gift card
  • 100 professionally printed bookmarks

2nd Place

  • 2 tickets to the Tampa Bay History Center
  • $25 Michaels gift card
  • 50 professionally printed bookmarks

Poster Contest

Students in grades 6 - 12 are invited to design a poster celebrating Hillsborough's Hispanic Heritage.

Entry Form Solicitud de Participación

Winners will be chosen in two groups: grades 6 - 8 and grades 9 - 12.

Grades 6 - 8

1st Place

  • 2 tickets to the Tampa Museum of Art
  • $100 Blick Art Supply gift card
  • A sketchbook printed with your winning design

2nd Place

  • 2 tickets to the Tampa Museum of Art
  • $50 Blick Art Supply gift card
  • A sketchbook printed with your winning design

Grades 9 - 12

1st Place

  • 2 tickets to the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
  • $100 Blick Art Supply gift card
  • A sketchbook printed with your winning design

2nd Place

  • 2 tickets to the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
  • $50 Blick Art Supply gift card
  • A sketchbook printed with your winning design

Drawing Books

Book cover - How to Draw

Channel your inner artist and get busy practicing your drawing skills with these books!

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Hillsborough's Hispanic Heritage

Senorita dancer and diners

Discover Hillsborough's Hispanic Heritage in our Burgert Brothers Photographic Collection.

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Learn Spanish!

Mango Languages

Learn Spanish the fun way using interactive tutorials and videos in Mango Languages.

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Children & Teen Hispanic Heritage Reads