Test your baking and decorating skills in South Jordan’s annual Gingerbread House Contest! Gingerbread House submissions are due on Monday, December 2 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at South Jordan City Hall. The Gingerbread Houses will be on display in City Hall from December 3 – December 12. Prizes will be awarded at Light the Night on December 6, 2019.
We can’t wait to see what you bake up!
South Jordan Utah’s own improv group, The Sock Puppets. Usually hilarious, never any actual sock puppets.
Join The Sock Puppets for two FREE shows on October 26 and December 7 at 9:00 pm at the Gale Center (10300 S. Beckstead Lane).
December 7 – Holiday Theme Comedy Show
The Sock Puppets are sponsored by the South Jordan Arts Council.
ATTENTION!! Missoula Children’s Theater auditions, residency, and shows have been canceled. We are working with MCT to reschedule for a later date. Please watch our website for more information.
Calling all South Jordan residents!! Missoula Children’s Theatre and the City are hosting auditions for Beauty Lou and the Country Beast! The MCT team will hold a group audition on March 16 at 4:30 pm in the South Jordan Community Center. MCT will cast 50-60 local students to perform in the Beauty Lou and the Country Beast production. The show will be rehearsed throughout the week of March 16 – 20 and two public performances are presented at the end of the week on March 21.
Who can participate? Kindergarten through 8th-grade students from the South Jordan community.
What is it? A FREE children’s theatre residency and performance brought to South Jordan by Missoula Children’s Theatre!
Where? Auditions, residency, and performance will be held at the South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Rd.
Does my child need any theatre experience? No, all levels are welcome to audition.
WHAT PARENTS SHOULD KNOW about Missoula Children’s Theatre: http://mctinc.org/mct-tour/parents-know/
The play was written and conceived by Jim Caron
Music and lyrics are also by Michael McGill
Questions or Concerns? Email email@example.com!
**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**
While practicing safe social distancing we thought it would be fun to host a SoJo Photo Contest! Show us why you love SoJo in photo form! We invite all ages and skill levels to participate. The categories are: SoJo Scenery, SoJo Family, and SoJo Pets. All photos must be taken in SoJo, comply with the SoJo Photo Contest rules, and comply with all CDC COVID-19 recommendations.
All entries must be submitted online by March 27, 2020 by 3:00 pm.
All entries should contain a brief description of your picture, a signed contest entry agreement, any waivers from those featured in the photo, and a .jpg photo submission (must be 8 MB (3264X2448) in size). You must also own the copyright to any photo submitted. **Please no more than 3 entries per person**
Register online and submit each photo entry by clicking on the link: Submit your photo here
All photographs submitted for consideration in the SoJo Photo Contest 2020 must be family-friendly and depict something that generally fits within one of the following categories:
Based upon the criteria the Judges will choose one winning photograph from each of the three categories.
Online public voting will take place between March 30 – April 2, 2020. We will post the photos on the City of South Jordan Facebook page. The public is allowed to vote on their favorite by “liking” the picture. The photograph receiving the most votes will be awarded the Public’s Choice award.
Winners will be announced on April 3, 2020. There will be one Grand Prize winner, one People’s Choice, and a First Place winner in each category.
Photo Release/Terms and Conditions
The following terms and conditions shall also apply:
SoJo Virtual Soccer gives participants a chance to brush up on their soccer technique while learning new skills, all from their own home. Each week we will put up a new video highlighting a new drill to work on followed by a challenge. Use the week to practice the new skill and work on perfecting the challenge. Video or take a picture of yourself and family completing the challenge and send them in for a chance to win some cool prizes from RSL, Real Monarchs and the SoJo Soccer League.
To help us #StayConnected during SoJo Virtual Soccer and to highlight our participants, please submit photos and videos of you completing the challenges. We will share them in videos on our social media. All those that submit photos and videos will be entered for prizes. **Please note that your photos and videos will be used for marketing purposes and may be shared with the media along with your name.
This event is for both artists and residents. Once the art is complete, residents can stroll past the beautiful displays starting on June 3rd.
For artists, Chalk Art Contest supplies can be picked up on Monday, June 1 and June 2 at the South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Rd. South Jordan, Utah 84095.
Contest Rules & Regulations
1. Registration will only be accepted online at register.sjc.utah.gov.
2. $20 registration is due on or before May 15, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Registration after May 15, 2020 is $20 and a t-shirt is NOT guaranteed.
3. The registration fee provides each team/individual: 1 tote, 1 t-shirt, and 1 box of thin chalk.
-The surface is more bumpy and rough than average sidewalk concrete – we strongly encourage you to bring extra chalk with you if possible.
-Additional chalk may be available upon request, while supplies last, but is not guaranteed. Square Size: Adults – 6ft x 6ft and Youth – 5ft x 5ft
-Adult (18+), Teen (13-17), and Child (12 & under)
-Teams will be assigned an age category based on the oldest team member. Teams can ONLY consist of two people who live in the same household.
5. South Jordan City Staff reserve the right to disqualify any artwork that is deemed inappropriate.
6. If the artwork is not your own idea, please give credit to the original source.
7. Photos of the artwork will be taken and may be used for advertising and voting purposes.
-All chalk art will be judged on Wednesday, June 3, regardless of completion.
-Use your time and space wisely. All decisions of the judges are final.
-Chalk art will be judged on Originality, Creativity, and Overall Artistic Impression.
9. Awards: Announced on the City of South Jordan Facebook page on Friday, June 5.
**This program is sponsored by the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts, and Parks Program.**
The South Jordan Arts Council is requesting South Jordan Residents to submit artwork for a Light Pole Banner Contest. All submissions must be family-friendly and appropriate for all ages. The goal of this project is to display artwork on light poles around the City to add vibrancy to the street. Designs that are bright, colorful, and represent South Jordan in a positive light are encouraged. **2 artwork submissions per person**
Contest ends on July 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm
The South Jordan Arts Council has sole decision-making authority. Selected artists will be contacted with more information on the banner creation process.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
CALL FOR UTAH ARTISTS: Request for Proposals
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, August 6, 2020
COMMISSION BUDGET: $3,000 – for each crosswalk mural.
The City of South Jordan and the South Jordan Arts Council are requesting proposals for the commissioning of two professional murals on the center crosswalks located at 1665 Towne Center Drive. As part of the South Jordan Art Council’s Vibrancy Project, the purpose of this project is to create a sense of community and add vibrancy to the Towne Center plaza. The plaza includes seating areas, picnic tables, restaurants, and local businesses.
The organizations mentioned above are pleased to provide an opportunity for any Utah artist or Utah artist lead team to respond to this RFP with a mural proposal. **Proposals can be for one or both crosswalks**
Crosswalk A: Length 18ft & Width 20ft Crosswalk B: Length 18ft & Width 17ft
The South Jordan Arts Council seeks a site-specific mural that:
PROJECT BUDGET & ELIGIBILITY
The total budget for this project is $6,000 ($3,000 per crosswalks, artists can create a proposal for one or both crosswalks). The budget is inclusive of artist’s fees and related expenses for design, include all costs associated with the creation and completion of the mural/artwork, including artists’ travel, prep work, materials, supplies, surface preparation, installation, and an anti-graffiti protective coating. Any fees incurred for design/artwork related engineering or assistance from any contractors shall be the responsibility of the artist.
Application Deadline – Thursday, August 6, 2020
Notification of Artist Selection – Monday, August 17, 2020
Contract Preparation – Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Day 1 of Artwork Installation– Saturday, September 5, 2020**
Day 2 of Artwork Installation– Saturday, September 12, 2020**
**Installation will coincide with the South Jordan Farmers Market. Artists will only have two days (Saturday, September 5 and Saturday, September 12) to complete the murals.**
Dates are subject to change, except for the application deadline of Thursday, August 6, 2020.
SELECTION CRITERIA & PROCESS
The City of South Jordan and The South Jordan Arts Council will review all of the properly submitted applications and will recommend the artist/teams for the commission.
In selecting the artist/team for this project, the following criteria will be considered:
The artist or artist lead team selected for the project will sign an agreement with the City of South Jordan.
Submissions that arrive on or before 11:59 pm on Thursday, August 6, 2020 and meet all of the application requirements will be reviewed. To be considered for this project, applicants must submit all of the required materials via this website. There is no application fee to apply or to use the online application system. No other method of submission will be accepted. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. The applicant’s name must appear on all submitted materials.
All materials not specifically requested as part of this application or exceeding the maximum page length or format requirements will not be considered or reviewed by the Selection Committee.
Incomplete submissions or any application that has not been submitted within the parameters set forth above, as determined by the Arts Program Coordinator, will not be reviewed or considered.
All questions regarding this RFP are to be directed only to the Art Program Coordinator for the City of South Jordan at the email address listed below. Applications may be disqualified if any unsolicited contact related to this RFP is made with an employee of the City of South Jordan, the South Jordan Arts Council, or any project stakeholders and partners that are not the Arts Program Coordinator. All communication will occur electronically via email.
Contact: Haley Greene, email@example.com
SoJo Plein Air Contest – Quick Draw from afar! Since our 2020 Plein Air event was canceled in May due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are bringing the event to YOU from afar! This fun, fast-paced, Plein Air painting contest is open to all ages & abilities and is free to participate.
Submission Deadline: All art to be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 pm on August 7, 2020.
Categories: Professional 18 years older, Amateur 18 years and older, or Youth 17 years old and younger.
1. Artists have 3 hours to produce their art in one sitting.
2. Art must be produced in real life, either on location outdoors or indoors using still life. The art must be original work of the artist including the composition. *Please practice all social distancing recommendations.*
3. Any Medium may be used to produce the art, except for photography, computer-generated/assisted art, marker, or crayon.
4. Artists will photograph and submit the beginning blank canvas, ½ way at 1.5-hour progress, and then the final piece at 3 hours. All entries, with the attached three photos, should be emailed to email@example.com before the deadline.
5. When submitting, please enter one of the three categories: Professional 18 years and older, Amateur 18 years and older, or Youth 17 years old and younger. Please include name, category, age, city, title of work, mediums used, address, and phone number.
A final gallery of all submitted pieces will be posted on the City of South Jordan Facebook page and on this event page. Judging will be by a panel of experts and the top 3 winners in each category will receive a prize.
By entering this show artists allow the City of South Jordan and/or the South Jordan Arts Council to use their art images in advertising other art events without receiving compensation.
Art deadline: August 7, 2020
About the Festival: The Get to the River Festival is a month-long series of community events centered on the Jordan River and Jordan River Parkway. During 30 days in September, cities and counties along the river will host events near their section that help celebrate, protect, and restore the Jordan River.
The Jordan River corridor runs through three counties and sixteen cities flowing from Utah Lake, through the Salt Lake Valley, and finally into the Great Salt Lake. The 50-mile river has tremendous value – environmentally, recreationally, economically, and culturally – for both the communities through which it flows and for the entire Wasatch Front.
Around 15,000 people utilize the Jordan River Parkway each month. This paved, non-motorized trails that follows the river and weaves in and out of urban areas, parks, and lush riverside areas is the perfect place for walking, running, cycling, skating, or simply escaping from the city. The river and trail provides a unique offering in our urban landscape and adds to our community’s beauty and wellness.
|Learn more about the Jordan River’s ecosystem by watching these videos from the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium.|