The Salmon Days Rock Painting Contest asks artists of all ages to pick a rock as your canvas (maybe you already have the perfect one in your backyard), jazz it up with fish-themed artwork and decorations, and submit a picture of your finished stone to our website by Monday, October 4th.

The Salmon Days Rock Painting Jury will judge entries on Oct 5th and 6th. There are 5 age categories.

  • Ages 5 and under

  • 6-8

  • 9-11

  • 12-14

  • 15 and Over

First, Second and Third place winners will be chosen from each age group and prizes will be awarded. Rock painting contest winners will be announced after Salmon Days Weekend.

Contest entry is easy!

  1. Pick out the perfect rock

  2. Grab your art supplies and go to town!

  3. Take a photo of your finished artwork

  4. Visit our website to fill out the entry form (coming soon), attach a picture of your creation and submit it

  5. Deadline for submitting an entry is Monday, October 4th.

Judge rulings are final. Submitted artwork may be used by the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce for promotion.

Note: Please do not remove rocks from creeks, rivers or streams!

Here are some submissions from last year's contest!

6-8 Years 1st Place.jpg

6 - 8 Years Old, 1st Place

9 -11 1st Place Rock Painting.jpg

9 - 11 Years Old, 1st Place

5 and Under 1st Place Rock Painting.jpg

Under 5 Years Old, 1st Place

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