Chalk Fest winners announced

The 4th Annual AV Chalk Festival was held Saturday at the Arcadia Academy. The event was for “just for fun” artists, serious artists vying for cash prizes, and for spectators, too.

The 4th Annual Arcadia Valley Chalk Festival winners have been announced.

The festival was held Saturday, June 29, at the Arcadia Academy.

Artists competed in three categories for cash prizes.

There was no charge for spectator admission and the event also included games for the attending children, food and craft vendors, horse and carriage rides and free performances from five different bands throughout the day.

Winners and their prize money were as follows:


Expert Class

1st place - Jennifer Richardson - $500

2nd place - John Debold - $300

3rd place - Felicia Ruiz-Coon - $100


Apprentice Class

1st place - Janelle Jorgensen - $300

2nd place - Ashley Duncan - $100

3rd place - Grace Park - $50


Beginner Class

1st place - Ciara Miller - $100

2nd place - Ava Moll - $50

3rd place - Ireland Benton - $25