Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

FY18 WORLD WINNER (Bronze Award) & U.S. GOLD WINNER (Category 3): “The Dragon Dream Car” by Audrey Tianyu Zhang

Know a child who loves to draw? During October 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019, artwork submissions will be accepted from youth, ages 4-15 years, in the U.S. for the 13th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. Nine U.S. winners will be selected for this National Contest during the spring of 2019. The artwork by these nine winners, along with winners from more than 80 other countries, will be forwarded to Japan for consideration in the World Contest. The World Winners are expected to be announced in August 2019. Presented annually, the global competition is designed to inspire creativity in youth and encourage their interest in cars.

Entry Form • Official Rules • Press Release • Artwork Guidelines

Theme: Your Dream Car
Age Categories: Under 8 years; 8-11 years; 12-15 years
Type of Awards: Gold, Silver, and Bronze
Judging Criteria: Expressiveness of message, uniqueness, and artistry
Structure: National and World Contests (over 80 participating countries)


FY18 U.S. Winners (9)

FY18 U.S. Finalists (39)

FY18 U.S. Semi-Finalists (103)

The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest is a worldwide contest presented annually, designed to inspire creativity in youth and imagine the future of mobility. Winners of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest in participating countries worldwide are chosen from three age categories (under 8 years old; 8-11 years old; and 12-15 years old), with judging based on three criteria: artistry, uniqueness, and execution of concept. The first international contest was held in 2004 by Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. 2019 marks the 8th year of the contest in the United States as presented by Toyota Financial Services.

For more information about Toyota’s World Contest, click HERE. Questions? Contact TFS Community Relations by clicking HERE!