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Winners Circle: Past Festival Winners

Click on any of our past winners below to visit their page and see pictures and samples of the publicity that was generated, along with the winning art and/or writing created by each child for the Children’s International Arts Festival or the RGV Children’s Arts Festival.

2019-20 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Ana Ponce

At the age of 10, Ana Ponce entered the RGV Children’s Arts Festival. She won a week for her family at Isla Grand Beach Resort in South Padre Island, Texas.

2019-20 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Mollie Mae Hernandez

At the age of 6, Mollie Mae Hernandez won a week for her family at Beach Resort at South Padre Island and Beach Park at Isla Blanca in South Padre Island, Texas.

Will your child win next? Will you help them enter?

Kids ages 5-12 who live or attend school in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas are eligible… IF they enter! See details HERE.

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This all started in 2007-08, so we have lots of alumni. Scroll down for more fun!

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Jaylen Cain

2018-19 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Jaylen Cain

At the age of 9, Jaylen Cain won a week for her family at Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Beach Resort in South Padre Island, Texas.

Galilee Curling

2018-19 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Galilee Curling

At the age of 11, Galilee Curling won a week for her family at Isla Grand Beach Resort in South Padre Island, Texas.

2017-18 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Sophia Villarreal

At the age of 10, Sophia Villarreal won a week for her family at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch in Sandpoint, Idaho.

2017-18 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Leah Leal

At the age of 8, Leah Leal won a week for her family at Cherokee Park Ranch in Livermore, Colorado.

Claire got to ride this beauty at Coulter Lake.

2016-17 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Claire Bauer

At the age of 12, Claire Bauer won a week for her family at Medicine Bow Lodge & Adventure Guest Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming.

2016-17 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Briana Benavides

At the age of 7, Briana Benavides won a week for her family at Coulter Lake Guest Ranch in Rifle, Colorado.

2015-16 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Maggie McCoy

At the age of 11, Maggie McCoy won a week for her family at Medicine Bow Lodge & Adventure Guest Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming.

2015-16 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Danella Prinkey-Vizcarra

At the age of 6, Danella Prinkey-Vizcarra won a week for her family at Coulter Lake Guest Ranch in Rifle, Colorado.

2014-15 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Lauren Powell

At the age of 10, Lauren Powell won a week for her family at Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch in Parshall, Colorado.

2013-14 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Angela Martinez

At the age of 12, Angela Martinez won a week for her family at Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch in Parshall, Colorado.

2012-13 RGV Children’s Arts Festival Winner: Colton Hughes

At the age of 11, Colton Hughes won a week for his family at Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch in Parshall, Colorado.

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Caroline Green

At the age of 7, Caroline Green won a week for her family at Coulter Lake Guest Ranch in Rifle, Colorado.

Brianna and her winning art

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Brianna Chace

At the age of 11, Brianna Chace won a week for her family at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch in Sandpoint, Idaho.

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Reecie Wise

At the age of 8, Reecie Wise won a week for her family at Runamuk Guest Ranch in Roundup, Montana.

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Sofia Angelini

At the age of 7, Sofia Angelini won a week for her family at The Hilltop Ranch in Jamesville, New York.

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Drew Sigler

At the age of 7, Drew Sigler won a week for his family at Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch in Parshall, Colorado.

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Lydia Bird

At the age of 12, Lydia Bird won a week for her family at Medicine Bow Lodge in Saratoga, Wyoming.

2009-10 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Addison Nichols

At the age of 11, Addison Nichols won a week for his family at Red Horse Mountain Guest Ranch in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Alexandria Dubinin

At the age of 12, Alexandria Dubinin won a week for her family at Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch in Yucca, Arizona.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Alyssa Andres

At the age of 9, Alyssa Andres won a week for her family at Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch in Parshall, Colorado.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Amber Dunn

At the age of 11, Amber Dunn won a week for her family at Coulter Lake Guest Ranch in Rifle, Colorado.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Riley Hanagan

At the age of 11, Riley Hanagan won a week for her family at Medicine Bow Lodge in Saratoga, Wyoming.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Micah Benoit

At the age of 9, Micah Benoit won a week for her family at The Hilltop Ranch in Jamesville, New York.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Wyatt Stulac

At the age of 6, Wyatt Stulac won a week for his family at Tumbling River Ranch in Grant, Colorado.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Jennifer Novey

At the age of 10, Jennifer Novey won a week for her family at Red Horse Mountain in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

2008-09 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Daniel Carr

At the age of 12, Daniel Carr won a week for his family at Rainbow Trout Ranch in Antonito, Colorado.

2007-08 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Clarissa Magley

At the age of 12, Clarissa Magley won a week for her family at Sweet Grass Ranch in Big Timber, Montana.

2007-08 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Hannah Levin

At the age of 7, Hannah Levin won a week for her family at Latigo Ranch in Kremmling, Colorado.

2007-08 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Stephen Brackley

At the age of 10, Stephen Brackley won a week for his family at Tarryall River Ranch in Lake George, Colorado.

2007-08 Children’s International Arts Festival Winner: Sarah Wickenhauser

At the age of 11, Sarah Wickenhauser won a week for her family at Western Pleasure Guest Ranch in Sandpoint, Idaho.