What is on offer?
The Wooden Boat Festival is a celebration of Australia’s wonderful maritime culture. It is held biennially at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club and Geelong waterfront precinct with events to interest the whole community.
This art competition was introduced to encourage curiosity in the local maritime history and has been well supported by local schools interested in being involved in a significant local event.
Entries are judged by a representative of the Geelong Art Gallery with prizes presented during the festival at the Yacht Club, including the very popular “People’s Choice” award.
The Festival runs from March 10-12, 2018 at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, Eastern Beach
Who is the opportunity for?Entries are invited from Primary schools and are requested on any factual aspect of the theme – historical or contemporary, covering Australia or any of the many seafaring cultures. Further details are noted on the entry form.
Who is providing the opportunity?The Royal Geelong Yacht Club, Eastern Beach. Prizes are provided by local businesses, particularly Eastern Beach Ferris wheel and Cavalier Arts Supplies.
Who is eligible and what is required?All work must be original and solely the work of the student. Any medium is acceptable but please check with organisers if going outside size limits explained on the entry form.
How much does it cost?Free entry
How do people book or get involved?Please obtain entry form and further information from