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Miners’ Creative Corner

Share your creativity!

Participate in this contest throughout the summer for a chance to win an Amazon gift card, and a grand prize bike!

How to participate & contest details:

Every two weeks a new theme will be released at  Use the prompt to guide your creative efforts. Each entry submitted gives you a chance to win an Amazon gift card. Up to 3 winners will be selected each week.  A grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the summer to receive a brand new bike!

Submit your artistic entry to [email protected] by the deadline. Your subject line must include “Miners’ Creative Corner.”

All visual entries must be submitted as a photo (JPEG or PNG).

All written pieces should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document.

This contest is open to everyone. However, only UTEP students can win the prizes.

All material is subject to review.

Winners will be announced via social media on Facebook and Instagram!


Important Dates & Themes:

Week 1 – What is your favorite thing about El Paso?

Submissions accepted: June 8 – June 14

Winner announced: June 18


Week 2: How do you remember August 3, 2019?

Submissions accepted: June 22 – June 28

Winner announced: July 2


Week 3: What is your vision for the future?

Submissions accepted: July 6 – July 12

Winner announced: July 16


Week 4:  Show us your Miner Pride!

Submissions accepted: July 20 – July 26

Winner announced: July 30


Grand prize winner will be announced on July 31!


Congratulations to our Miners’ Creative Corner Week 2 winners!

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Congratulations to our Miners’ Creative Corner Week 1 winners !


Assayer of Student Opinion.
Miners’ Creative Corner