Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference accepting submissions for 2013 Art Contest

The fourth annual Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference Art Contest is now accepting applications in three categories: professional, amateur and youth. Art from the winners and runners-up will be on display in a special area at the Malloy Conference, scheduled for June 13-15, 2013, in Newark, New Jersey.

The winning entry in the professional and amateur categories will receive a $400 prize and a certificate. The winning entry in the youth category will receive $200 and a certificate.

To download a PDF application for the 2013 Art Contest, click here

  • Where to send:
  • Cost: $30 for up to 3 JPG entries; $10 for youth. Make your check out to “SABR.”
  • Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2013

Entries should show clear relation to the Negro Leagues. Detailed criteria and submission requirements can be found in the PDF application above.

For more information on the Youth Art Contest, click here.

The winners and runners-up art will also be displayed this summer at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey. Photos of the art will also be included in an upcoming issue of Black Ball: A Negro Leagues Journal, published by McFarland & Co.

For more information on the 2013 Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference, visit

Originally published: February 19, 2013. Last Updated: February 19, 2013.