PCAC Youth Excellence in Arts (YEA) Awards Application

The purpose of the YEA awards is to support the development of young artists in the local community. Artists will be recognized for their individual accomplishments. All finalists will present their work before a judge (or judges) and/or will perform live auditions.

How to apply for the PCAC YEA Awards:
Eligibility and Procedures

  • Applicants must be Pleasanton residents, or attend school in Pleasanton, or take private lessons — in their art — from a teacher in Pleasanton, and must be in grade 6 through 12.
  • Applicants must submit the appropriate application form and recommendation form with all required supporting documents and materials. The application and recommendation forms must be typed or printed carefully in ink.
  • PCAC reserves the right to disqualify any art work that has previously won another award.
  • The application form, recommendation form and all required materials must be completed in full and mailed by U.S. Mail only, postmarked no later than March 16, 2018

Mail to:
P.O. BOX 1298

Applications and Recommendation Forms

To download a PDF of the application form, CLICK HERE.

To download a PDF of the recommendation form, CLICK HERE.

The Granting of Awards

The judges will screen all applicants and notify finalists so that they may appear and perform at the live auditions or make presentations. The auditions are to be scheduled  in April, 2017.   All awards will be at the discretion of the judges. Decisions of the judges are final.

We will present our YEA Awards and Arts Supporter of the Year Award at the annual PCAC Awards event–  to be announced in April, 2017.  The public is invited to attend. The award winners and runners-up in each category will be expected to perform and showcase their art at this event.


For additional information, please call Kellene Cousins at 925-989-4557 or Dave Wright at 925-484-0614