The Virginia Department of Aviation runs the Virginia Aviation Art Contest each year. This contest is a part of the International Aviation Art Contest offered by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) and open to students ages 6 through 17. Each year a theme is selected and the contest is conducted around the world.
In the United States, the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) runs the contest at the national level. Winners of the Virginia Aviation Art Contest are submitted to NASAO to compete in the national contest. National winners compete at the international level.
The VIrginia Department of Aviation encourages all students in Virginia to participate in the next contest and learn more about aviation.