The Gateway International Painting Competition online painting competition runs for 12 months, beginning August 1 and ending July 31 each year.
Each month is conducted as a separate competition, beginning on the first day of the month and ending at 11:59 pm the last day of the month, Arizona USA time.
TO DETERMINE THE MONTH OF YOUR ENTRY, ALWAYS REFER TO THE DATE STAMP THAT APPEARS WITH EACH PAINTING.
FInalists are selected each month including ONE Best in Show cash winner (USD) in EACH CATEGORY of entry. Finalists and Best in Show winners are announced on or after the 20th of the following month. Finalists from all months of the competition contend for the Grand Prizes awarded in August.