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9th annual Youth Arts Pitch Contest: Application Deadline September 2

The 9th annual Youth Arts Pitch Contest is presented by ArtReach and City of Toronto Arts & Culture, and is a signature project of the Cultural Hotspot. We are pleased to announce that this year’s contest will be hosted by Freedom Fridays!

The event is on Thursday Oct 6 from 6:00 – 9:00 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Save the date!

Applications are now open at so please check it out and spread the word to youth in your community who have an arts based idea or venture to get off the ground!

From all the applications, eight lucky finalists are chosen to make their pitch. Finalists attend a two-part workshop series on How To Make a Pitch. Finalists will then pitch their ideas live, making a creative, energetic, inspiring and convincing pitch in 5 minutes or less to a panel of knowledgeable, high-profile judges, who will provide on the spot feedback to all finalists and award two winners with the grand prizes of the pitch contest.

Contact with any and all questions and accessibility needs for the application or event itself.