The Chinese Program at the University of California Irvine is organizing its annual Captain Wong Endowed UCI Chinese Calligraphy Contest to be held on Tuesday 5/23/2017. This event is open to all students who are currently enrolled in a 1st through 3rd year Chinese language class at UCI. The event aims to promote interest in the study of Chinese language and culture through practice and appreciation of the art of Chinese calligraphy.

This event is supported by a generous endowment established by a local Chinese calligrapher Captain Te Pei Wong. We are also grateful
to the judges of this event for their support.

Pre-registration is required. by
Monday 5/22/2017 at https://eee.uci.edu/signupsheet/2017chinesecalligraphycontest (login with UCINetID)
A Chinese Karaoke/Singing contest will be held while judges review all the writing samples for awards.
Sign up for the
Chinese Singing Contest at
https://eee.uci.edu/survey/2017ChineseSingingContest (login with UCINetID)

Date & Time

Tuesday 5/23/2017, registration/check in 5:30 pm, event 6:00 - 9:30 pm


Humanities Gateway (HG) room 1030 at UC Irvine (HG1030)

Contest & Awards

* 2 separate groups for Chinese Calligraphy Contest- brush writing and pencil writing
* One 1st prize, one 2nd prize, one 3rd prize, and up to 5 Honorable Mentions will be awarded in each group.
* 3-5 Special Recognition awards (combined) for non-heritage students . 
* Door prizes will be offered during the award ceremony.

- Due to time constraint, each participant may choose to participate in only ONE writing group (brush OR pencil). 
- Winners from last year's event may only enter this contest for a different group this year.


brush group -   brush writing sample         brush  practice sheet
pencil group -  pencil writing sample in    traditional    simplified      pencil practice sheet

Schedule of Events

5:30    check-in begins (outside HG1030)
6:00    opening & announcement (in HG1030)
6:30    writing starts
7:20    final collection of writing samples
         refreshment break
7:50    UCI Chinese Singing Contest
         judging ongoing for Calligraphy Contest
9:00+   Award ceremony

This is only a tentative schedule of the contest as the time it takes for
the judges to finish examining all the writing samples and reach a
decision on the awards might be a little longer or shorter than this.