Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) is now accepting entries for the 16th annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, which is open to children up to the age 15. The contest began in 2004 in Japan and continues to be one of the largest international art competitions that gives children not only the opportunity to share their ideas about the future of mobility, but also encourages them to pursue their dreams.

Toyota believes in nurturing the creativity of the next generation of inventors, thinkers, and innovators. Every great idea was born in the glimmer of a dream. The contest is a Toyota initiative aimed at encouraging children to explore their creativity and transport their imagination beyond our physical confines.

The Toyota Dream Car Art Contest is open to the following age categories: 7 years and under; 8 to 11 years and 12 to 15 years. This competition is for children who love drawing and relish the opportunity to put pencil to paper. The contest was conceptualised by Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda, who wanted to create a platform to teach children to use the power of dreams and imagination while stimulating their interest in cars.

The competition comprises of the National and the World Contest. The National Contest is held in each of the 76 participating countries till March 2023.

National Contest Information

Entry Period
21 November 2022 – 10 February 2023

Target Applicant
15 years old and younger living in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland.

Your “Dream Car”

Age Categories
(1) Category 1: Under 7 years old (2) Category 2: 8­–11 years old

(3) Category 3: 12–15 years old

Contestants stand a chance to win the following awards for all three categories:

1st place PS5 to the value of R15 000 and GT7 Game
2nd place Xbox One to the value of R 7000
3rd place HP Laptop to the value of R 5 000
4th place Tablet to the value of R 3 000
5th place Gift Voucher to the value of R2 000

We also have exciting prizes for participating schools. The school which submits the most valid entry forms stands a chance to win one of the following cash prizes:

1st Prize: R15 000
2nd Prize: R10 000
3rd Prize: R5 000

For details about the history of the contest, please refer to the Toyota Global website:

Download the Dream Car Entry Form: <Click here>

Please familiarize yourself with our Terms and Conditions: <Click here>

Please send your entries to:

P.O Box 481, Bergvlei, 2012

Toyota SA Motors

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Silindile Ngcobo

011 809 2806

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