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Substance Abuse Poster Contest

We are now accepting entries for the 2017 Contest. Please read the following contest rules.

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TOPICS

Entries in the Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest must fall under one of these topics: Alcohol Awareness and Abuse & Drug Awareness and Abuse. Each poster must include a slogan reflecting either of the topics and an original visual image. Posters may only be entered under one topic.


ELIGIBILITY

The Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest is open to all young people between the ages of 8 and 14.


AGE GROUPS and PRIZES

Contest entrants compete in one of two age groups – ages 8 through 11, and ages 12 through 14. Cash Prizes of $50, $30, and $20 respectively will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each age group.


RULES

● Posters must reflect either the theme of Alcohol Awareness and Abuse or Drug Awareness and Abuse.
● Each poster should be the original work (including concept, layout, slogan and any visual images) of a single person.
● Posters must be 11X17 inches in size. If pastels, chalk or charcoal are used the poster must be laminated or covered with clear plastic. Posters may be in color or black and white.
● Each poster must be submitted with a Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest entry form. The name and age of the person entering the poster should be included on the back of the poster.

Posters must be received by February 28, 2017. Winners will be announced in March 2016.

● All entries become the property of the Knights of Columbus. Posters will not be returned

● Poster entries can be given to any one of the Parkland Council Knights or mailed to:

      Substance Abuse Poster Contest

      c/o M. Dufault

      Box 1998 

      Minnedosa, MB

      ROJ 1E0



JUDGING

A 100-point scoring system will be used to determine the winners. 30 Points: Slogan – How clearly is the theme presented? 30 Points: Visuals – How well do the visuals convey the message? 40 Points: Overall impact – How effective was the poster in capturing your attention and causing you to reflect on the topic?