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Youth Art Poster Contest

 

2014 poster contest

Students from ages 5 through 18 are invited to
create a poster that celebrates the human-animal bond

Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 winners in each age group!

 

 

 

Entry Rules

  • Open to children ages 5 to 18. The work will be judged in 4 groups, organized by age.
  • For mounting and display purposes poster size must be 11” x 17” (other sizes will not be accepted.)
  • Must be no thicker than poster-board.
  • Student may use any media: marker, paint, ink, crayon, computer-generated, photography, or collage.
  • Must be artist’s original work: no tracing, clip or pre-illustrated computer art.
  • No collaborative entries including adults (such as parents or teachers).
  • Tape a copy of the entry form (download below) to the back of each entry. Do not write directly on the poster.
  • No images glorifying violence toward animals or pet overpopulation will be accepted.
  • Inclusion in the contest is based on the discretion of the San Diego Humane Society.

 

Posters must portray the human-animal bond by showing one or more of the following:

  • What animals mean to you
  • Why animals are important in our lives
  • How animals enrich our lives
  • A positive connection between people and their pets

 

Deadline:

Posters must be received or postmarked by February 7, 2014.  Winners will be announced in April 2014.

 

Terra-Nova Clinton
by Terra-Nova Clinton, Age 17
(2013 Poster Contest Winner)
 

Deliver poster via mail or in person to:

Attn: Community Programs
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110

OR

Attn: Community Programs
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
572 Airport Road
Oceanside, CA 92058

OR

Attn: Community Programs
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
2905 San Luis Rey Road
Oceanside, CA 92058

 

Adobe PDF logo 75pxDownload the entry form

 

All participants will receive a participation award via email.

 

Questions?

Contact: Amie Waller or Laura Leonard
phone: 619-299-7012 extension 2912 or 2913
email: outreach@sdhumane.org

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