San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
Tis the Season

Youth Art Contest

Poster dog and catChildren in grades K - 12 are invited to create a poster, poem, or video that celebrates animals.

This year's theme is "Be Kind to Animals!"

Prizes will be awarded to finalists in each category!

Contest Deadline is April 10th, 2015.

Rules:

  • Contest is open to children grades K - 12.
  • Winners will be selected by a panel of judges from the San Diego Humane Society.
  • Inclusion in the contest is based on the discretion of the San Diego Humane Society.
  • All entries will become property of the San Diego Humane Society.
  • All entries should reflect the theme “Be Kind to Animals!”

Poster and Poetry entries:

  • Entries must not exceed 11 inches x 17 inches and must be no thicker than a poster board.
  • May use any media: marker, paint, ink, crayon, photography, or collage.
  • Poster and poetry categories are open to individuals only. Collaborative entries will not be accepted.
  • Entries must be original and free of any copyright restrictions.  No plagiarism, tracing, clip art, or pre-illustrated computer art.

To enter: tape a copy of the entry form to the back of each submission. Do not write directly on poster.  Deliver to San Diego Humane Society and SPCA- San Diego, Escondido, or Oceanside campus.

Video entries:

  • Video entries must not exceed four minutes in length.
  • Individual and collaborative video entries of up to six students will be accepted.
  • Submissions must be free of any copyright restrictions (may use only public domain, original, or derivative-friendly creative commons media).

To enter: Post your video on YouTube, including “San Diego Humane Society Youth Art Contest” in the description, and email outreach@sdhumane.org with the following information:

  • Video URL
  • Title of video, child’s name, age, city, school, grade, parent/guardian name, phone number, and email.

Adult assistance may be required. If you are unable to post your video publicly, please contact outreach@sdhumane.org.

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Deadline:

Entries must be received or postmarked by April 10th, 2015. Winners will be announced in May 2015. All participants will receive a participation award via email.


Deliver posters and poems via mail or in person to:

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

OR

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


OR

Attn: Community Engagement
San Diego Humane Society and SPCA
3450 E. Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92027


Questions?

Contact Laura Leonard: 619-299-7012 ext. 2913
outreach@sdhumane.org

 
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