SHADE Foundation Poster Contest

(US Only)




From the SHADE Foundation of America:

"Create a Poster: Sunwise SHADE® 2011 Annual Poster Contest Information

Children in Kindergarten through 8th grade are eligible to enter the SunWise with SHADE® 2011 Annual Poster Contest for great prizes! Entries are categorized by K-3rd gradesand 4th-8th grades.

Submitted posters must meet the following criteria (or risk disqualification):

*Be original and drawn by hand

*Paper size must be 8 ½ x 11 inches

*Posters must include at least five Sun-Safety Action Steps (see page 5 of Poster Guide)

* Correct spelling and grammar must be used in the 4th-8th grade category.

*Attach the official entry form to the back of each poster submitted (see page 7 of Poster Guide)

*Entries must be received no later than April 1, 2011

Posters will be judged based on:

*Ability to SHOW at least five of the SunWise action steps (as opposed to using only words)

*Creativity

*Originality

*Quality of artwork

State Prizes are to be determined. Past prizes include digital cameras and scrapbooking kits for students and UV Index monitors, UV color-changing beads, and sunscreen for theclassrooms of winning students.

National Prizes:

Kindergarten through 3rd grade:

*Crayola Digital camera Scrapbooking Kit for top five entries

Fourth through 8th grade:

*A family trip to Disney World for the national contest winner

*A WeatherBug Tracking Station for the winner’s school, with lifetime access to WeatherBug Achieve. The WeatherBug Tracking Station is a scientific-grade weather station built to withstand all kinds of weather and records 27 different weathermeasurements in real time. WeatherBug Achieve is a web-based, award winning curriculum that integrates Tracking Station data for an interactive, collaborative and fun classroom experience.

Certain restrictions apply. Please see the website for more details. Prizes are subject to change.

Additional prizes may be offered in specific states. For more information on your specific state’s prizes and procedures, please visit the SHADE Foundation website. "


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