Who can participate?
All students in the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th grades that attend public, private,
parochial schools, are home schooled or are members of a youth group/Sunday
school are eligible to enter.
2011-2012 Theme: I AM PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN BECAUSE….
All students must address the theme.
All entries must be free-hand drawings, using pens, pencils, crayons, paint or any
combination of these materials. A straight edge may be used as an aid to draw a
Gluing pictures or other materials to the surface of the drawing is not permitted.
The student’s description of the poster must be written on the back of the poster
in 50 words or less. Descriptions that are firmly attached to the back of the poster
will also be accepted.
Entries must be 9” x 12” using construction paper or poster board.
All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2012.
Criteria for judging of Posters:
* Artistic Ability *Adherence to Theme *Neatness
National Awards – VISA Gift Cards
2nd Grade: 1st - $100 2nd - $75 3rd - $50
3rd Grade: 1st - $100 2nd - $75 3rd - $50
4th Grade: 1st - $125 2nd - $100 3rd - $75
5th Grade: 1st - $150 2nd - $125 3rd - $100
State Awards – Distributed during the month of June 2011
2nd Grade: 1st - $50.00 Check 2nd – Department Certificate
3rd Grade: 1st - $75.00 Check 2nd – Department Certificate
4th Grade: 1st - $100.00 Check 2nd – Department Certificate
5th Grade: 1st - $125.00 Check 2nd – Department Certificate
SEND ENTRY TO: Tom E. Nichols, Americanism Chairman
359 Lake Royale
Louisburg, NC 27549
|AMVETS National Americanism
Poster Contest Rules