All young people ages 8 through 14 are invited to participate in the 2018 Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest. Students are encouraged to develop an original poster and slogan idea designed to discourage their peers from experimenting with drugs and alcohol.
The Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest will be an annual competition with winning entries progressing to local, district, state and international levels of competition. There will be a division for youngsters ages 8 to 11 and a division for youngsters ages 12 to 14. Each age group will have one winner for alcohol awareness & abuse and one winner for drug awareness & abuse. Entrants will be judged by: Slogan – 30 Points: How clearly is the theme presented? Artistic Merit – 30 Points: How well do the visuals convey the message? Overall Impact – 40 Points: How effective was the poster in capturing your attention and causing you to reflect on the topic? Winners will receive a $25 prize. Only one entry per person.
All contestants will be recognized for their participation. Deadline for admissions is March 20th. For entry forms or additional information contact Craig Tini 860-888-6697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 million members in over 15,000 local councils. Last year, Knights and their families donated 70 million volunteer hours and $170 million to charitable and benevolent causes, sponsoring projects to benefit their Church, councils, communities, Culture of Life, families and young people.