The Texas Arbor Day Poster Contest is designed to build awareness and appreciation for trees and Arbor Day in fourth and fifth grade students across the state.
She Is Dallas Info: The 2011-2012 Texas Arbor Day Poster Contest is proudly sponsored by Texas Forest Service. The deadline to submit your entry is Dec. 16, 2011. The Texas Forest Service has created a wonderful Texas Arbor Day Poster Contest Activity Guide to help children learn all about trees. For more information about the contest please visit the Texas Forest Service website.
Use this checklist to ensure all entries are eligible for judging. Entries that don’t meet these guidelines will be disqualified.
1. All posters must be original artwork created by a student in fourth or fifth grade. Homeschooled students must be learning at the fourth or fifth grade level in science to participate.
2. The student’s first and last name must be written or signed in the upper, right-hand corner on the back of the poster.
3. Posters may be done in marker, crayon, watercolor, ink, acrylic, colored pencil and/or tempura paint. Collages are not acceptable. Do not glue anything to your poster. Computer or photo-generated art and/or lettering also is not acceptable without advance permission from the contest coordinator.
4. Posters must be no smaller than 8.5 inches by 11 inches and no larger than 11 inches by 17 inches.
5. Posters must be done on paper that will allow for duplication, display and framing. Posters should not be matted, mounted, laminated, framed or folded.
6. The poster must be related to the contest theme in some way. The theme – Trees are Terrific…from Acorn to Oak! – must be on the poster. All words on the poster must be spelled correctly.
7. Mail or deliver your school-winning poster by Dec. 16, 2011 to: Texas Arbor Day Poster Contest, c/o Texas Forest Service, 301 Tarrow Drive, Ste. 364, College Station, Texas 77840-7896