Any student in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade enrolled in a public, charter, home schooled, parochial, or other private school in any one of the eight Great Lakes states or Ontario, Canada may enter.
Completed poster must be 8.5”x11” or larger, in vertical orientation.
Paints, crayons, markers, pens, or pencils may be used on poster board. No glitter or other glued on materials accepted.
Lettering should be hand drawn/freehand only. No stencils or pre-printed lettering or tracing permitted.
No copyrighted materials (e.g. comic or TV characters).
Posters must be the original artwork of the student entering the contest in idea, design, and execution.
All entries must include use of a lifejacket.
More than one entry per student is allowed.
Judges from the Great Lakes Water Safety Consortium will select a winner based on visual impact, creativity, and clarity of wear-a-lifejacket theme. Winner will be asked to submit original artwork.
All entries may be used in water safety campaigns and promotions to help save lives.
How to Enter
Once completed, take a hi-quality digital photograph of your entry.
Email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following info:
Teacher’s name & email
Winner will be announced April 30, 2019