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The 2015 SunWise with Shade Poster Contest is now Over!

 

 

Congratulations to Adorabella, from Brooklyn, New York!
National Winner of the 2015 SunWise with Shade Poster Contest



The winning poster of the 2015 SunWise with Shade Poster Contest

 

 

The SunWise with Shade Poster Contest

Skin Cancer Is 95% Preventable

The contest is a partnership with the Shade Foundation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SunWise Program, a free environmental and health education initiative to teach
children about sun safety, UV radiation and stratospheric ozone.
Each year, students from kindergarten through eighth grade from every state and US territory are invited to create posters that reflect sun safety action steps they learn through the SunWise curriculum.

Rules

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

  • Be original and drawn by hand. No copyrighted / trademarked characters or material.
  • Paper size must be 8 ½ x 11 inches.
  • Posters must include at least five Sun Safety Action Steps.
  • Attach the official entry form to the back of each submitted poster (see next page).
  • Entries must be received no later than April 1, 2015.
  • Correct spelling and grammar must be used in the 4th-8th grade category.

State Prizes: (Grades 4th-8th)

  • 4th-8th grade state winners will receive Shade Foundation Sun Safety kits for their classrooms. (A limit of 50 kits per classroom)

 

National Prizes:

Grades K-3rd

  • Be original and drawn by hand. No copyrighted / trademarked characters or material.

Grades 4th-8th

  • The national poster contest winner will receive a trip to the award ceremony in
    Washington, DC and a tour of the U.S. Capitol.
  • The sponsoring teacher of the national poster contest winner will receive $500.00.

 

Posters will judged based on:

  • Ability to show at least five of the Sun Safety Action Steps (as opposed to using words only).
  • Creativity.
  • Originality.
  • Quality of artwork.

 

 


 

All poster entries must have the completed entry form attached to
the back of each poster.

 

Stay tuned for details on the 2016 Poster Contest.


Click below to register online and print your entry form.

Note: For teachers and students from MA & RI, click here.

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