2019 Poster Contest

Putnam County Soil Conservation District’s 2019 Poster Contest Rules

Contest Rules Checklist

  1. Any media may be used, including: Paint, crayon, colored pencil, charcoal, stickers, paper, or other materials.
  2. Posters must be flat, they cannot be 3D.
  3. The poster size cannot be larger than a standard poster (22 x 28).
  4. All posters must be created by an individual student, rather than a team of students.
  5. The 2019 Stewardship theme “Life in the Soil: Dig Deeper” must be included on the front side of the poster submission to be eligible.
  6. The students first and last name and homeroom teachers name must be on the back of the poster. 
  7. Although younger students will most likely receive help in planning from parents or teachers, Putnam County Soil Conservation District encourages each student to do their own work.
  8. Note: Entries with student handwriting and coloring will score better than those designed, drawn, and colored by adult assistance.
  9. Entries must be submitted by Friday, September 27, 2019 (No entries will be excepted after the deadline)  

Poster Evaluations

Poster Contest entries are reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Conservation message: 50 % (Poster uses correct theme)
  • Visual effectiveness: 30 %
  • Originality: 10 %
  • Universal appeal: 10%

*For your poster to be considered for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place you must follow all the rules and score at least 70% or greater on the evaluation criteria. 

For more information, please email Katrina.l.green@tn.nacdnet.net

2019 Poster Contest Resources