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                                                     RULES FOR AMERICANISM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL POSTER CONTEST

Deadline to Tennessee Valley Chapter 27 January 2020

 POC:  Richard Lewis or 
           Robert Anderson,

Theme:  “Revolutionary War Event or Events”.

 1. All posters must be two-dimensional.

 2. Submitted posters shall be on either traditional flexible poster board, 22 inches X 28 inches or foamed poster board,

     20 inches X 30 inches (foam core).

 3. The students name cannot be on the front of the poster.

 4. Computer aided graphics designed material may be used on the posters.  However, this material must be of original design

     and is limited to no more than fifty per cent of the poster.  We will not allow commercially produced or printed material such

     as clip art.  Use of trademarked or copyrighted material will be grounds for disqualification.

 5. On a separate piece of paper affixed on the back of each poster, the following information must be provided: 

     Name of student, school name, age of student, grade level, teacher’s name.

 6. Prizes: Chapter Level: 1st Prize $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50

                  State level:  1st Prize $200, 2nd Prize $150, 3rd Prize $100


All posters will be judged on the following criteria:

            Does the poster express the annual theme?

            Does the poster show originality by the student?

            Does the poster show evidence of research?

            Does the poster show artistic merit and creativity?

            Does the poster accurately reflect the historical event or person?

            Is the poster neat and visually pleasing?

The Americanism Elementary

​School Poster Contest

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