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2022 Opioid Awareness Poster Contest

2022 Opioid Awareness Poster Contest

This is your chance to take a stand in Queen Anne’s!

All 6th – 12th graders are encouraged to participate in the 2022 Opioid Awareness Poster Contest. There will be one winner in each of the following groups:

  • Centreville Middle School
  • Matapeake Middle School
  • Stevensville Middle School
  • Sudlersville Middle School
  • Kent Island High School
  • Queen Anne’s County High School
  • Private / Homeschoolers (includes The Gunston School, Wye River Upper School, Faith Crhristian School 9th – 12th Grade, and QAC 9th – 12th Grade Homeschoolers)

Each winner will receive a prize!

  • Middle Schoolers (6th – 8th Graders) will win a $300 Amazon gift card!
  • High Schoolers and Private / Homeschoolers (9th – 12th Graders) will have their choice of a $300 Amazon Gift Card OR a Free Driver’s Education Course!

Contest Rules

Deadline for all entries is March 15, 2022

  • All hard copy entries should be turned in to the front office at your school. Homeschoolers can turn their entries into the receptionist at the Board of Education.
  • Digital entries should be sent to qacdfc@gmail.com.
  • Entries can be submitted digitally (PDF files with “print quality”) or as a hard copy on an 8-½” x 11” paper. Any medium may be used (i.e. chalk, paint, markers, watercolors, etc.)
  • DO NOT bend or fold your hard copy entries!
  • All entries should support the “Opioid Awareness” theme
  • There must be a minimum of (5) entries in a participating group for a winner to be selected.
  • All messages should be expressed in a positive and supportive manner.
  • For digital imaging guidance and some ideas of appropriate messages that may be used, go to the QAC Goes Purple Facebook page or the QACGoesPurple.org website.
  • Use your imagination!
  • All entries must be age appropriate for a broad audience.
  • Entries should not depict any copyrighted characters or trademarks.
  • On the back of your artwork, you must list: your school, your name, grade level, and a good contact number or email & a list of any sources or facts or statistics used on your poster. Digitally submitted entries must provide the same information when they are submitted.
  • Judges from the QAC Drug Free Coalition will select winners from each participating group based on: expression of the theme, creativity, originality, visual clarity, spelling, broad audience appeal, and educational value.
  • Winners agree to allow reproduction of their entries for use as advertisement in a variety of media sources selected by the OEPC.
  • Submitting any entry signifies that you have read, understand, and agree to the contest rules as stated above. Upon selection, winners will need to sign waivers.

This contest is supported by the Opioid Operational Command Center. The views presented here are those of the grantee organization, Queen Anne’s County Public Schools, and not necessarily those of OOCC, its Executive Director, or its staff.

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