THE RIDGEFIELD PREVENTION COUNCIL
IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE
THE 2022 ANTI-VAPING/ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE
MIDDLE SCHOOL POSTER CONTEST

ANTI-VAPING/ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE POSTER CONTEST GUIDELINES

  • Contest open to all Ridgefield Middle School students (grades 6, 7 and 8).

  • Posters should contain a clear message about the dangers of vaping/electronic smoking device usage or about the marketing of these products to youth. Choose a message that you think will resonate with your peers. Please do not include violent images in your poster such as guns, knives, bombs, or weapons.

  • Student’s name should not appear on the front of the poster.

  • Posters may be hand drawn or digitally created.

  • Posters may not contain copyrighted images or characters from TV or cartoons.

  • Posters should reflect the students’ original messages—ideas copied from published posters will be disqualified.

  • Posters drawn by hand should be done on WHITE, 8.5”X11” PAPER. Please leave at least a ¼” margin around your image.

  • Landscape or portrait orientation is acceptable. Posters may be drawn with markers, pens, colored pencils or crayons.  Be sure to press down hard so the colors stand out, but be mindful of smudging.

  • If you are including facts or statistics, we would like to make sure they are accurate. Please use credible sources, and list your source(s) on a label on the back of your poster, or include them with your digitally shared information.

  • Only one (1) entry per student may be submitted.

  • Have fun and enjoy!

TO SUBMIT: PLEASE TAKE A PICTURE OF YOUR DRAWING AND EMAIL IT TO  ridgefieldprevention@gmail.com  DIGITAL POSTERS MAY ALSO BE EMAILED TO THE SAME ADDRESS. 

THE EMAIL SHOULD SAY "RPC 2022 VAPING CONTEST" AND THE EMAIL SHOULD CONTAIN YOUR NAME, GRADE, AND THE SCHOOL YOU ATTEND. *PLEASE KEEP THE HARD COPY OF YOUR POSTER, WE WILL REACH OUT TO THE WINNERS AND SCHEDULE A TIME TO PICK THEM UP.

DEADLINE: ALL POSTERS ARE DUE BY, NOVEMBER 30, 2022 @ 9:00 PM 

GREAT PRIZES

There will be 1 Grand Winner who will receive $500.  Their poster will be posted on social media and their poster will be printed and displayed around town as part of The Ridgefield Prevention Councils anti-vaping campaign.  

 

There will be 2-3 Runners-Up (1 from each middle school) who will receive $200 and their poster will be posted on social media as part of The Ridgefield Prevention Councils anti-vaping campaign.