Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Kiddo Magazine invites you to "Celebrate Canada 150". This year is also our 10th anniversary! The best way to celebrate is with you. By participating in our special contests and events you will have the opportunity to win amaizing prizes!!!  Do not miss them!!!

POSTER CONTEST
"CELEBRATING CANADA 150"

Contestants are challenged to exercise their creativity and submit a poster on the theme of “Celebrating Canada 150” in either colour or black and white.
This is a contest to select the most suitable posters submitted by students in the Canadian school system.
A plaque will be awarded to the 1st place winner in each category, and to the 1st place winners’ schools.
Prizes will be awarded on the recommendation of the judges, whose decision will be final.
On notification of having been selected as a winner, the artist agrees to the full and exclusive non-profit use of the art by Kiddo Magazine for the period of one year, after which all rights for usage revert to the artist.

CATEGORIES:

Category 1: JUNIOR
GRADES 4, 5, 6
Colour / Black and White

Category 2: INTERMEDIATE
GRADES 7,8
Colour / Black and White

LITERACY CONTEST
"CELEBRATING CANADA 150"

Contestants are challenged to exercise their creativity and write an essay and/or poem on the theme of “Celebrating Canada 150”.
This is a contest to select the most suitable essays and poems submitted by students in the Canadian school system.
A plaque will be awarded to the 1st place winner in each category, and to the 1st place winners’ schools.Prizes will be awarded on the recommendation of the judges, whose decision will be final.
On notification of having been selected as a winner, the writer agrees to the full and exclusive non-profit use of the literary work by Kiddo Magazine for the period of one year, after which all rights for usage revert to the artist.

CATEGORIES:

Category 1: JUNIOR
GRADES 4, 5, 6
Poem / Essay

Category 2: INTERMEDIATE
GRADES 7,8
Poem / Essay

 

REGULATIONS

  1. All entries to be submitted before May 30th.
  2. Entries will be no larger than 11 inches x 17 inches in size.
  3. Please use only the following for the contest entered:
    Colour poster: Full colour
    Black and White: Pencil, charcoal and/or India Ink.
  4. Candidates must complete a Registration Form, available HERE and attach it to their entry (no staples please).
  5. Entries will be judged on originality, expression of designated subject drawing and llustration.
  6. The poster shall reflect “CELEBRATING CANADA  150” theme. Canadian symbols such as Canadian and provincial flags, coats of arms, and representative flowers, birds or animals, as well as all forms of Canadian historical and current military dress may be used.
  7. COMPUTER GENERATED ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  8. Contestants may enter both a Colour and a Black and White Poster, but may submit only one entry for each.
  9. 1st place winner posters will be published on the summer special issue.  1st 2nd and 3rd place winners in all categories will be displayed at the “Canada is” expo at Mississauga and Toronto (dates to be announced).  All artwork will be returned to the artists after its display.
  10. A representative from the school (teacher, principal, etc) will collect all entries. Kiddo Magazine will collect them at each school.

REGULATIONS

  1. All entries to be submitted before May 30th.
  2. Entries may be submitted in English, French or Spanish.
  3. Please use only the following for the contest entered:
    Essay: Junior Category (Grades 4, 5 ,6) Candidates will submit a composition in prose of not more than 350 words. Intermediate Category (Grades 7, 8): Candidates will submit a composition in prose of not more than 500 words
    Poem: Junior Category (Grades 4, 5 ,6): Maximun of 32 lines.  Intermediate Category (Grades 7, 8): Maximun of 32 lines.
  4. Candidates must complete a Registration Form, available HERE and attach it to their entry (no staples please).
  5. Entries will be marked on the basis of originality of thought, expression, presentation, grammar, spelling and Canadian content.
  6. The essay/poem shall reflect “CELEBRATING CANADA  150” theme.
  7. Candidates will use only one side of the page. Entries must not exceed the word or line limit.
  8. Contestants may submit an Essay and a Poem, but may submit only one entry for each category.
  9. 1st place winner posters will be published on the summer special issue.  1st 2nd and 3rd place winners in all categories will be displayed at the “Canada is” expo at Mississauga and Toronto (dates to be announced). 
    All literary work will be returned to the writters after its display.
  10. A representative from the school (teacher, principal, etc) will collect all entries. Kiddo Magazine will collect them at each school.
 

ENTRY STEPS

Poster PosterandPoetryContests 2017 Step 1

Create your Poster or Write your Essay/Poem

Poster Poster and Poetry Contests 2017 Step 2

Fill Out Form

Poster Poster and Poetry Contests 2017 Step 3

Submit form with Poster - Essay/Poem

Poster Poster and Poetry Contests 2017 Step 4

Win a PRIZE!!!

 

JURORS

Each competition will have 3 jurors. To keep things as fair as possible, all judging of artwork will be done anonymously. Our jurors are being kept secret until the entry period closes and judging is done. The names of the jurors with full profiles will be posted along with the winners.
 
 
 
 

ENTRY FORM

Download and Fill Out the ENTRY FORM. Attach it to your entry (poster / essay-poem) and mail it to: 96 Sunfield Road, Toronto, ON, M3M2V3. You can also submit your entry by scanning your artwork + entry form and send it by E-mail at  
 
 
 
 

MORE INFORMATION

For more information contact: Zulima Wesso at 1 905 348 2125 or by E-mail at:
 
 
 
 

Celebrate Canada 150!