Students must participate in the Safety Drawing Program through a PTA / PTSA that is a unit in "Good Standing". All students who enter must be affiliated with a PTA / PTSA school.
Students may enter in the appropriate grade division:
PRIMARY: Preschool - Grade 2
INTERMEDIATE: Grades 3 - 5
MIDDLE / JUNIOR: Grades 6 - 8
SENIOR: Grades 9 - 12
THEME: "Outdoor Safety"
Writing prompt: How do you stay safe outdoors?
SIZE: Drawing may not exceed 18" by 12" (including a mat if using one). You may use regular paper, art paper, or poster board.
MEDIUM: The drawing medium includes pencil, crayon, colored pencil, & markers.
DESIGN: Lettering should be done by hand and should be neat and simple, with a minimum of words. Do not use stencils, magazine clippings or any kind of machine cut-outs. Only original artwork is accepted.
ORIGINALITY: All entries must be the original design and art work of an individual student. A single entry done by two or more students is not permitted. The theme must be carried out in the drawing. Parents or others must not assist a student. Copyrighted material may not be used.
ENTRIES: The entry form must be securely fastened to the back of the drawing -- masking tape works best. The number of entries that can be submitted is one per student. Entries that do not follow the guidelines or are received after the deadline will be disqualified.
Important information to remember or check before submitting entries:
AWARDS: The Caddo District PTA will present up to three (3) Awards of Excellence and three (3) Awards of Merit in each of the four (4) Grade Divisions. Awards will be presented at the PTA Awards Program.
JUDGING: All entries must be judged at the local unit level before submission to the District for judging. Four (4) entries per grade division may be submitted by each local PTA unit.
DEADLINE: October 4, 2018
All units are encouraged to deliver entries to Caddo District General Meeting
on October 4, 2018 at 5:30 pm at the Caddo Parish School Board
Don't forget to participate in the Safety Drawing Theme Search Contest too!
Theme search entries should be postmarked by November 15, 2018 and mailed directly to:
LA PTA 3rd VP, Programs
PO Box 8232
Shreveport, LA 71148