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Choctaw Nation Going Green Poster Contest

Contest Description:
The Choctaw Nation Going Green Team is sponsoring a Water Conservation poster contest.
The theme of the contest is practicing and educating others about water conversation by submitting an entry into the poster contest in a way that represents the Nation and the Going Green team.
Each division winning poster will be printed as a Christmas card to be used by the Going Green team.

Eligibility:
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Members in school, grades Pre-K through the 12th grade.

The following grades will fall into four divisions:
Pre-K thru 2nd grade
3rd grade thru 5th grade
6th grade thru 8th grade
9th grade thru 12th grade
You will enter by what grade you are enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year.

Prizes:
Each first place division winner will receive an electronic tablet.

Contest Deadline:
All Entries must be postmarked no later than September 12, 2012.
Winners will be announced on October 15, 2012.

Rules:
-All posters must be submitted on 8.5 inch x 11 inches white paper.
-Use only original artwork.
-Do not write name on front of poster.
-Must include copy of Tribal Membership card with entry.
-All posters must have the following, written in PENCIL, on the back of the poster.
-Student’s first and last name, grade, address, phone number and email.
-No trademarked, copyrighted materials, computer generated artwork or copy machine aided work can be used.
-Reproducibility of the poster will be a factor in the judges’ decisions.
-Only one entry per tribal member.
-All media are accepted. Chalk, charcoal and pastel entries should be sealed with a fixative spray to prevent smearing. Do not laminate entries.
-Three-dimensional entries will not be accepted. Nothing may be glued, stapled, or attached to the artwork in any way.
-Artwork should be done on a flexible material, so it can be rolled for shipping in a mailing tube. Do not fold poster.
-Participants accept all responsibility for late, lost, misdirected or illegible entries.

-Entries sent with insufficient postage will be disqualified.
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is not responsible for entries damaged, destroyed or lost during the judging process. Entries cannot be acknowledged or returned. All entries submitted become property of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

How to Enter:
Mail entry to:
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Attn: Green Team
P.O. Box 1210
Durant, OK 74702

Questions ? ? ? Email: gogreen@choctawnation.com