CRC announces 4th annual Israel Poster Contest

by | Jan 8, 2016 | What’s Happening

First–12th graders — Deadline: Monday, Feb. 29, 4 pm

The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites local first through 12th graders to participate in their fourth annual Israel Poster Contest.

A list of ‘cool facts’ about Israel is available at Contest rules are:

• Each student should choose one fact from the list to serve as his or her poster’s theme.
• The fact should be clearly stated on the FRONT of the poster.
• Poster should be submitted on an 8.5″ × 11″ paper and be hand drawn (not computer generated) using pencil, crayon, marker, or 2-D art.
• Names should not be visible on the front of the poster, but must be included along with age, grade, school, email address and phone number on the back.

Posters will be displayed in the Simon Family JCC Cardo during March when the community will vote in person for their favorite. Finalists will be posted online and the community will be asked to vote electronically during April for their favorite poster. During viewing and voting, the artists’ names will be hidden.

The poster with the most votes will be announced in early May 2016. The winning poster will be professionally framed and permanently hang in the Sandler Family Campus. In addition, attendees at the Israel Festival on Sunday, June 5 will receive a copy of the winning poster.

Submissions may be dropped off at the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater office located on the second floor of the Sandler Family Campus, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Virginia Beach by Monday, Feb. 29 at 4 pm.

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