Green Up Poster and Writing Contests

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Green Up Day, first Saturday in May, when thousands of Vermonters of all ages continue to come together annually in their communities to clean up and give our lovely state its “spring cleaning.”

Green Up Poster Design Contest – Deadline January 31st

The student poster design contest is very important in our Green Up tradition.  One overall design is selected to be printed in full color and distributed statewide to promote Green Up Day.  The winning designer also receives $250.

Guidelines – any entries not adhering to the guidelines will be disqualified:

  • Open to all students K-12 (one entry per student)
  • Must include the words “Green Up Vermont”
  • Original “free-hand” work only (no computers)
  • Size 11” X 14” PORTRAIT (vertical orientation ONLY)
  • Must NOT include brand names or logos
  • Entry information must be on back, upper right corner

Helpful advice:

  • Lettering should be clear, easy-to-read
  • Successful viewing from a distance (avoid tiny detail)
  • Be colorful and neat
  • Should relate to Vermont
  • Relate to roadside litter clean-up and not recycling/recycling symbols

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR ALL ENTRIES

(to appear on back of entry, in upper right corner)

COUNTY

GRADE

Student Name and Address

Parent/Guardian Phone #’s

School Name, Address, and Phone #

Teacher’s Name and Phone #

(Only needed if this was a classroom project)

 DEADLINE: Entries must be received by Green Up Vermont by January 31st. Mail entries to: Green Up Vermont, PO Box 1191,Montpelier VT 05601-1191 or drop off at 14-16 Baldwin Street.

 All rights for use and production will belong to Green Up Vermont. Entries will not be returned.

GREEN UP VERMONT WRITING CONTEST – Deadline March 1st

A poem or essay of up to 200 words about Vermont’s Green Up Day. The overall winner receives $250.

Students may submit one entry each to both contests.

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR ALL ENTRIES

(to appear on back of entry, in upper right corner)

COUNTY

GRADE

Student Name and Address

Parent/Guardian Phone #’s

School Name, Address, and Phone #

Teacher’s Name and Phone #

(Only needed if this was a classroom project)

DEADLINE: Entries must be received by Green Up Vermont by March 1st. Mail entries to: Green Up Vermont, PO Box 1191,Montpelier VT 05601-1191 or drop off at 14-16 Baldwin Street.

 All rights for use and production will belong to Green Up Vermont. Entries will not be returned.

FUN STUFF! 

Activity Booklet for grades K-2

Download: Activity Book

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Drawing and Story Booklet for grades K-2

Download: Drawing and Story Book

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