Poster Contest

Congratulations to 2017 Winners!

First Place Winners:

Marium (Grades K-3)

Mariam Mahmoud poster Contest

Shuxin (Grades 4-6)

Shuxin Li Poster Contest 2017

Sydney (Grades 4-6)

 Sydney Spann Poster 2017

Second Place Winners:

Gabriel (Grades K-3):

Gabriel Pires poster Contest 2017

Ruby (Grades 4-6):

Ruby Schwerin poster Contest 2017

Third Place Winners:

Vivek (Grades K-3)

Vivek Dusanapudi Poster Contest

Sierra (Grades 4-6)

Sierra Baptiste Poster Contest 2017

Contest Rules:

What to Do:

  • Do fill out the entry form and include it with your submission
  • Do write your name, grade, teacher and school on the back of your artwork
  • Do use 11X17 or 8 ½X11 white paper. Medium- or heavy-weight paper is best, but regular paper is fine
  • Do design a poster based on one of these safety themes:

1) Lights at night

2) Helmet use

3) Bicycle riding

4) Safe driving

5) Street crossing

  • Do focus on only one topic
  • Do hand-draw your artwork
  • Do submit your poster and entry form to the City of Davis Street Smarts Program, 23 Russell Blvd, Davis CA 95616 by 5 p.m. on November 9, 2017 (EXTENDED DEADLINE).

What Not to Do:

  • Don’t use a computer to create the artwork
  • Don’t create 3-D effects, for example, using glitter or puffy paint
  • Don’t use other people’s artwork to create your own (magazine, stickers, ads or any other
  • copyrighted material)
  • Don’t fold your artwork; roll it up or keep it flat
  • Don’t forget to have fun!

Helpful Tips:
Your artwork will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Clear communications of the traffic safety theme
  • Originality
  • Visual design and composition
  • Story-telling ability (does your artwork tell a story?)
  • Must be enrolled in a Davis elementary school or a home-schooled student living in Davis.


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