Poster Contest

 Street Smarts Poster Contest


Entry Form for Poster Contest Here:  

Entry Form 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.

Save the Date: Winners will be announced at the 2017 Street Smarts Poster Contest Awards Ceremony to be held December 8th at 5 p.m. at the Davis Art Center. There will be 3 winners from each age category (K-3, 4-6, 7-9).

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Congratulations to 2015 Winners!

First Place Winners:

Aaron (Grades K-3)

1st Place Poster Contest Entry K-3

JayLeen (Grades 4-6)

1st Place Poster Contest Entry 4-6


Second Place Winners:

Vivek (Grades K-3) :

2nd Place Poster Contest Entry K-3

 Sierra (Grades 4-6):

 2nd Place Poster Contest Entry 4-6


Third Place Winners:

Ruby (Grades K-3)

3rd Place Poster Contest Entry K-3

Alden (Grades 4-6)

3rd Place Poster Contest Entry 4-6






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