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Tornado Safety Poster Contest

posted Jan 27, 2021, 10:02 AM by Nickie King


1. Any student in grades one through five enrolled in any Oconee County school is eligible to participate

Entries will not only be judged on the artistic aspect but must also emphasize the theme of TORNADO SAFETY by depicting proper protective actions. They will be judged on a basis of originality, impact, and effort. All entries should be submitted on regular poster paper; "standard 22" X 28" size". Please do not roll up posters for easier judging and display. Only one entry per student will be accepted. All entries received become the property of Oconee County Emergency Services

3. The poster must have the following information printed clearly on the back in pen: NameGrade Level, and School Name

4. All schools are encouraged to participate! However, any eligible student may submit an entry whether his or her school officially participates in this contest or not

5. All poster entries should be submitted to the school office by Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Winners from each grade level will be chosen by a committee of judges during the period of February 24 February 26th, 2021. Schools with winners will be notified during the period of March 1st-5th, 2021. Certificates and cash prizes will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday March 9th, 2021 starting at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers, masks will be required by all while within county buildings