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CECLC Art and Poetry Contests

 

The César E. Chávez Leadership Conference sponsors an annual Art and Poetry Contest. All students from the participating high schools may enter each contest with one entry. Winners will receive prizes, have their name published in the conference program and be acknowledged the day of the conference with a plaque. First place is $250, Second place is $200, Third place is $150, and Honorable Mention is $50.

The rules for the art and poetry contests are outlined below. All contest entries must follow contest rules and guidelines to be considered for the competition.

All entries must be postmarked by December 15, 2017. 


Art Contest

The art contest is open to all students whose school is participating in the César E. Chávez Leadership Conference.

There are two different types of artwork that may be submitted:

1. Drawing: A pencil or ink drawing that depicts the theme of this conference or is related to César E. Chávez.

2. Illustration: A colored illustration of the theme for this year’s conference and of César Chávez. This may be done in colored pencil, acrylics, oil pastels, watercolors or oil.

Requirements:

  • The artwork submitted must be related to César Chávez or his spirit, legacy, work, etc.
  • All work submitted must be the artist’s original work and created by the student’s hand. Computer-generated work will not be accepted.

  • All work must be mounted and ready for display. It must be mounted on a matte board or a display board.

  • All work must not be smaller than 8” x 10” or larger than 11” x 14”.

  • Your artwork must have a title and be signed by the artist

  • No inappropriate language, negative connotations, guns/weapons, etc.

For official rules, please click here. Haga clic aquí.

Art entries must be mailed to address listed below.


Poetry Contest

The poetry contest is open to all students whose school is participating in the César E. Chávez Leadership Conference.

Possible topics:

  • What does the life of César Chávez mean to my community and me?

  • How can Latino youth carry on the work of César Chávez? How do we keep his spirit alive?

  • What qualities of César Chávez do you most admire?

  • How can we improve the quality of life for Latinos or seasonal farm workers?

  • How can we live/lead by the example of César Chávez?

Requirements:

  • All work must be original.
  • Poem may be written in either Spanish or English.

  • Poem must be related to César E. Chávez

  • Poem must be hand-written or typed.

  • Poem must be mounted on a matte board or framed and ready for display.

  • Your poem must have a title and be signed by the writer

  • No inappropriate language, negative connotations, guns/weapons, etc.

  • Poem must be at least 150 and no more than 250 words.

For official rules, please click here. Haga clic aquí.

Poetry entries must be emailed to CECLCartandpoetry@gmail.com by 5:00pm on December 15th, 2017.


 

Submissions should be mailed to:

Hector H Hernandez

Art and Culture Services

4047 SE Brooklyn St.

Portland, OR 97202

 

 

For questions, contact:

Seth Tucker

Northwest Regional ESD

stucker@nwresd.k12.or.us

(503) 614-1490

 

All entries must be postmarked by December 15, 2017.