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ICAW-International Compost Awareness Poster Contest

2015 wining poster(Picture: 2015 wining poster)

Deadline: 14 November 2016

Open to: anyone who wishes to share their artistic creativity to promote this year’s theme

Award: USD 500

Call for Entries

The International Compost Awareness Week Committee invites YOU to get involved in ICAW 2017. We’re looking for anyone interested in participating in our 15th Annual Poster Contest. The winning poster will be used to promote International Compost Awareness Week, May 7-13, 2017.

POSTER THEME: Compost! Healthy Soil, Healthy Food

The contest runs from September 1 until November 14, 2016 and is open to anyone who wishes to share their artistic creativity to promote this year’s theme. The winning poster will serve as the promotional piece to share nationwide the 2017 International Compost Awareness Week theme.  We invite municipal, facility or state agency representatives and industry professionals to join in the fun, along with students, youth groups, commercial composters, green industry businesses, gardeners, environmentalists, Everyone! Whether or not you have celebrated or been involved in ICAW in the past, we want you to participate this year.

It’s easy! Here’s the deal:

The poster contest winner will have his/her poster reproduced and distributed to thousands nationwide. It will be the official 2017 International Compost Awareness Week poster and featured on the CCREF website as well as on the US Composting Council website too. The winning “poster artist” will have his/her name posted on the CCREF website and will be included on all print material and in any press releases in association with our annual ICAW celebration.

The successful poster winner will receive a $500 prize. The three contest divisions are: grades 3-7, grades 8-12, and college – adult.

The contest begins on September 1, 2016 and continues until November 14, 2016.
The finalists will be announced on the CCREF website with online voting available to USCC members, CCREF’s sister organization.  

This is YOUR opportunity to display your creative talent and show your belief in composting and in the benefits of using compost!

This year’s registration form and rules can be viewed at Poster Rules and Application. For questions, please send an email to info@compostfoundation.org


International Compost Awareness Week is an annual multi-media publicity and education campaign that showcases composting and compost products, from backyards to large-scale composting facilities. 

Eligibility

The International Compost Awareness Week Committee invite municipal, facility or state agency representatives and industry professionals to join in the fun, along with students, youth groups, commercial composters, green industry businesses, gardeners, environmentalists. Whether or not you have celebrated or been involved in ICAW in the past, participate this year!

Award

- The successful poster winner will receive a USD 500 prize;

- The three contest divisions are: grades 3-7, grades 8-12, and college – adult.

How to apply?

In order to apply please filout the online application

Picture credit: ICAW

For more information visit the ICAW website