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National Poison Prevention Week is March 17 - 23, 2013!
Rules and Guidelines for Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest - St. Louis
The Poster Contest is open to all students in kindergarten - 4th grade.
Posters must be at least 8.5” by 11” in size.
Any medium can be used: paint, crayon, markers, pencils, etc.
Posters must be received by Friday, March 1.
Posters from your school may be sent together. Posters can be mailed or hand delivered during business hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) to:
Missouri Poison Center
7980 Clayton Road, Suite 200
St. Louis, MO 63117
Posters will be judged on creativity, originality, neatness and poison prevention message.
There is not a specific theme other than overall poison prevention. Examples of past posters can be found at the right
Poison prevention lessons and activities will help spark the students' imagination and creativity. Poison Prevention Education Lesson Plan
All posters will become the property of the Missouri Poison Center and will not be returned.
One poster will be selected as the overall Grand Prize Winner. Four runners-up (one winner from each grade level) will be selected as 1st place winners. Six posters will be selected as Honorable Mentions.
The winning posters and honorable mentions will be displayed at SSM Cardinal Glennon during Poison Prevention Week.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive a one-year family membership to The Magic House-St. Louis Children’s Museum, a Pointer’s Pizza party for his/her class, a Mr. Yuk t-shirt and surprise goodie bag.
The 1st Place Winners will receive a Ted Drewes Frozen Custard party for his/her class, a Mr. Yuk t-shirt and surprise goodie bag.
The Honorable Mentions will receive a Mr. Yuk t-shirt and a certificate.
On the back of each poster (making sure it does not bleed through to the front) please legibly print the:
• Student’s name
• Grade level
Printer friendly version of the 2013 Rules and Guidelines
* All other Missouri and Illinois schools are invited to enter the National Poison Prevention Week Poster Contest.
Visit the Poison Prevention Week Council web site for more contest details.
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