The Nutrition Committee of the Arkansas School Nutrition Association (ASNA), in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), Child Nutrition Unit (CNU), is sponsoring the nutrition poster contest in honor of The American Dietetic Association’s National Nutrition Month®.
The theme for National Nutrition Month March 2013 is "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day." National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” is the nutrition poster contest theme for 2013. Contest rules, judging criteria, agreements and school/district judging information can be found in the 2013 Nutrition Education Poster Contest guidelines.
STATE LEVEL AWARDS AND PRIZES
A participation certificate will be given to each Division submission. See the“Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” Poster Contest Entry Form for Division breakdown by grades.
Five (5) Division winners will include a $50.00 cash prize and a trophy.
The Senior Division winner will receive a $300.00 scholarship.
The instructor/art teacher of each Division winner will receive an award of $100.00 to be used toward the purchase of classroom art supplies.
The Cafeteria Manager at the school of each winner will receive paid ASNA dues for the year 2013.
STATE COMPETITION ENTRY FORM INFORMATION –
DEADLINE MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
The “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” Poster Contest Entry Form must be completed and submitted to the ADE Child Nutrition Unit NO LATER THAN MONDAY, MARCH 18, via fax 501-324-9505, or mail to ADE Child Nutrition, 2020 West 3rd St, Suite 404, Little Rock AR 72205. This district entry form is required to ensure that all district level winning posters are received prior to judging.
STATE COMPETITION POSTER SUBMISSION INFORMATION –
DEADLINE FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013
Posters entered in the state competition should be delivered to the ADE CNU office at 2020 West 3rd, Suite 404, Little Rock, AR 72205, via US mail, delivery service, or in person, by FRIDAY, MARCH 29, for judging. Posters will NOT be picked up at the Educational Cooperatives.
All posters will be returned after judging. Prizes and awards will be presented during the month of May by the district’s Area Specialist. The winning posters will be lithographed, framed, and displayed in ADE, CNU and Arkansas School Nutrition Association facilities.
Poster contest winners from 2012, 2011, and 2010 can be viewed in the Nutrition News Special Edition (Volume VI, May 2012) Special Edition (Volume VI, September 2011) and Special Edition (Volume V, November 2010).