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DART First State Transit Theme Poster Contest

Let's encourage today's students to learn more about Delaware's Public Transit System.
DART First State invites you to partner with us by having your students participate in our Annual Transit Theme Poster Contest.

THIS YEAR'S THEME: "Stuff The Bus, 25th Anniversary Logo Challenge". Every year DART partners with the Food Bank of Delaware for the annual “Stuff The Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive. Each year we aim to collect a generous amount of non-perishable foods to help Delawareans in need. This year we are aiming to collect 25 tons of food. Artists, we need your creativity for this year's poster contest, we want to encourage students to create a logo that illustrates and celebrates 25 years of Stuff the Bus. The logo must include the text "Stuff The Bus, 25th Anniversary" and DART's logo.

ELIGIBILITY: Children in Grades 6 through 12.

SCHOOL/ORGANIZATION ROLE: Conduct the poster contest and forward student posters to DART First State by mail for judging. Use the poster theme/contest in your curriculum and classroom work if applicable.

THE POSTER: The poster can be created using colored pencils, crayons, paints, markers and digital art. The poster size is to be on 8.5” x 11” paper. The DART logo must appear on drawings. All lettering must be legible, and words must be spelled correctly, even when used as a design element. Please include student name, address, age, grade level, school/organization name and address, teacher/advisor name, and contact information on the reverse of the poster artwork board.

DEADLINE: Please postmark no later than March 25, 2022.

JUDGING & AWARDS: DART will judge the entries for originality, theme presentation, and artistic quality. A First Place Winner will be chosen from each grade, and from those winners, a Grand Prize Winner will be selected. The Grand Prize Winner will have their poster displayed on all DART buses. All winners will receive an award certificate and gifts from DART and its business partners, and all the winning posters will be displayed on DART’s website, Each entrant will receive a certificate of participation. All artwork becomes the property of DART and may be used in future advertising or promotional materials with appropriate credit to the artist.

Thank you for participating in DART'S Annual Transit Theme Poster Contest.
For contest information, contact Joseph Lee at (302) 576-6143

Mail entries to:
DART First State Poster Contest
Marketing Department
119 Lower Beech St.
Wilmington, DE 19805