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Lions International Peace Poster Contest


Lions International Peace Poster Contest

Lions International Peace Poster Contest is an international contest that encourages children, ages 11 to 13, to creatively express what peace means to them. The 2023-24 contest theme is "Dare to Dream." This contest allows students to share their unique images of peace with others, so that we may all have greater tolerance and international understanding.


Theme: "Dare to Dream"

Contest Rules and Conditions:

Entries not meeting the rules and conditions listed below will be disqualified.

  1. The contest's theme is "Dare to Dream"
  2. Only a Lions club can sponsor the contest in a local school or organized, sponsored youth group, such as YMCA programs, Boys and Girls Clubs, Scouts, etc. Note: The contest cannot be held in youth groups that a Lions club sponsors, such as a Leo club or Scout Unit. However, individual members of those groups (such as Leos or Scouts) may participate if the contest is held at their schools or other organized youth groups.
  3. The contest is open to students who will be 11, 12, or 13 years of age on November 15, 2023. Eligible birth dates are November 16, 2009 through November 15, 2012.
  4. Artwork must be no smaller than 13 inches by 20 inches (33 centimeters by 50 centimeters) and no larger than 20 inches by 24 inches (50 centimeters by 60 centimeters). Do not mat or frame artwork.
  5. Only one entry per student per year, and each entry must be the work of only one student.
  6. All artwork must be the individual student's original creation. Duplications are not accepted.
  7. All media are accepted. Note: Chalk, charcoal, and pastel entries should be sealed with a fixative spray to prevent smearing. Do not laminate entries.
  8. Three-dimensional entries will not be accepted. Nothing may be glued, stapled, or attached to the artwork in any way.
  9. The use of lettering or numbering on the front of the poster, in any language, is not allowed. All artist signatures or initials should be written on the back of the poster.
  10. Artwork should be done on a flexible material so it can be rolled for shipping in a mailing tube. Do not fold the poster.

See Ms. Croom (Rm 122) for additional details.