Poster Essay and Video Contest

Grab your pencils, markers, keyboards and video recorders. The Elks Drug Awareness Program offers contests for you to demonstrate your commitment to a drug-free life. The theme for the 2017-2018 contest is: “What Heroes Do”

Essay Contest

Rules
The contest is open to all 6th, 7th, & 8th grade students.

Participants must write their essay themselves, but they may get help from teachers, parents, or friends in the form of ideas.

Length: No longer than 250 words
Paper size: 8½” × 11″
Text: Typed, computer generated text, hand written or hand printed

Learn more about the Elks Drug Awareness Program Essay Contest for students in sixth through eighth grade at: elks.org/dap/essay.cfm

Poster Contest

Rules
The contest is open to all 3rd, 4th, & 5th grade students.

Poster paper: Ideally, posters should be submitted on 8½” × 11″ inch paper. However, posters submitted on paper up to 11×24 inches in size will be accepted. Please contact your local Elks Lodge for additional information, as some areas might have additional criteria.

Learn more about the Elks Drug Awareness Poster Contest for students in third through fifth grade, by visiting elks.org/dap/poster.cfm. Your artwork could end up in a coloring book, too!

Video Contest

Rules
The contest is open to three age groups, Pre-high school, High School and Post Graduates.
Participants may be an individual or group, the length of the video should be 2 to 5 minutes in length
and on a flash drive or similar “mobile” media in readable format. Please contact your local Elks
Lodge for additional information, as some areas might have additional criteria.

Learn more about the Elks Drug Awareness Video Contest, by visiting elks.org/dap/videoContest.cfm. Your video could end up on elkskidszone, too!

 Please check with your state association state drug awareness chair for your state’s rules and timeframe.