Kid's Poster Contest

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:45pm to Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 6:00pm

The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe will be holding a poster contest for Truckee/North Tahoe children, K-5th grade, for the upcoming Be Kind to Animals Week, May 6-10, 2019.  Entries must be received by 6:00pm Thursday, May 2nd. Entries can be dropped off at the Town of Truckee Animal Shelter/HSTT, located at 10961 Stevens Lane, Truckee, during business hours Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm. Students can create any drawing they would like centered around the theme ‘Be Kind to Animals’.

Children are welcome to stop by the shelter to pick up two sheets of 11" x 17" poster paper.

We will select contest winners in each of the following categories:
K-1st grade
2nd-3rd grade
4th-5th grade

Winners in each category will win an HSTT t-shirt of their choice OR an HSTT hat. We will also invite all winners to a photoshoot with staff, which will be featured on our social media sites. The winner’s posters will also be hung in the main lobby for the rest of the month. All posters will be hung in the HSTT education and training room for May 6-10, in celebration of Be Kind to Animals Week. Winning posters will be announced May 3rd via email, Facebook and Instagram.

1. Poster size is 11” by 17” horizontal or vertical.
2. Use any medium such as markers, paint, colored pencil, or crayon. Please no pastels.
3. Do original work; no tracing, group work or computer generated art.
4. Students may submit one entry.
5. Each entry must have the child’s name and grade level written on it in order to be entered in the contest.
6. Winners will be chosen based on how their art relates to the theme, creativity, and neatness.
7. All entries will become property of the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe, where they may be displayed.