The Litter and Pollution Control Chairman, promotes the objectives of National Garden Club, Inc., to educate the public not to scatter trash on roadsides, parks, recreational areas and city streets; to stimulate the public to clean up existing litter, and by education, pressure of public opinion, law enforcement, and by example, to prevent future litter and pollution (anything marring the beauty of the landscape whether it be in the air or on the ground). Litter and Pollution is a challenge to be attacked by involving the total community.
To further this work in Oklahoma, a litter Control Poster Contest for students was initiated in 1964 to reach children during their formative years.
POSTER CONTEST TITLES
2016 – “Prevent Garbage Pollution”.
Division I – Kindergarten, Grades 1 & 2 Division II – Grades 3, 4 & 5 Division III – Grades 6, 7 & 8 Division IV – Grades 9, 10, 11 & 12 Division V – Special needs. Division VI – Senior Citizens
RULES 1. Poster Title changes yearly
2. Poster must be 11 x 17 inches
3. The design may be painted, water colored or crayoned, colored pencils, markers, cut-out pictures glued on construction paper, or drawings.
4. Poster must be the work of the contestant. 5. Label the poster with the appropriate year’s slogan
6. On Back (lower right corner) of poster tape a separate tag with the following information: Name, street, town, grade, division number school, parents’s name, Garden Club sponsor, & District.
CRITERIA FOR JUDGING
Story Told – 55 points Neatness – 30 points
Proper labeling – 15 points Total Points 100
Division I, II, III & IV: 1st $10., 2nd $7. 3rd – $5. Division V & VI: Certificates only
Deadline: March 5 – Posters should be mailed to State Litter and PollutionChairman Immediately after District judging.