Agricenter sets Feb. 28 deadline for poster entries
Students throughout Shelby County Schools, private schools, and home-school groups in grades three through eight are eligible to enter. Posters can be a maximum of 11 by 14 inches and should be done in markers, paint, pencil, or crayon; no 3-D artwork. Contrasting and bright colors are recommended.
The purpose of the contest is to promote the role and importance of agriculture. Students compete in three divisions:
- Third-fourth grades
- Fifth-sixth grades
- Seventh-eighth grades
The first-place winners of each division are awarded $100; the second-place winners , $50; and honorable mentions, $25. The first-place winners' teachers also receive $50.
All entries become the property of Agricenter International. For rules, the sign-up form, and this year's theme information, go to http://www.agricenter.org/postercontest.html.