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Pro-Life Poster and Essay Contest 2022 - 2023
Picture of Prolife Poster and Essay Contest Chairman
Gary W. Cloninger, FN
State Life Director
Email: LIFE@kofc-wa.org
Phone: (360) 618-2099

"Culture of Life Poster and Essay Contest Rules For 2022/2023"

 

 

 

Washington State Knights of Columbus

2022 - 2023 POSTER CONTEST

THEME: "Reach Out with Love for Mom and the Pre-born "

As the student creates their poster, they should demonstrate how much they appreciate the importance of all of the aspects of human life. Below are some suggestions to consider when making their poster. They should be creative and try to expand on the suggestions or develop their own ideas relative to                   

 "Reach Out with Love for Mom                     

and the Pre-born ".

It's all up to them.

  • Some ideas can be oriented around babies in the womb.
  • Some ideas can be oriented around small babies

·         REMEMBER TO FOCUS ON "Reach Out with Love for Mom and the Pre-born "

·          Poster Contest Divisions

Division 1 - Elementary Students Including Home Schooled Grades 1 & 2 Combined Division 2 - Elementary Students Including Home Schooled Grades 3 & 4 Combined Division 3 - Elementary Students Including Home Schooled Grades 5 & 6 Combined

Poster Contest Rules

  • Minimum Poster Size is 11 inches by 14 inches
  • Maximum Poster Size is 20 inches by 24 inches
  • Councils should encourage ALL students within their Parish, in each division, to participate
  • Councils should supply posters to ensure children meet size requirements
  • Acceptable media: crayons, colored pencils, ink, collage (pictures from photos, media or internet to demonstrate the contest theme), and paint
  • Media NOT acceptable: Charcoal, chalk, glitter, pastels, and black pencils
  • Posters MUST be clearly identified with five items on the BACK of the poster. Name MUST NOT appear on the front of poster

·         Student Full Name

  • Phone Number
  • Grade Level and School - Note Home School if appropriate
  • Council Number
  • Grand Knight

 

When and Where to Submit Posters

  • Your councils winning entry for each Division must be handed in at the Poster and Essay Contest Table at the State Convention near the registration table.
  • The judges selected for the State Convention Committee will judge the final posters.
  • Please contact Gary Cloninger, State Culture Of Life Chairman, at the State Convention for instruction on judging the posters.
  • We will judge the posters after the final session on Saturday afternoon and before Mass. The judging committee will meet outside of the conference meeting room.
  • The State convention is May 15-19, 2022.
  • For questions please contact:
  •       Gary Cloninger
  •       16318 74th.Ave N.W. 
  •       Stanwood WA. 98292: Email:life@kofc-wa.org

Prizes at State Competition

First place in each division will receive $100, second place will receive $50, and third place will receive $25. 


As the student writes their essay, they should demonstrate how much they appreciate the aspects of human life. Below are some suggestions to consider when writing their essay. They should be creative and try to expand on the suggestions or develop their own ideas relative to the beauty of life and why it is so precious. It's all up to them.

  • Some ideas can be oriented around families, Church and/or neighbors
  • Some ideas can be oriented around small babies or a fetus in the womb.
  • Some ideas can be oriented "If Unborn Lives Are Gifts From God" how should we treat them?
  • REMEMBER TO FOCUS ON THE THEME "Reach Out with Love for Mom and the Pre-born "
  •  Essay Contest Rules
  • One division of 7th & 8th Grade Combined
  • Councils should encourage ALL 7th and 8th Grade students within their Parish to participate
  • Legibly hand printed on college ruled paper, two sheets maximum.
  • Typewritten (computer or typewriter) with at least one-inch margins all around
    • Smallest font is 10 point. No fancy fonts
    • Single or double spaced, one page only
  • Essay Entries must be clearly identified with the following five items on a separate sheet of paper stapled to the essay. Name MUST NOT appear anywhere on the Essay sheets.
    • Student Full Name
    • Phone Number
    • Grade Level and School - Note Home School if appropriate
    • Council Number
    • Grand Knight

God Bless gary

Additional Resources

Marches for Life - Supreme Resource

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