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Pro-Life Poster and Essay Contest 2019 - 2020
Picture of Prolife Poster and Essay Contest Chairman
Ronald D. DeGroot
State Life Director
Email: LIFE@kofc-wa.org
Phone: (360) 704-8822

 

"Culture of Life Poster and Essay Contest Rules For 2019/2020"

  Washington State Knights of Columbus

2019 - 2020 POSTER CONTEST

THEME:  "UNBORN LIVES ARE GIFTS FROM GOD"

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 "Unborn Lives Are Gifts From God".  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 "UNBORN LIVES ARE GIFTS FROM GOD"

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 Ron DeGroot, 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. 

Prizes at State Competition

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

 

Washington State Knights of Columbus

2019 - 2020 ESSAY CONTEST

THEME:  "UNBORN LIVES ARE GIFTS FROM GOD”

 

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 "UNBORN LIVES ARE GIFTS FROM  GOD"

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

 

When and Where to Submit Your Winning Essay

Please arrange to have essays submitted to the local council so you can judge them

You must mail the winning entry (7th & 8th grade combined) to us by April 1, 2020.

Scanning the winning essay and emailing it to the Pro Life Couple is acceptable, but we must receive it by

April 1, 2020.

Ron DeGroot

3420 78th Ave. S.E.

Olympia, WA 98501

Email: life@kofc-wa.org

Prizes at State Competition

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

Additional Resources

Marches for Life - Supreme Resource

Email webmaster@kofc-wa.org