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First Flight Lions Club sponsors annual Peace Poster Contest

The First Flight Lions Club will again sponsor the Lions International Peace Poster Contest for students who are ages 11, 12 or 13 on November 15, 2020. The theme of the 2020-21 Peace Poster Contest is “Peace Through Service.”

Artwork must be no smaller than 13 by 20 inches and no larger than 20 by 24 inches and cannot be framed. Only one entry per student is allowed. All media is accepted. Chalk, charcoal and pastel entries should be sealed, but do not laminate.

Three dimensional entries will not be accepted and nothing can be glued, stapled or attached to the artwork. The use of lettering or numbering on the front of the poster is not allowed. Artist signature should be on the back of the poster. All artwork should be done on a flexible material that can be rolled for shipping.

Participants must agree to allow Lions Clubs to use their names, photographs and artwork for promotional and publicity purposes.

To view previous winning entries in the Lions Peace Poster Contest as well as a video, go to https://www.lionsclubs.org/en/start-our-approach/youth/peace-poster#contest.

One international grand prize winner will be awarded a cash prize of $2,500. The First Flight Lions Club will award a $25 check to the local winner. There are also district and state cash prizes.

This year, winners will be selected from the Dare County public and private schools and from entries by home schooled youth. Judging will continue for district and state awards.

All entries must be turned in to the First Flight Lions Club by Friday, October 23, 2020 to be judged. For information, call 252-599-7971 or 252-202-2330.

The annual Peace Poster Contest allows young people to express their visions of joy, hope, kindness and peace. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest non-governmental service organization.

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