"I Make a Difference" Teen Art and Media Contest 2018“I Make a Difference” Teen Art and Media Contest is all about showing the small and simple ways that youth (ages 12 to 21) make a difference in their home or community. IMD FlyerThis is an opportunity for youth to creatively express through words and images how they can demonstrate or present solutions for Reducing Waste. Show through creative ways and various media formats listed below how to reduce waste and conserve water and energy, both physically and aesthetically. Some ideas for artwork submissions:1. Create a video or art composition showing: changes people can make to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution2. Write an essay about taking specific actions towards sustainable gardening can save money, help the environment or propose alternative power sources 3. Draw or paint ideas for water conservation, including clean water for drinking and living, but also water used for irrigation and landscapes 4. Simple changes people can make to to help reduce waste5. Provide a slide presentation showing how you’ve personally made a difference in your community with a positive impact regarding those things described in the above mentioned Contest Entry FormsEach youth applicant must complete the terms and conditions form and Parental Consent if under 18.Parental Consent FormTerms and ConditionsMedia Categories and Artwork Specifications Sizes – please follow• Artwork, photos, 3-D pieces (up to 11”x 17” or 2’x 2’ x 2’) for 3-D pieces• Audio, videos, slide show (up to 2 minutes in length) - No more than 8 slides• Short story, essay, poems, (Up to one page, single spaced) Submit your entries via drop off to Youth Services or via e-mail to: IMakeADifference@slco.org or call 385-468-4500Applicants do not have to access to the Internet or Facebook accounts to upload artwork. You can drop off original artwork pieces for submission at Youth Services, 177 West Prices Ave.(3610 South) Salt Lake City during business hours of 8am-7:00pm M-FSubmission Dates: March 19-30, 2018 (online if scanned or digital format or drop off original artwork)Voting Dates: April 3rd - April 10th (online through Facebook)You Be the Judge: Voting Takes Place on Youth Services Facebook PageWinners will selected through online voting on the Youth Services Facebook Page. You may only vote one time per submission per day during this time on the artwork. In other words, multiple voting by one individual for their own artwork in one day only counts once. Winners will be announced and awarded at the Environmental Health Earth Day Celebration on April 20th from 10-11 am.Applicants who would like their artworks displayed must bring the originals to the front desk at Youth Services by March 30th at 5p.m. Please pickup originals at Youth Services after April 30th.Prizes. There will be 1st, 2nd, and
3rd place winners. Winners receive gift cards ($300 for first place, $200 for second place, and $100 for third), an iPod and prizes related to the theme.Winners will have their prize and certificates presented to them at the Environmental Health Earth Day Celebration on April 20 (10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m.) by County Official, in partnership with ShelterKids and Salt Lake County Youth Services. All artwork submissions will be displayed Environmental Health Department from 9am-3pm. The winners will be addressed and receive their awards at the Environmental Health Building located at 788 E Woodoak Ln, Salt Lake City, UT 84107.Attendee Invitation: Everyone who submitted artwork is invited to come to the Earth Day Celebration April 20th at the Environmental Health building to view their artwork on display and visit the many vendors onsite that day.
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