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Peace Poster Competition

You can no longer buy Peace Poster kits

Peace Poster LogoThe Lions Peace Poster competition theme for 2019 -2020 is "Journey of Peace" Artists must be 11, 12 or 13 years of age to enter the International Competition.

This is an opportunity to encourage the young people in your local community to think about the importance of world peace, tolerance and international understanding, and to pass it on. Encourage these young people to share their unique visions with the world, through pictures.

This competition is an MD competition, as a District we also have a Junior Peace Poster competition divided into two age groups and also includes an award for computer aided design:

Kits for 2019-20 are now on sale and will cost approx. 14.00 including P+P from MDHQ, also be aware that there are rules in the pack solely for the use of the clubs and not to be handed over to the schools. Please also take out the information regarding the Essay competition before taking the packs to the schools.

The closing date for buying kits is: 1st October 2019


IMPORTANT

PLEASE, PLEASE, check the sizes of your MD Peace Posters, the minimum is:

13 inches (33 cm) by 20 inches (50.8 cm).

Please also check the rules of the competition. 

THE RULES IN THE PACK NEED TO BE READ before you approach the schools etc.

Please also take the time to read this web page regarding the rules of the competitions.


Rules

Please be aware that photocopies of the Winner stickers for the MD competition entries will be automatically disqualified as MD do not take photocopies. One Peace Poster kit needs to be purchased for every MD entry it is a MUST and only ONE from each school can be submitted. 

Please remember the Peace Poster design is wholly the creation of the students. 

Please consider entering the  ESSAY COMPETITION which has been set up by International, there is a new page to look at, so why not take a look and have a go. The closing date is the same as the Peace Poster. There are cash prizes for the Winners.

PeacePosterLogo The Lions Peace Poster competition theme for 2019-2020 is 'Journey of Peace' and Artists must be 11, 12 or 13 years of age on the 15th of November in the year of entry to compete in the International Competition.

This is an opportunity to encourage young people in your local community to think about the importance of world peace, tolerance and international understanding.  It also gives young people an outlet for artistic self-expression that can be shared with their local community and possibly the world. Clubs can encourage these young people to share their unique visions with the world, through pictures. Expression of theme, along with artistic merit and originality, are the three criteria that posters are evaluated on at all judging levels. On the District level, one poster is chosen to advance to the Multiple District, then the Multiple District chooses one poster to send to International Headquarters for the International competition. There are two levels of International competition: semifinal and final. 24 posters are selected for the final. The grand prize winner receives US$2,500. 

All posters must be no smaller than 330mm by 508mm and must be no larger than 508mm by 600mm. No collages are allowed, along with no numbering or wording to be on the poster in any language, nothing may be attached to the poster in any way, posters cannot be mounted on another surface or laminated.  As a guide, the preferred size is ISO standard A2 drawing paper which is readily available.  The Label, which is contained in the Kit, MUST be attached to the back right-hand bottom corner of the poster.  No photocopies are allowed.

Entries failing to meet specific contest rules and deadlines will be disqualified. The closing date for the Peace Poster is the 15th of November, the posters MUST be postmarked AT THE LATEST by the 15th of November. Any posters with later postmarks will be disqualified. If there is a problem PLEASE PLEASE notify the current officer or the Youth Chairman for advice.


To see a list of previous winners please visit Lions 106d Peace Poster Competition