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2018 Ohio Severe Weather Poster Contest

From the State of Ohio, Ohio Committee on Severe Weather Awareness


Below: 2017 Overall State Winner:

2017 Overall State Winner


Who can participate: Grades 1 - 6 including home-school and special education/individualized instruction students.

About your poster: Poster entries must illustrate the theme of Ohio severe weather safety and include a written safety message. Posters will be judged on originality, effort and technical correctness.

Severe weather awareness posters must cover one of these categories: tornadoes, flooding, thunder & lightning storms, winter storms or extreme heat (heat waves).

Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by April 16, 2018.

Winners: Regional Winners (by grade level);  State Level Winners (by grade level);  Overall Statewide Winner (one selected).

Regional Winners and their families will be invited to attend the Ohio State Fair August 5, 2017 where the Statewide Winner will be announced.

Contest Rules: For complete contest rules, where to mail posters, and previous years regional and statewide winners see the State of Ohio, Ohio Severe Weather Awareness Committee web site Just for Kids section.

Best of luck!