Access Energy Poster Contest

Written by on January 8, 2013 in News

Access Energy Cooperative is pleased to announce  the 2013 Access Energy Poster Contest. This contest is open to all students in grades 1-6 in southeast Iowa schools, and is free to the participants.

The general purpose of this program is to increase students’ knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Details of the Access Energy Poster Contest

  • Deadline February 15m 2013
  • Two winning posters will be selected from each grade level. Winners will be forwarded to the Iowa Energy Poster Contest.
  • A certificate and a $50 savings bond will be awarded to each winner.
  • Winning posters will be featured on our website, in our newsletter, and at our annual meeting
  • All participants will receive a certificate


Poster should focus upon one either Energy conservation/efficiency or renewable sources of energy such as wind, biomass, or solar


Access Energy competition is open to all students in grades one through six in the following counties: Jefferson, Keokuk, Van Buren, Wapello, Washington, Henry, Lee, Louisa, and Des Moines. Iowa Energy Poster Contest is open to anyone in Iowa.

Criteria for Judging

  • Accuracy of Information: is the poster’s message factually correct?
  • Appearance and Creativity: legible writing, correct spelling, creative elements
  • Effectiveness of Message: does the poster educate the viewer on energy efficiency and/or renewable energy?
  • All entries must range between 11″ X 17″ and 18″ x 24″ (no matting), to be eligible for judging.
  • Entries may be in horizontal or vertical formats.

Specific Rules

  • Each student may enter only one poster.
  • Each student must create his or her own poster.
  • Posters may be created in any medium.
  • All entries will become the property of Access Energy Cooperative.
  • All entries must be submitted unfolded.
  • All entries must have a label located on the back lower right corner of the poster. On the label print or type the student’s:
  • Full Name, Mailing Address
  • Grade Level, School Name
  • Teacher’s Name, Principal’s Name
  • School Telephone, School Address

Submit Posters To

Poster Contest, Access Energy Cooperative, PO Box 440, Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

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