The March 2001 poster contest is sponsored by the Nutrition Committee of the Arkansas School Food Service Association (ASFSA) in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education Nutrition Education and Training (NET) Program. The American Dietetic Association National Nutrition Month slogan, "Food & Fitness: Build a Healthy Lifestyle" is this year's theme. The theme must be on the poster to be considered for judging.
There will be a $50.00 student award for each state level winner, along with a trophy. An additional $75.00 award for classroom art supplies will be presented to the instructor/art teacher of each state level winner.
All posters should be ready for local school judging no later than March 1, 2001, with district judging scheduled prior to March 15, 2001. Winning school district posters for state competition should be delivered to the State Child Nutrition Office or to the area Education Service Cooperative, Teacher Center Coordinator by March 30, 2001. The Child Nutrition Staff will pick the posters up at the Education Service Cooperative starting April 2, 2001. All posters will be brought back to the Child Nutrition Office where they will be judged. In order for district winners to be considered for state competition the attached district entry form must be completed, and mailed or faxed to the Child Nutrition Office no later than March 23, 2001. Attachments to this memo are: Arkansas Nutrition & Training Poster Contest Rules and Entry Form.
Prizes and awards will be made during the month of May. Good Luck!