Multimedia Contest Rules and Guidelines

KVNA Poster Contest Fair 2023.pdf

Click on the image for the printable contest flyer

Vote Local: Your Right, Your Power

Questions to ponder as you create your entry based on this theme:

You aren't required to answer these questions
but they may help you in addressing the theme in your creation.

✬ Our Local Governments: Fairbanks North Star Borough (includes the school district), City of Fairbanks, and City of North Pole
✬ Local Elected Officials: borough and city mayors, borough assemblymembers, city councilmembers, and school board members.
Local Government Services include schools, libraries, ball parks, soccer fields, public parks, swimming pools, Big Dipper, Birch Hill Recreation Area, Pioneer Park, Carlson Center, Chena Lakes, Tanana Lakes, city police, fire and ambulance services, local roads (including snow plowing), and more. Wow! Our local governments do a lot!

COMPLETE RULES AND GUIDELINES

GENERAL

TYPES OF ENTRIES

Poster: 

Video: 

Essay

Meme: 

ELIGIBILITY

The Kids Voting Multimedia Contest is open to all K-12 students within the Fairbanks North Star Borough. This includes students attending schools/homeschooling through schools that are not part of FNSBSD.

AGE GROUPS

Entrants compete in one of four-grade level groups: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

DEADLINE/SUBMISSION

All submissions are due no later than Wednesday, October 4th (the day after the local election). 

Include an electronic submission form or printable submission form with each entry. Submission details can be found on the form. 

JUDGING

Videos, Essays & Memes: 

A panel of judges chosen by KVNA will select the top three winners in each category and age group based on these rules and guidelines. 

Posters:

The public will get to vote on their favorite poster in each age group at our First Annual First Friday Poster Judging in cooperation with the Bear Gallery at Pioneer Park: October 6th from 5:00-8:00 pm. 

PRIZES

Prizes may include gift cards for various items.

SUBMISSION USES

Any and all submissions are the property of KVNA and may be featured in local news, on the FNSBSD website, Kids Voting North Alaska site and social media, and in various public forums around Fairbanks.