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These kids work really hard on their posters and it shows. In the 2016-2017 school year the poster contest theme was "What I like best about my school..."

2016/2017 Poster Contest Award Winners

Poster Contest

Every year CAEOP hosts a poster contest just for elementary school students. The pride and joy that is shown on the winning student's faces is one that will melt your heart. This year's theme;

"Being Nice Matters" 

Poster Contest Criteria

Student posters were based on originality and creativity. Students had to follow the following guidelines to be considered a contender. 

  • Open to any student in Grades K-6 in a California elementary school. 
  • Posters should be on a 9x12 white construction paper ONLY.
  • Student should create posters using only original artwork and lettering illustrating the contest theme "What I like best about my school."
  • Students should use bold, bright, brilliant colors using colored pencils, pens, markers, water colors, chalk, acrylic paint or crayons. 
  • Posters should be drawn horizontally. 
  • No computer or trademark art, copyrighted characters, photographs, glitter, yarn, or fabric. No stenciled or manufactured stick-on or press-on letters are permitted. Doing so will disqualify the students work. 

2017/2018 Poster Contest Application


Categories: Grades K-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th

1st Place - $75     2nd Place - $50     3rd Place - $25


The following students were state winners for the 2016-2017 poster contest:

Grades K – 2

First Place – Kyleigh Wright

Second Place – Peyton Gardner

Third Place – McKay Pack


Grades 3 - 4

First Place – Andrea Gomez

Second Place – Aldo Elias

Third Place – Emmanuel Cardenas


Grades 5 - 6

First Place – Belen Beltran

Second Place – Jennifer Ontiveros

Third Place – Brooke Maxwell