United Nations Day Contest



3 Categories: Artwork, Essay, Website

3 Prizes per Category: $2000, $1000, $500

3 Chances to Win!



Deadline: OCTOBER 13, 2017 - 5pm



How to Enter:

To enter, please complete a copy of the Entry Form for each submission. This contest is only open to UMSL students, and the entry form will require you to log in using your UMSL Google Apps credentials. Please refer to this page for more information on Google Apps at UMSL.

You may submit one entry per contest category.

Please note the different labeling and formatting requirements for submissions in each category explained below and in the entry form. 



Judging:

Entries in each category will be judged according to the criteria listed below.


Artwork entries:

Purpose: Entries in the artwork competition should draw attention to and promote the celebration of United Nations Day as a world holiday.

Criteria: Artwork will be judged on the following:

Submission: Please complete a copy of the entry form for all submissions.

Please bring your original artwork to 304 SSB by the contest deadline. Please note that the office is only open 9-5, M-F.

Please label your original artwork only with a title. Enter the title and a short description (100 words or less) of your in the appropriate field on the entry form. The description is only for purposes of identification and will not be judged as a component of your work.


Essay entries:

Purpose: Entries in the essay competition should draw attention to the UN, its history, its mission, and its role in the world.

Criteria: Essays will be judged on the following:

 Submission: Please complete a copy of the entry form for all submissions.

Please upload your essay as a PDF using the entry form.

All essay submissions must include a cover page with the following information:

Essay Title
Name
UMSL Email
UMSL Student ID #

Do not include any identifying information on any pages of your entry except for the cover page.


Website Design entries: 

Purpose: Entries in the website design competition should inform and educate the audience about United Nations Day.

Criteria: Websites will be judged on the following:

Submission: Please complete a copy of the entry form for all submissions.

Please enter the URL of your website in the appropriate field on the entry form. Your website can be hosted anywhere, but it cannot be modified after submission.

Do not include any personally identifying information on your website entry.



Other Information:

Each category must have a minimum of three submissions for judging to proceed. Once the minimum number of submissions is received, each category will be judged by a separate panel of at least three judges. If fewer than three submissions are received for any category, the judges for that category may award prizes to any entries deemed worthy of recognition.

The winners will be announced to all entrants via email and social media after judging for all categories has been completed. 

You will need to fill out a separate entry form for each submission, one for each category.

For further information on this contest, please contact the contest coordinator:

Matt Lockaby
304 SSB
314-516-7195