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Student Art Social Media Announcement Image5th Annual Student Art Contest

Theme: “SunLine Buses are Important for the Coachella Valley and the Environment” 

As a leader in alternative fuel solutions, SunLine’s buses are all environmentally friendly. Our 5th Annual Art Contest is a way for our local youth to learn more about the advantages of clean energy and the public transit system. Enter a design for a chance to have your artwork on the side of a zero emission bus. Please read below for contest rules for each grade level:

CONTEST RULES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS (GRADES K-5TH) AND
MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS (GRADES 6-8TH):

• Artwork may include crayons, paint, markers, or colored pencils. No digital media accepted.

• Art should include buses and landmarks that are unique to the Coachella Valley (for example: windmills).

• The SunLine logo must appear on any drawings of buses.

• Artwork MUST include a written message about how public transportation improves the environment and should be incorporated into the design.

• All words must be spelled correctly.

• The back of the poster must include the following information and it must be legible: student’s full name, contact phone number, email address, grade level, school name, and teacher’s name.

• Each student may submit only one poster design. The design must be original work created by the student. The poster must measure 8.5 x 11” wide. The design should be laid out horizontally and submitted on regular paper or heavy paper such as poster or card stock.

NEW CATEGORY IN 2020!
CONTEST RULES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS (GRADES 9-12th):

• Artwork may be composed of digital media (photography, graphic design) or traditional artwork (paint, markers or colored pencils).

• Art should include buses and landmarks that are unique to the Coachella Valley (for example: windmills).

• The SunLine logo must appear on any drawings or photos of buses.

• Artwork MUST include a written message about how public transportation improves the environment and should be incorporated into the design.

• All words must be spelled correctly.

• The back of the poster must include the following information and it must be legible: student’s full name, contact phone number, email address, grade level, school name, and teacher’s name.

• Each student may submit only one design. The design must be original work created by the student. The design must measure 8.5 x 11” wide. The design should be laid out horizontally and submitted on regular paper or heavy paper such as poster or card stock.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SUBMISSION:

Submission: Upload artwork images at www.SunLine.org/studentart (see bottom of page) 

Keeping Artwork: All students MUST keep their artwork submission until the results have been announced. The finalists will be provided an envelope to mail their artwork to SunLine. This is a requirement to have your artwork placed on a bus or bus shelter.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

A winner will be determined from each of the grade level categories for a total of three (3) first place winners.

The first place winners will have his or her artwork fully wrapped on a hydrogen electric fuel cell bus. The winning entry will also be posted on SunLine’s website, SunLine.org, or other printed/ digital materials. The second and third place winners will have his or her artwork displayed at a local bus shelter in the Coachella Valley.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

All artwork becomes the property of SunLine Transit Agency and may be used for advertising, sales or promotional purposes that may include regional media coverage with appropriate credit to the artist. By entering the contest, you consent to have your name and photograph appear as one of the winners. To download the entries detail packet, click here.

For more information about the contest, please contact the Marketing Department by email at

studentart@sunline.org or phone 760-343-3456.

Visit SunLine.org/studentart for downloadable fact sheets and informational videos.

Be sure to follow us on social media, @SunLineTransit, for artwork inspiration!

Entries Due: K-8th Wednesday, June 10, 2020 and 9th-12th Monday, June 15, 2020 (extended deadline)  

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png.
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