2017 SADD Alberta

Liquor Bag Contest

 SADD Alberta is pleased to announce the 2017 Liquor Bag Contest,
working in partnership with the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

We are encouraging Alberta students to submit their best designs for a chance to win some great prizes!
Good luck, have fun and remember … Friends Don’t Let Friends Drink & Drive! 

Printable Rules and Student Entry Form (PDF)

Who Can Enter?
The Liquor Bag Contest is open to any Alberta student currently in Grade 1 to Grade 12.

Entry Categories
There will be three categories for liquor bag design entries:

Category 1:  Grade 1 to Grade 6
Category 2:  Grade 7 to Grade 9
Category 3:  Grade 10 to Grade 12 

Prize Classifications
Prizes will be awarded to the student artists for the top designs in each of the 3 categories.
An additional “Overall Winner” will also be selected from all submissions.
Winners will choose a gift card from a selection of retailers that will be provided to them.

Category 1
(Grades 1 to 6)

Category 2
(Grades 7 to 9)

Category 3
(Grades 10 to 12)

Best Overall Design

First Place
$200 Gift Card

First Place
$200 Gift Card

First Place
$200 Gift Card

WINNER

 

$500 Gift Card

Second Place
$150 Gift Card

Second Place
$150 Gift Card

Second Place
$150 Gift Card

Third Place
$100 Gift Card

Third Place
$100 Gift Card

Third Place
$100 Gift Card

 

Theme
Student designs must contain images and/or messaging relating to the prevention of, or the risks associated with, driving while impaired by alcohol (i.e. drinking & driving) to participate in this contest.
Designs and messaging that are applicable throughout the year are recommended.
Submissions targeted to a specific event/holiday season (Christmas, etc.) will also be accepted.

Design Requirements
All submissions must be created on the SADD/AGLC paper liquor bags provided to schools.
All submissions must be the sole work of the student. (We understand that planning and encouragement may come from teachers, parents or friends however, all entries must be completed only by the students’ hand).
Entries are to be created by an individual student (not a team or group).
No commercially created or sponsored entries will be considered.
No part of the entry design or message shall be copyrighted material, trademark material, etc. This includes images, photographs, clip art, etc. Entries that include copyright material(s) will not be accepted.
Only designs on the front of the bag will be considered for judging (pre-printed side with logos, etc.).
No student information should be present on the liquor bag itself, other than the name of the school.
All student information must accompanied by a completed Student Entry Form.
All entries by students under the age of 18 must include a parent/guardian signature on the entry form.
All entries must reflect the contest theme and be appropriate for further distribution.

Submission Eligibility
Each school may submit up to 3 liquor bag designs PER entry category.
The physical liquor bag with the student design on it must be mailed to SADD Alberta (a return envelope will be included with your liquor bag shipment for this purpose).
Entries should be submitted without damage to the liquor bag, with minimal folding to fit the return envelope.
Each entry MUST be accompanied by a completed “Liquor Bag Contest Student Entry Form”.
Submissions with incomplete Student Entry Forms will not be considered.
Parent/Guardian signatures are required for participants under 18.
No digital or online submissions in any form will be considered (including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc).
No part of the entry design or message shall be copyrighted material, trademark material, etc. All artwork must be original to the student. This includes images, photographs, clip art, etc. Entries that include copyright material(s) will not be accepted.
SADD Alberta is not responsible for any damage resulting from the shipping process.

Judging Criteria
Entries will be judged by members of SADD Alberta and the AGLC.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

   o    Overall theme incorporation
o    Visual effectiveness
o    Originality

SADD Alberta reserves the right to not select a winning entry based on the discretion of the judging members.

Additional Information
SADD Alberta reserves the right to revise or cancel the contest at any time without notice.
All entries become the property of SADD Alberta and may be reproduced in full or in part.
All entries may be edited by SADD Alberta to incorporate slogans, logos, etc. as required for printing and distribution.
Any or all of the winning liquor bag designs may be reproduced by SADD Alberta for future promotions.

Important Dates
Entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2017. No late or incomplete entries will be considered.
Winners will be announced by March 31, 2018.

Mail your contest submissions to:

SADD Alberta 
Liquor Bag Contest
PO Box 7220 Station Central
Calgary, AB  T2P 3M1


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