Virginia Dominion Energy State Competition T-shirt Contest Criteria

The Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon is an annual competition where high school students work together as a team of five students to answer questions about natural resources. To showcase the current issue theme of the Envirothon; 9th-12th graders from around Virginia are invited to compete to design the T-shirt that will be worn at the 2020 Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon State Competition. Students are encouraged to submit a design showcasing the current issue theme- Water Resources Management: Local Control and Local Solutions. The winning entry will be used for the 2020 T-Shirt that teams will wear at the Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon State Competition. Student entries will be judged by Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts staff. The student with the winning design will receive $50.00 and two of the printed T-Shirts. This contest is open to public, private, or homeschooled students in grades 9-12. Submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:

*Design (cohesiveness of composition), expression (communicative quality), and originality (novel or unique solution).

Design criteria:

* Each design must illustrate either in pictures, words or both the 2020 current issue theme Water Resource Management: Local Control and Local Solutions

*Design is for the front of the T-shirt. The back will be designed by VASWCDEF staff to include the Dominion Energy Logo and Location of the event information.

*Entries should be submitted as a medium resolution JPEG or hard copy no larger than 8.5 x 11. Black and white design, NOT in pencil. The artist might be able to specify an appropriate background (shirt color), however it will depend on colors that are available.

*Only one entry per student. No entries will be returned Remember the winning design will be placed on the front of a T-Shirt. Try to keep this in mind when coming up with your design so it’s not too small or too large. Deadline for Submissions – March 27th, 2020.

Questions-Contact Bonnie Mahl, Education & Training Coordinator at Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation 804-559-0324