IAFP Tar Wars Poster Contest Criteria and Judging

The poster contest is designed to reaffirm the Tar Wars message learned during the live presentation. Students can choose to participate in this activity, with parent permission. 

Criteria and Rules

  • Only 4th and 5th grade students who have had the Tar Wars presentation are eligible to submit posters for the contest.
  • Posters must incorporate original and creative artwork. Depictions of copyrighted cartoon, video game, and movie and/or theme characters, television characters do not constitute creativity and originality.
  • Posters must deliver a clear and positive message about being tobacco free and avoiding e-cigarettes.

• Students should not write their name or other identifying information on the front of their poster.
• Students may use a variety of media, such as watercolor, pen and ink, crayon, markers, etc. Keep in mind that winning posters may be reproduced or reprinted, so clear artwork, with bright colors and easy to read messages are best.
• Computer clip art, pictures from magazines and other print media, or any other copyrighted brand or product images will not be accepted.
• Students may not work in pairs or groups.

Submitting Posters for the State Contest
Take a photo or scan your poster and submit it along with the required information using this online form.
The deadline is April 12, 2023
Questions: Contact Ginnie Flynn at [email protected]