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CCEW 2021 Illustrated Poem Contest

Aspiring scientist from grades K-12 can submit an illustrated poem using the CCEW theme, "Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry," for consideration to the Central Arkansas ACS Section.

Winners of the Central Arkansas Local Section’s Illustrated Poem Contest will advance to the National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to be featured on the ACS website and to win prizes!

Submissions are due to the Local Section by Sunday, April. 25th at 10:59 PM and must be submitted via the ACS online submission forms which can be found on our website under the Events tab.

Poems should be no more than 40 words and in the following styles to be considered:


Possible topics related to the theme include:

Glue Slime Tape Adhesives

Geckos Polymers Adhesion Cohesion

Entries will be judged based upon relevance to and incorporation of the CCEW theme, word choice and imagery, colorful artwork, adherence to poem style, originality and creativity, and overall presentation. •All entries must be original works without aid from others. Poems may be submitted by hand on an unlined sheet of paper not larger than 11” by 14” or scanned and sent via email. Illustrations may be created using crayons, watercolors, other types of paint, colored pencils, or markers. The illustration may also be electronically created by using a digital painting and drawing app on a computer, tablet, or mobile device.

Only one entry per student will be accepted; all entries must include an entry form. If the illustration is created using a digital painting or drawing app, the name of the program must be included on the entry form.

For more entry rules, visit our event page.

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