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The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Health and Nutrition Center (HNC) joins the Colgate-Palmolive Philippines Inc. (CPPI) in its bid to promote oral health awareness among school children aged six (6) to nine (9) years old through the Bright Smiles, Bright Futures' Poster Making Contest. This will be held from March 2 to April 30, 2012.
This Contest is open to Grades I to III pupils from all public elementary schools nationwide. Three (3) winners from each grade level will be selected at the division, regional and national levels. All school and student winners will be awarded prizes and certificates listed in the Table of Prizes under Enclosure No. 4. Check prizes will be named in favor of the students and the name of the school. Only National Winners' artworks will be included in the global art contest in New York, United States of America (USA).
For more information, interested applicants may contact Dr. Thelma C. Aljibe, Officer-in-Charge, Dental Services, HNC at telephone no.: (02) 635-9964 or at mobile phone no.: 0927-7965-711.
Bright Smiles, Bright Futures' Global Art Poster Making Contest Contest Rules and Regulations
Who may enter?
The contest is open to public school children ages 6-9 at time of entry. Employees of Colgate-Palmolive Company and their promotion and/or fulfillment agencies and immediate family members of these employees are not eligible.
Must artwork be original?
Yes. Artwork must be original, created by the student without assistance from others. Artwork cannot be copied or traced from a book or other material. Photos and computer-generated graphics will be disqualified.
What type/ medium of art entry is acceptable?
Black and white or color artwork depicting the theme " Why My Bright Smile Is Important" may be submitted: line drawings, crayon, paint, regular or colored pencil, acrylic pastel, magic markers, ink or any combination.
How should the entries be submitted?
Each entry must include a completed entry form and be mailed to Department of Education, Health and Nutrition Center, Meralco Ave., Pasig City. The entry form may be photocopied. Entries should be mailed flat or in mailing tubes. Entries must be received not later than April 3, 2012. Colgate-Palmolive Company is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected mail.
What size should the entry be?
Entries should be a minimum of 8 1/2 x 11 inches and cannot exceed 11 x 17 inches.
Will entries be returned?
No. Entries become sole property of Colgate-Palmolive Company and will not be returned.
How will the entries be judged?
Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, imagination, and best rendering of the theme "Why My Bright Smile is Important."
Colgate-Palmolive and Department of Education will choose 9 winners. These winners will be submitted to the Global Judging for final selection of the 12 global winners to be featured on the Global Calendar.
Decisions of the judges are final
How will the winners be notified?
Philippine Winners will be notified about 3rd week of June
How will the winners be notified?
Philippine Winners will be notified about 3rd week of June Global winners will be notified by mail about 2nd week of July
If my child should win, I agree to submit a photograph of my child to Colgate-Palmolive Company within 10 days of notification along with a completed "Winner's Biographical information form."
What are the requirements to enter?
By completing the entry form, entrants agree to the reproduction, use, display and exhibition of their artwork in the Global Calendar and traveling exhibit. Entrants also agree to use their name, photograph or likeness and personal information in advertising, promotional and publicity materials and the final calendar for global distribution.
What is the timetable?
Entry deadline: April 3 , 2012
Philippine Winners notified: 3rd Week of April,
Global winners notified: 2012 2nd Week of July,2012
For more information about the contest, contact Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures, Scientific Affairs Manger, Mr. Iam E. Guerrero at: (02) 802 78 64 or Department of Education Health and Nutrition BSBF OIC Dr. Thelma Aljibe at (02) 635 99 64.
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