Entries must be postmarked or uploaded by March 15, 2023.
Draw a picture and show Keep Delaware Beautiful and DelDot how you can help keep our state clean and green, maybe by recycling, composting, planting trees or picking up litter, or your own creative way. The best posters from grades K-8 will be featured on the Keep Delaware Beautiful (KDB) web page. Get to work now!

The Keep Delaware Beautiful Poster Contest is brought to in partnership with DelDot.

Eligibility: The contest is open to Delaware students only (Grades K to 8), enrolled in a Public or Non-Public School, Charter School, or Home School Program. 27 Prizes: All winners will be featured on the KDB website and social media. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners at each grade level. 1st Place will receive $100 Visa gift card and litter pick up kit. 2nd Place will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card and litter pick up kit. 3rd Place will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card and litter pick up kit. Winners will be notified and invited to an event.

Entry Requirements: All posters must be either drawn on standard 8.5” x 11” white paper (no lined or colored paper will be accepted) or digitally designed. Your poster must support the contest theme. Please include a title and brief summary explaining your artwork. Pencils, crayons, pens, markers, paint, digital mediums or chalk may be used (chalk entries should be sprayed to prevent smearing). No photographs may be used. Each student may submit only one entry and each entry must be the original work of only one student. All entries must clearly state: student’s name, address, phone number, grade level, school name, title of work, and brief description of design in the upload of digital entries or on the back of artwork. All entries must be postmarked or uploaded by March 15, 2023. Rules and prizes subject to change without notice.

Judging: Entries judged on originality, expression of the theme, “Show Us How You Can Keep Delaware Beautiful” and artistic merit. It is important that the entry selected meets all the requirements listed above. General Information and Conditions: No entries will be returned. By entering the contest, participants agree to allow their names, photo, and copies of their work to be used for publicity purposes. All entries become the property of KDB. KDB is not responsible for entries damaged, destroyed, or lost before the judging process. Participants accept all responsibility for late, lost, or misdirected mail. Entries sent with insufficient postage will be disqualified. Any entrant missing the deadline will be disqualified. The contest may be cancelled at any time without notice. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges. Immediate family members of KDB and DelDot employees are not eligible to participate.

Questions: Contact Keep Delaware Beautiful at info@keepdelawarebeautiful.com

Options for submission:
Mail to: KDB Poster Contest, 1101 Lambson Lane, New Castle, DE 19720 or
Complete the form below and upload your work. Please be sure to include your name in your file name.