We are sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Contest rules here.  Entry Form here.
Contest Deadline: 22nd April 2020
Prizes: $50 gift certificate to ACS On-line Store
Contact: Sushila.kanodia@gmail.com/510-351-9922 (section office)
2950 Merced St #225, San Leandro, CA 94577
Winners of California 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 win prizes!

Write and illustrate a poem using the CCEW theme: “Protecting Our Planet
through Chemistry.”
Your poem must be no more than 40 words and in the following styles to be considered:
HAIKU – LIMERICK – ODE – ABC POEM – FREE VERSE – END RHYME – BLANK VERSE
Possible topics related to sustainable chemistry include:
BIODEGRADABLE, GREEN, CHEMISTRY, COMPOST, WASTE, ENVIRONMENT, MOLECULE,
PLASTIC, POLLUTION, RENEWABLE, RESOURCE, SUSTAINABILITY
Contest rules:
Entries will be judged based upon:
Artistic Merit: Use of color, quality of drawing, design & layout
Poem Message: Fun, motivational, inspiring about yearly
theme
Originality Creativity: Unique, clever and/or creative design
Neatness: Free of spelling and grammatical errors