Contests

1The César E. Chávez Leadership Conference sponsors an annual Art, Poetry and a Video Contest. All students from the participating high schools may enter each contest with one entry. Winners will receive prizes, have their name published in the conference program and be acknowledged the day of the conference with a plaque. First place is $250, Second place is $200, Third place is $150, and Honorable Mention is $50.

The rules for the art, poetry and video contests are outlined below. All contest entries must follow contest rules and guidelines to be considered for the competition.

All entries must be postmarked by January 20, 2017.

Submit your works to:

Hector H Hernandez
Art and Culture Services
4047 SE Brooklyn St.
Portland, OR  97202

Questions?

Contact:
Seth Tucker
NW Regional ESD
stucker@nwresd.k12.or.us
(503) 614-1490 (office)


Art Contest

The art contest is open to all students whose school is participating in the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference.

There are two different types of artwork that may be submitted:

1. Drawing: A pencil or ink drawing that depicts the theme of this conference or is related to Cesar E. Chavez .

2. Illustration: A colored illustration of the theme for this year’s conference and of Cesar Chavez. This may be done in colored pencil, acrylics, oil pastels, watercolors or oil.

Requirements:

  • The artwork submitted must be related to Cesar E. Chavez or his spirit, legacy, work, etc.
  • All work submitted must be the artist’s original work and created by the student’s hand. Computer-generated work will not be accepted.

  • All work must be mounted and ready for display. It must be mounted on a matt board or a display board.

  • All work must not be smaller than 8” x 10” or larger than 11” x 14”.

  • Your artwork must have a title and be signed by the artist

  • No inappropriate language, negative connotations, guns/weapons, etc.


Poetry Contest

The poetry contest is open to all students whose school is participating in the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference.

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Possible topics:

  • What does the life of Cesar E. Chavez mean to my community and me?

  • How can Latino youth carry on the work of Cesar E. Chavez? How do we keep his spirit alive?

  • What qualities of Cesar E. Chavez do you most admire?

  • How can we improve the quality of life for Latinos?

  • How can we live/lead by the example of Cesar E. Chavez?

Requirements:

  • All work must be original.
  • Poem may be written in either Spanish or English.

  • Poem must be related to Cesar E. Chavez

  • Poem must be hand-written or typed.

  • Poem must be mounted on a matt board or framed and ready for display.

  • Your poem must have a title and be signed by the writer

  • No inappropriate language, negative connotations, guns/weapons, etc.

  • Poem must be at least 150 and no more than 250 words.


Video Contest

The video contest is open to all students whose school is participating in the Cesar E. Chavez Leadership Conference.

Video Requirements:

  • Create a short video showing us what you are doing in your school or community to express the legacy of Cesar E. Chavez and how can his legacy be translated in your everyday life?
  • All work must be original
  • No guns/weapons, inappropriate language, negative connotations against any other student, group or school
  • Minimum video time: 1 minute and 30 seconds, Maximum video time: 2 minutes and 30 seconds
  • All footage, including music, photos and sound, must be original material or proper legal permission must be obtained from owner of copyrighted material
  • Do not promote businesses and/or any business content/products (i.e. logos, brands, etc.)

Submission Rules:

  • Videos must be submitted in one of the following formats (keep original version): disc (CD), USB drive, .wmv, .mpg, .mp4. Entries will not be accepted if damaged or if unable to view due to technical errors.
  • Limit of one entry per student, friends may help but only one prize will be awarded for the video
  • Submit complete CECLC Video Entry Form (clearly stating video title, student directors’ name and name of the school)
  • Submit complete CECLC Video Release and Permission Form (with required signatures)