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Law Day Art Contest 2017

Sponsored by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section

For Law Day 2017, The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section (YLS) is sponsoring an art contest for Missouri elementary school students.  This year’s theme is on the equality and fairness of rules and laws.  The contest entries are due on March 8, 2017.

The Big Ideas Found in the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights

One of the most important ideas in our United States Constitution is that all people need to be treated fairly, regardless of what race they are, whether they are a boy or girl, how much money they have, or how smart they are.

  • What does it mean to you be treated fairly?
  • What does it mean to be fair in the classroom?
  • What does it mean to be fair on the playground?
  • How does your school try to make sure everyone is treated fairly?
  • What are some examples of people being treated fairly?
  • What are some examples of people being treated unfairly?
  • What can you do to make sure people are treated fairly?
  • Who are some people who make sure people get treated fairly?

Contest rules

The art contest has two divisions, Kindergarten-Grade 2 and Grades 3-5. All mediums of art will be accepted including pencil drawings, water colors, oil paints, pen and ink, etc. Entries should be no smaller than 8” x 10” and no larger than a standard poster board.

  • Entries must be received by March 1, 2017.
  • Please include the entry form on the back of the entry.
  • Entries are limited to one per student in each contest.
  • Entries will not be returned unless requested prior.

All entries will be judged based on originality and interpretation of the theme. Winners will be announced by March 15.  The winners and their teachers will be honored at The Missouri Bar Outstanding Citizens luncheon on April 17. The winning entries will be posted on The Missouri Bar’s website. Winning entries also will receive a certificate.  All teachers who have their classes participate in the art contest will be entered into a drawing for gift certificates.

For more information, please go to www.missourilawyershelp.org.

Mail entries to:

FedEx or UPS
Law Day Art Contest
The Missouri Bar
c/o Millie Aulbur
326 Monroe
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Law Day Art Contest
The Missouri Bar
c/o Millie Aulbur
P.O. Box 119
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Questions should be directed to Millie Aulbur, director of citizenship education for The Missouri Bar, at milliea@mobar.org.

Past Law Day Art Contests

2016 Law Day Art Contest

2015 Law Day Art Contest

2014 Law Day Art Contest

2013 Law Day Art Contest

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