Who can participate in the poster contest?
All children between the ages of 9-14 may submit an entry.
Who is sponsoring the contest?
The contest is sponsored by the NYS Department of Health (DOH), in partnership with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Posters submitted will be judged on a state level only this year. A panel assembled by the Radon Program will conduct the judging.
Posters must be received no later than December 15th and state contest winners will be announced by January 1, 2015. The State winner and runner-up will be awarded gift certificates. Prize awards are: 1st place $100 Barnes and Noble gift card, 2nd and 3rd place entries a $50 gift card.
Send posters to: New York State Department of Health
Bureau of Environmental Radiation Protection
Corning Tower – Empire State Plaza
12th Floor – Room 1218
Albany, NY 12237
Entry forms must be attached to the back of the poster. Please disregard the statement at the bottom of the Artwork Submission Form regarding the National Poster Contest as no entries will be submitted.
Where you can find more information:
NYS DOH website: www.health.ny.gov/environmental/radiological/radon/poster_contest.htm
NYS DOH Radon Program: call 518-402-7556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for partnering with us to promote awareness of this important health issue. We look forward to receiving many wonderful posters.
Public Health Representative
NYSDOH – Radon Program