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Enter to Win the NYC DOE Energy Conservation Calendar Contest!

For the second year, the NYCDOE is conducting an energy conservation artwork contest. This competition is open to all NYCDOE schools from all grade levels (K-12). Fifteen pieces of original art will be selected that best illustrate how energy can be saved through efficiency and conservation in our schools. The goal of the contest is to create a dialogue and encourage students, teachers, and administrative staff to save energy through art. A twelve month calendar will be produced with two runner ups, a winner for each month of the school year, and a Grand Prize winner for the calendar cover.  Prizes include iPads, Nooks, and a laptop.

The final art work will be selected based on the design's message, subject relevance, and artistic originality.

Contest Rules:

1.        All entries should be submitted on an 8.5 x 11 standard white paper.

2.        All entries must have clearly written on the back: student name, grade level, and school name. Entries missing or with illegible information will be disqualified.

3.        All entries must be submitted with a completed and sign Release Form (attached).  Entries missing the release form will be disqualified.

Special thanks to DCAS Energy Management Office for funding the competition.

All entries should be submitted to Lily Shames, Deputy Director of Optimization at 44-36 Vernon Blvd. 5th Floor, Long Island City, NY 11101 no later than January 25, 2013. For questions, contact Lily Shames at lshames@schools.nyc.gov.