Youth Anti-Vaping Poster Design Contest

Did you know 1 of every 20 middle school students and 1 of every 5 high school students vape nationwide? Help Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County educate your classmates on the dangers of vaping! Not only could you win a gift card but the grand prize winner will have their poster mass produced and distributed to schools, organization, and businesses in Montgomery County. Use your creativity to help keep Montgomery County youth from vaping.

Official Rules

  1. Contest Dates
    • Entries will be accepted June 3, 2021 through June 24, 2021
    • Entry forms and designs must be completed and uploaded by June 24, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
  2. Entry Information:
    • There is no fee to enter the contest.
    • The contest is open to all youth ages 10 to 17 who reside in Montgomery County, Ohio.
    • Public Health employees and their families are not eligible to enter.
    • One entry per contestant.
    • ALL entries must be submitted by a parent or guardian and they must indicate during the submission process that both the contestant and the parent agree to the contest rules.
    • Entries must be submitted via the official submission form found online at
    • Entry must be a digital file uploaded via the submission form. Public Health will not accept a hard copy of the entry.
    • Public Health is not responsible for entries lost through the entry procedure.
    • Incomplete entries will not be judged. Contestants must provide name, email address, telephone number for the contestant/parent or guardian.
    • Public Health reserves the right to remove from the contest any submitted image that depicts illegal, unsafe, patently offensive, or otherwise inappropriate content, advertising, content implying Public Health’s support or sponsorship, or any other content that Public Health deems contrary to the goals and intent of the contest.
    • Any submission received after the entry deadline will not be eligible.

Contest Information

Designs/files must be submitted in a digital format (preferably jpeg). Drawings, paintings, etc. can either be scanned or photographed and submitted in a digital format. File size or image resolution should be high quality but not exceed 10 megabytes.
The design will be recreated in a format suitable for professional printing. Due to possible technical limitations, some portion of the design may need to be altered or omitted to accommodate the poster production process.
Entries will be judged based on how the image relates to the theme of anti-vaping among youth, visual appeal (quality and clarity), composition, and originality. Decisions of the judging panel are final, and scores will not be released.
Winners will be notified by email and/or phone and announced by Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County on its website and via social media.
Information contained in these official rules is for reference only and is subject to change. Public Health reserves the right to revise, amend, or repeal these contest rules at any time
One winner will be selected per age group:
  • Ages 10-11
    $100 gift card
  • Ages 12-13
    $100 gift card
  • Ages 14-15
    $100 gift card
  • Ages 16-17
    $100 gift card
  • Grand Prize Winner (one youth age 10-17)
    $200 gift card, design reproduced and distributed in Montgomery County.

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