©2016 | Texas Association for Pupil Transportation
Keith A. Kaup -
Guidelines, Specifications, & Regulations
Who May Enter:
Students from public, private, or parochial schools in the following Grade/Division levels:
Division I: Grades K, 1, & 2
Division II: Grades 3, 4, & 5
Division III: Grades 6, 7, & 8
Division IV: Special Needs
Division V -
(Divisions V is eligible for competition within their division, but not eligible for overall "National Winner".)
The theme for the 2015-
Theme: "#Stop On Red!"
This theme must appear prominently within the poster. The contents of the poster must correctly depict safety-
Originality of the Poster:
The poster must be the original work of the student. Artwork should be accomplished in the classroom, under the supervision of the teacher.
The posters may be constructed of quality tag, poster illustration board, or heavy paper: construction paper may be used as the base for the artwork, etc., but the finished product must be mounted to quality tag poster.
NO LAMINATION is permitted.
11” X 17” only; either Vertical or Horizontal Axis is Permitted.
Artwork (Content of Poster):
Methods of achieving colors and other aspects may include print, felt pen, crayon, cut paper, markers, etc. Lettering must be original, free-
AVOID the use of: wood, plastic, glass, metal. or similar materials in the construction of the poster.
AVOID the use of collage materials.
AVOID the use of copyrighted characters such as cartoon figures, television celebrities, or any part or portion of any item which may be protected by Copyright laws, such as magazines, newspapers, books, photographs, etc.
The personal information of the student contestant must appear as follows:
STUDENT’S NAME: _________________________________________________
GRADE: _________ AGE: _________
DIVISION: (Circle Appropriate DIVISION) I II III IV V
SCHOOL DISTRICT: ________________________________________________
SCHOOL: _________________________ TEACHER: _____________________
SCHOOL ADDRESS: _________________________________________________
CITY: _________________________ ZIP: _____________
SCHOOL TELEPHONE NUMBER: (_______) _______ -
This information must be typed or clearly printed on the entry blank and securely glued to the REAR of the poster.
ATTENTION: Please accurately follow all requirements and restrictions, as failure to do so will subject the entry to disqualification. All winning regional entries become the property of The Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (T.A.P.T.) which reserves the right to modify any poster for reproduction purposes.
Posters may only be submitted as entries to the state contest by one of the affiliated chapters of TAPT. Entries will not be accepted for the state contest by individual schools or districts.
Various methods of determining levels of winners may be established at district discretion. A suggested progression of selecting winning entries would be to judge winners at each campus, followed by district-
DEANNA WIGGINS, SAFETY POSTER CHAIRPERSON
C/O SPRING BRANCH INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION
1066 GESSNER BLDG. B
HOUSTON TX 77055
Office: (713) 251-
Please encourage enthusiastic participation in this educational contest.
Note: It is not required that the posters be produced during the National School Bus Safety Week Campaign; the primary goal is participation in time to achieve completion for the various levels of judging.
In each division: 1st Place -
Overall first place winner: $500