Yearbook Cover Contest!
Tue, Oct 4 10:23am

Hello everyone!!


We are inviting all Chadbourne Elementary School Students (K-6) to enter their drawings in our Yearbook Cover Design Contest. 


The winning selection will be displayed on the front cover of our 2022-2023 yearbook. The top nine runners-up artwork will appear on the back cover of the yearbook.


All art work may be used as clipart in the yearbook.


First Prize:  Design featured on the yearbook cover and a  FREE yearbook


Cover theme : CLIMATE CHANGE


Contest Rules :

  • Art must be on a plain(unlined) 8.5x11” paper with vertical orientation.
  • Only 2-D artwork will be accepted (no pop-ups).
  • Please SCAN your artwork, DO NOT take a picture of it with your cell phone. Scans must be high resolution, preferably 300 DPI. Save the scanned file as a jpg, tif or PDF.
  • Artwork MUST INCLUDE:  
    • School name: Joshua Chadbourne Elementary School
    • School year: 2022-2023
  • Entries with abbreviations or spelling errors will be disqualified.
  • Only ONE entry per student. 
  • DO NOT sign your artwork. Write your full name and room number on the back of the artwork paper in pencil.
  • ALL WORK MUST BE ORIGINAL! Use of commercial or licensed characters, trademarks and logos, copyrighted or offensive material will disqualify your entry.
  • No Tracing is allowed 
  • Entries must be submitted to your student's teacher or emailed to no later than Friday, October 28th, 2022.
  • Late entries will not be accepted
  • Failing to follow the contest rules may disqualify your entry.


  • You can use any medium to design the cover: colored pencils, crayons, watercolors, markers, etc. 
  • Leave a ½” bleed border around the edge of your artwork. No text should be within ½” of the edges of the page.
  • Fill all the space with colors even the bleed border.
  • Use brighter colors and stay away from neon colors.
  • Remember that small writing and small pictures can be hard to see. Use the whole sheet of paper!
  • Neat and legible handwriting  is a plus.
  • Questions? email
  • All rules and guidelines are included in the attached PDF as well.

All the best and have fun !

Yearbook team