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KY Public Service Recognition Week - Poster Contest


Judging Procedure

Each poster must have a Certificate of Authenticity securely attached to the back of each entry. Posters without a Certificate of Authenticity will not be eligible for judging. Entries must be mailed or hand-delivered by Friday, September 9, 2016, to the Personnel Cabinet, Office of Employee Relations, Kentucky State Office Building, Third Floor, Frankfort, KY.

Entries will be judged by a panel of judges chosen within the Personnel Cabinet no later than Thursday, September 5, 2016. Six (6) judges will be selected from separate divisions within the Personnel Cabinet. Judges will sign a conflict of interest statement. Plus, the judges’ immediate family and/or direct descendants are ineligible to participate in the poster contest or receive an award. The awards will be presented at the Capitol Rotunda, Frankfort, KY (date to be announced). Beginning September 20, 2016 winners can be viewed here.  

 Judging Criteria

            • Clear message conveyed by text and artwork
            • Use of the theme "Public Employees - great people doing great jobs" 
            • Creativity, originality and artistic quality
            • Visual clarity-easily read
            • Bright and Colorful
            • All contest rules concerning format, medium, artist and certification are followed

Posters will be divided into age groups, ages 6-9, 10-13 and 14-18. The submitted posters will not be returned. The artwork will become the property of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet and may be displayed in publications and/or promotions.