Poster & Essay Contest

About the Contest


 The annual Dublin Pride Week Poster Contest is open to all K-12 students in Dublin.  This contest is a project of the Dublin Pride Week Committee and the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Dublin/San Ramon chapter. All Dublin students are encouraged to participate.  The contest will be held again in 2018.

2017 Poster & Essay Grand Prize Winners


  • Rhea John and Nishita Jaiswal, 6th Grade Fallon Middle School, were the 2017 Dublin Pride Poster Contest winners.
  • Mihika Sharma, 9th Grade Dublin High School student, was the 2017 Dublin Pride Essay Contest winner.
  • View the winning essays.
  • View the winning posters.

Essay contest details:
  
  • Entry levels are grades K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
  • The essay may be a maximum of 250 words for grades K-3 and 500 words for grades 4-12.
  • The essay may be hand written or typed.
  • Each essay submission must include the following: student’s full name, school name, teacher name, and grade level.
  • Essays must be turned in to the school office by noon on April 26 or to City Hall by noon on April 25.
  • Entries will be collected and judged by members of the GFWC Dublin/San Ramon Women’s Club.

Poster contest details:

  • Entry levels are grades K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
  • Any drawing or coloring medium may be used, strong colors are encouraged.
  • All drawings must be original, no pictures may be traced.
  • Maximum poster size is 11”x17”.
  • On the back of each entry, please print the student’s full name, school name, teacher name, and grade level.
  • Posters must be turned in to the school office by noon on April 26 or to City Hall by noon on April 25.
  • Entries will be collected and judged by members of the GFWC Dublin/San Ramon Women’s Club.

Prizes  

  • All entrants will receive a participation certificate.
  • The grand prize winner in both the poster and essay contest will receive a $100 gift certificate. The classroom teacher of each grand prize winner will receive $200 gift certificate to be spent at the teacher’s discretion.
  • First prize winner in each entry level will receive a $25 gift certificate for both the poster and essay contest.
  • Second prize winner in each entry level will receive a $15 gift certificate for both the poster and essay contest.
  • All prize winners will be recognized at a Dublin City Council Meeting in June.
01. Poster - Rhea John and Nishita Jaiswal GRAND PRIZE