Celebrate The Family Poster & Essay Writing Contest

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The Celebrate the Family Poster and Essay Writing Contest was developed by the City's Healthy Cities Steering Committee for Chino Hills students grades K-8.The intent of this contest is to reinforce the benefits of family values and to celebrate the importance of family in our lives.

Contest Information:

  • Theme: "Together We Make a Family"
  • Entries are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize packages for each age category
  • Entry Form must be attached to the back of the artwork or essay


Poster- Minimum 8.5” x 11”, hand applied mediums (pens, crayons, paints, pencil)

  • Kindergarten
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 4-6

Essay- one page, typed, double-spaced

  • Grades 7-8

Contest Rules

  1. Participants in the kindergarten through grade 6 categories must submit a poster. Participants in the grade 7 & 8 category must submit an essay. Entries must comply with contest rules.
  2. Students who attend school in Chino Hills, or live in Chino Hills, may submit one entry per person.
  3. Entries will be judged in each category based on how they best express the theme "Together We Make a Family."
  4. The City reserves the right to reject any entry deemed not suitable for consideration.
  5. Submit entries to the Community Center, located at 14250 Peyton Drive,                 by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30.
  6. Contest winners will be recognized at the Tuesday, November 8 City Council Meeting.
  7. Contest winners will be invited to an Artist Reception at the Community Center on Thursday, November 17.
  8.  All submissions become the property of the City of Chino Hills. For more information, please call the Chino Hills Recreation Office at (909) 364-2700.