The 11th Annual
Express This! Contest

This year’s topic:
“What is Dating Violence?”


The Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence Inc. (SCCADV) is looking for creative works such as drawings, paintings, media, poetry, essays, and songs (see guidelines)

Participants are invited to the official prize ceremony, where works will be viewed, participants will receive certificates, and winners will be announced! Refreshments will be served. Past prize winners have received tickets to concerts, sporting events, and gift certificates from various electronic stores, restaurants, and other local businesses.



Submissions
Must be received by April 8th 2013
Download Submission form here.

ELECTRONICALLY:
http://www.sccadv.org
follow the link to Express This!

MAIL TO:
SCCADV
Attn: Education Department
P.O. Box 1269
Bay Shore, NY 11706





Guidelines
Download Full Guidelines Here

Download Guidelines Checklist Here

Please follow specific guidelines below for each category



I. FINE ART AND MEDIA

Sculpture, skits, paintings, drawings, collage, film, digital art, dance, mixed media, photography, original theater, public service announcements, short films will all be accepted.

-Theater, dance works, public service announcements and short films must be submitted on DVD

-Film/Media works (i.e. dance, drama performance, short film) must not exceed 15 minutes. Public service announcements must not exceed 2 minutes



II. CREATIVE WRITING

Written work, prose, poetry, and short story will be accepted.
PLEASE NO PLAYS

-Works must be 3 pages or less, typed, 12pt font Times New Roman, doubled space

-Items must be proofread for spelling and grammar




III. MUSIC

Instrumental music, vocal song, vocalizations, etc.

- All music must be submitted by CD

-Length must not exceed 10 minutes




All art works must be accompanied by a short descriptive paragraph about your work, which may include
ideas such as why you created this work, what materials were used, why you chose those materials etc.


Contact Toni Calabrese at SCCADV with questions at (631) 666-7181 or at t.calabrese@sccadv.org