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. 

Essay Contest Details:
  • The contest is open to all students in the City of Dublin.  Entry levels are grades K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12.
  • The theme of the essay this year is Every Action Counts.”  Please explain how every action you take to help in your community or to reduce your impact on the environment matters.
  • The essay may be a maximum of 250 words for grades K-3.
  • The essay may be a maximum of 500 words for grades 4-12.
  • The essay may be hand written or computer generated.  
  • Each essay must include:
    o Student’s First and Last Name
    o School Name
    o Teacher Name 
    o Grade
  • Essays must be turned in to the school office by noon on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  The entries will be picked up by members of the GFWC Dublin/San Ramon Women’s Club and taken for the judging process.  Entries may also be delivered to City Hall by noon on Wednesday April 18, 2018.
  • Please contact Valerie Barnes at 925-828-0231 or valeriebar7366@gmail.com if you have questions about the contest.
Poster Contest Details
  • The contest is open to all students in the City of Dublin.  Entry levels are grades K-1, 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12.
  • The theme of poster contest is “Every Action Counts.”
  • Any drawing or coloring medium may be used; strong colors are encouraged. 
  • Original drawings only: no pictures may be traced.
  • Maximum poster size is 11X17
  • Please print the following on the back of the poster:
    o Student’s First and Last Name
    o School Name
    o Teacher Name 
    o Grade
  • Posters must be turned into the school office by noon on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  The entries will be picked up by members of the GFWC Dublin/San Ramon Women’s Club and taken for the judging process.  Entries may also be delivered to City Hall by noon on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
  • Please contact Valerie Barnes at 925-828-0231 or valeriebar7366@gmail.com if you have questions about the contest.
Prizes
  • 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.

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.
01. Poster - Rhea John and Nishita Jaiswal GRAND PRIZE