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11 Dec 2020 5:25 PM | Anonymous

NCDA Poster and Poetry Contest 2020- Entries due Monday, December 14th 2020 at 11:59pm

Join OCDA in standing out as the most creative and expressive career association by sharing your artistic or poetic talents by clicking HERE for competition information.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who can enter the NCDA Poetry & Art Contest?

Every adult and student enrolled in school is eligible, as well as adult practitioners who are not enrolled in school. Content divisions include:

  • Primary – grades K-2
  • Intermediate – grades 3-5
  • Middle – grades 6-8
  • Senior – grades 9-12
  • Adult Student – ages 18 and older, enrolled in school
  • Open adult – ages 18 and older, not enrolled in school

What is this year’s theme?

You are designing a piece of one-page art (created digitally or scanned) or a poem—both virtually submitted as a 8.5” x 11”.pdf, .jpeg or .png file—to the following theme: “My Future Career – Imagine the Possibilities.”

When is my entry due, and where do I submit my entry?

The deadline to submit your entry to OCDA is Monday, December 14 by 11:59:59PM EST. Click on the Submission Form to submit your poster or poem.

What happens if I win?

THERE ARE PRIZES!!! OCDA is providing the following prizes this year:

  • First place - $125
  • Second place - $100
  • Third place - $75

First- through third-place winners’ entries will be sent to the national level for the possibility to win a national award and to be put on display to professionals excited about creativity and careers! We will also be doing a People’s Choice Award through OCDA social media for you to view the work and vote for your favorite to earn a certificate. Winners will also have the opportunity to attend the OCDA Annual Conference in May 2021 for free. For more information, contact Evan Faidley at

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