Dates and Times

The Oregon City Together Drug-Free Halloween Poster submission period begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. The deadline for artwork to be considered for a storefront window is noon, Sunday, October 18, 2020. The general deadline for all posters is 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Storefront window winners will be announced by October 20, 2020. All winners will be notified by November 6, 2020.


Participation is open to youth who, as of date of entry, are ages 11 to 18, and live in the Oregon City School District 62. Eligible minors may only participate with the express permission (Online Entry Form) of their parent or legal guardian. There is no cost to participate. Parents with children needing art supplies to be able to participate can contact Oregon City Together ( Only one entry per person is allowed.


Every entrant’s name will be entered once into a drawing, providing equal chances of winning determined by the number of participants. Prizes include Pizza Hut pizza packages of two large pizzas (5 packages, each valued at $23);, Pizza Hut gift cards (25 gift cards, each valued at $20); Halloween family fun packages (5 packages, each valued at $30); Three Rivers Art Guild art kit (1 package valued at $25); White Rabbit gift baskets (2, each valued at $25); Fred Meyer gift cards (2, $25 each); and Grocery Outlet gift cards (2, $25 each). Forty-two prizes! Anyone not winning one of these prizes will receive a stress relief doodle art kit from Oregon City Together. Everyone receives something!

All winners will be notified by November 6, 2020. Notifications will be via email. The Halloween Family Fun baskets will be delivered by Halloween. The sponsor, Oregon City Together, is not responsible for prize fulfillment if the email address is not accurate on the Online Entry Form. Winners who have not responded to emails by November 13, 2020, may forfeit their prize.

How to Enter

Participants must enter at

Eligible youth must submit Fall or Halloween themed art using the Online Entry Form. The Online Entry Form must include written approval from parent or legal guardian.

Entry is defined as completing an Online Entry Form and uploading photo or jpg of an original poster anytime during the submission period. Each entry must follow the technical, creative and legal requirements. The sponsor, Oregon City Together, shall not be held responsible for any entries after 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Technical and Creative Requirements

By entering, the poster artist (youth) and parent or legal guardian are agreeing to the following guidelines and rules.

Poster Content

Poster art must be original art.
Each poster must clearly promote an anti-drug theme and at least one message about the risks of using drugs such as marijuana or alcohol before age 21.
Posters must NOT contain material or images that:
violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights;
depicts nudity or is indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
promotes any illegal activities or any other activity that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
promotes any particular political agenda or message;
Technical Requirements

Poster must be size 8 ½ by 11 or size 11 by 17. Size11 by 17 is preferred for posters that may be used for window displays.

Participants can use any medium. Ink, crayon, pencil, markers, pastels, paint, collage – whatever you have on hand. However, felt tip markers, paint and ink are preferred for posters that may be enlarged for storefront windows.

Poster can be scanned or a photo taken of the poster. Acceptable formats are limited to jpg and the maximum file size is limited to 5 MB.

Poster photos are to be uploaded to the Oregon City Together website’s Halloween contest page as part of the Online Entry Form that includes written approval from parent or legal guardian.

Rights of Publicity

Because Entrants are minors, the Online Entry Contest must be completed by a parent or legal guardian.

By checking the approval box on the Online Entry Form and entering their child in the contest, the Parent/Guardian is allowing Oregon City Together to publish their child’s poster with child’s first name, school and youth organization (if that applies) for promotional, educational and other purposes in any and all media including, but not limited to, digital and electronic media, audiovisual media, print and broadcast media, as well as window displays without compensation (other than prize awards) or notice.

If youth is emancipated, they may have limited access to being featured in any promotional or educational tools. They should contact Oregon City Together at

Limitation of Liability

The parent or legal guardian must check the box on the online entry form stating they have read and agree with the official rules.
Except for intentional harm or gross negligence, contest sponsors are not responsible for any error or failing with respect to the contest, the entries, the use of any entry, or any other matter deriving from the contest. Contest sponsors include Oregon City Together, Oregon City School District 62, Pizza Hut, Oregon City Optimists Club, Oregon City Chamber of Commerce, Oregon City Downtown Association and the Three Rivers Art Guild and Gallery.
Each participant accepts the conditions state in these official rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the sponsors, warrants that they are eligible to participate, and agrees to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law that the released parties shall not be responsible for any claims, losses, liability, and damages of any kind asserted against any of them, arising in connection with participation in this contest or the use or acceptance of any prize (including any travel or activity related to a prize) including any damages arising from the participants breach of the official rules.

Parent/Guardian Pledge

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, I am pledging to…

  • Talk to my children about the risks of using drugs before the age of 21.
  • Set clear consistent rules about not using drugs.
  • Enforce appropriate consequences.
  • Serve as a good role model.

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