Poster Competition

Student Poster Campaign
Are you an artist? Are you interested in using art to make a positive impact on the UNT campus? The UNT Collegiate Recovery Program, Eagle Peer Recovery, UNT NCAA R.E.A.L. CHOICES program and the UNT Drug and Alcohol Education Taskforce want to collaborate with UNT students who are interested in promoting positive messaging about healthy choices. The purpose of this campaign is to educate students about alcohol and substance use from a harm reduction perspective. Submissions should be constructive, creative, and informative in nature.


  • Posters should address the topic of informed decisions/harm reduction when using legal drugs or alcohol.
  • Original art as well as digital renderings are acceptable, so long as no copyrights are being infringed upon.
  • This contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students of all majors who are currently enrolled at UNT.
  • Contestants will be judged on 3 categories: visual appeal, factual information, and creative slogan/catchphrase.
  • Contestants can submit more than one design.
  • Contestants may place their name in the bottom right-hand corner.
  • Submissions should not contain any profane language, offensive messages, or graphic images. The posters should be acceptable for display in a public, collegiate environment.
  • Posters that contain grammatical, spelling, or punctuation errors will be judged less favorably by the Drug and Alcohol Education Taskforce.
  • Dimensions should be no smaller than 11 inches by 17 inches.
  • Posters will be judged by members of UNT’s Drug and Alcohol Education Taskforce. This committee consists of UNT administrators, coordinators, counselors, and student leaders.
  • The winning students will be recognized at the UNT Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) and Eagle Peer Recovery (EPR) Art Gala on April 27, 2018. Winners will receive Amazon gift cards in the following amounts:
    • 1st place - $100
    • 2nd place - $50
    • 3rd place - $25
  • UNT reserves the right to alter final product submission to meet campus needs for future use.
  • Art work will/may be used for on campus campaigns
  • File(s) must be .PDF, .AI, or .TIFF and suitable for print production with any links embedded and fonts outlined or embedded.
  • Contestants will submit the signed participation agreement and a digital copy of their work to:, or to the Collegiate Recovery Program in Chilton (CHIL) 136.
  • Posters that do not follow these guidelines will not be judged.
  • The deadline for submissions is April15, 2018.