OIFF Lions Club Peace Poster Competition

The OIFF Lions Club Peace Poster Competition will be a showcase of creative paintings that bring change/awareness to a social issue. It is open to youth ages 11 – 13 with the goal to inspire change for the future. With today's current climate, we know it is the perfect time for independent youths' voices to be heard. 


Submit your painting to this website. Winners will be announced by the Orlando International Film Festival at a future date via its OIFF Lions Club. 


Art paintings that focus on the following social issues or others that depict peace:

  • COVID - 19

  • Social Injustice

  • Health and Welfare

  • Discrimination

  • Domestic Violence

  • Environmental Impact

















Only a Lions club can sponsor the contest in a local school(s) or organized, sponsored youth group(s), such as YMCA programs, Boys & Girls Clubs, Scouts, etc. A Lioness club can sponsor the contest through its sponsoring Lions club. Note: The contest cannot be held in youth groups that a Lions club sponsors, such as a Leo club or Scout unit. However, individual members of those groups (such as Leos or Scouts) may participate if the contest is held at their school or other organized youth group. 

Contest is open to students who will be 11, 12 or 13 years of age on November 15. Eligible birthdates can be found under the Contest Rules & Conditions found in the Peace Poster kit. 

Artwork must be no smaller than 13 inches by 20 inches (33 centimeters by 50 centimeters) and no larger than 20 inches by 24 inches (50 centimeters by 60 centimeters). Do not mat or frame artwork. 

Only one entry per student per year, and each entry must be the work of only one student. All artwork must be the individual student's original creation. Duplications are not accepted. 

All media are accepted. Note: Chalk, charcoal and pastel entries should be sealed with a fixative spray to prevent smearing. Do not laminate entries. 

Three-dimensional entries will not be accepted. Nothing may be glued, stapled or attached to the artwork in any way. 

The use of lettering or numbering on the front of the poster, in any language, is not allowed. All artist signatures or initials should be written on the back of the poster. 

Artwork should be done on a flexible material, so it can be rolled for shipping in a mailing tube. Do not fold poster. 

Participants accept all responsibility for late, lost, misdirected or illegible entries. Entries sent with insufficient postage will be disqualified. Lions Clubs International is not responsible for entries damaged, destroyed or lost during the judging process. Entries cannot be acknowledged or returned; they become property of Lions Clubs International upon receipt. Peace Poster Contest images cannot be used without written permission from Lions Clubs International. 

In consideration for the opportunity to enter the Peace Poster Contest, participants agree to allow Lions Clubs International to use their names and photographs for promotional and publicity purposes. In addition, the international grand prize winner, two family members (one being a parent or legal guardian) and the sponsoring club president or a club member (as designated by the sponsoring club president) are required to attend the award ceremony at Lions Day with the United Nations. An international grand-prize winner is not eligible to receive subsequent prizes in future Peace Poster contests sponsored by Lions Clubs International. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and Lions Clubs International. 

Lions Clubs International may cancel the contest without notice at any time. The contest is void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. 

May 24 - 28,  2021


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