National PTA Reflections Rules
Reflections Chair: Lynn Moulton - firstname.lastname@example.org
Summary of Rules The following rules are excerpted from the PTA Reflections packet. Please contact a Reflections Chair if there are any questions or clarification is needed.Use of copyrighted material is prohibited. This includes the use of copyrighted cartoon characters or other such material.
Literature Entries Accepted forms of fiction and nonfiction include: Prose, poetry, drama (screen play and play script), reflective essay, narrative, and short story. Entry must not exceed 2,000 words and must be handwritten or typed; one side only. Students for whom English is not their first language may submit literature entries in their own language. An interpretive translation in English must accompany the entry. Accepted formats include: Single-sided print on 8 1/2 x 11 paper, or PDF (.pdf) file format.
Visual Arts Entries Accepted forms include: Architecture (2D/3D), carpentry, ceramics, collages, photographic collages (multiple photos cut/pasted), computer-generated image, crafts, design, dioramas, drawing, fiber work, jewelry, kites, metal etching/punch work, mobiles, painting, printmaking, sculpture and wind chimes. Framed entries not accepted. Paper entries must be mounted on sturdy material and 3D works must include packaging materials and 3 photos of the entry for judging and ID purposes.
Photography Entries Accepted forms of photography include: A single photo, panoramic, photomontage (one seamless print of multiple original photos), a multiple exposure, negative sandwich or photogram. Original black-and-white and color images are accepted. Entrant must be the one to take the photograph. Must be mounted or matted on cardboard mat, poster board, or other sturdy material. Accepted formats include: Matted print or digital image (.jpeg, .jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp)
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