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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest (Deadline: Jan 13)

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For Immediate Release
October 26, 2011

Kristen Rogers-Iversen
Utah State History
(801) 533-3542
Claudia Nakano
Utah Department of Community and Culture
(801) 859-8443

Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest

Utah Archaeology Week, to be held May 5 – 12, 2012, celebrates Utah’s rich archaeological and cultural resources with a special week of statewide lectures, programs, activities, demonstrations, and tours. 

The Antiquities Section of State History invites Utah citizens of all ages to help promote the state’s exciting past by entering the Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest.  Entrants may choose any material, design, or medium, but the principal elements of the design should depict aspects of Utah archaeology. Entries should be less than 16" wide and 24" long. Winners in three categories will receive cash prizes: Grand contest winner: $250; secondary school winner: $100; elementary school winner: $100.  The winning poster will be professionally printed and distributed nationwide. 

Posters should be submitted no later than January 13, 2012, to: Antiquities Section, State History, 300 S. Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. 

For more information on how to enter or to see past winners, visit the Utah Archaeology Week web page at http://history.utah.gov/archaeology/i_love_archaeology/prehistory_week/index.html, or contact Renae Weder at rweder@utah.gov or 801/533-3529 or Derinna Kopp at dkopp@utah.gov or 801/533-3519.  

The contest is sponsored by State History, State Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Land Management, Utah Statewide Archaeological Society, Utah Professional Archaeological Council, U. S. Forest Service, and the National Park Service.   

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State History serves the citizens of Utah by helping to make history accessible, exciting, and relevant—and integral to the economy and culture of the state. State History is a division of the Utah Department of Community and Culture (www.community.utah.gov).

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