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Monday, October 29, 2012

NEWS: Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest

Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest

Utah Archaeology Week, to be held May 4,11, 2013, 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 Utahans 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, and will be hung at Utah State History in the Rio Grande Depot.

Posters should be submitted no later than January 18, 2013, 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 Deb Miller at damiller@utah.gov or 801-245-7249 or Derinna Kopp at dkopp@utah.gov or 801-245-7245.

The Utah Archaeology Week Poster contest is sponsored by Utah State History and partners.

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