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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

NEWS: Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest


SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Archaeology Week, to be held May 3-10, 2014, celebrates Utah´s rich archaeological and cultural resources with a special week of statewide lectures, programs, activities, demonstrations, and tours.

The Antiquities Section of the Utah Division 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" high and 24" wide.

Winners in four categories will receive cash prizes:
Grand prize winner: $250
Secondary school winner: $100
Elementary school winner: $100
Newly added for 2014, adult winner; $100.

The grand prize-winning poster will be professionally printed and distributed nationwide, and will be displayed at Utah State History in the Rio Grande Depot.

Posters should be submitted no later than January 31, 2014, 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 history.utah.gov, or contact Deb Miller at
damiller@utah.gov or 801-245-7249, or Derinna Kopp at dkopp@utah.gov or 801-245-7245.

The contest is sponsored by the Utah Division of State History and partners.

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