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Teach Children to Save Poster Contest

posted on Friday, April 14, 2017 in Education

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Ready to Enter?

Calling all 2nd - 6th graders! Show off your creativity and design your poster to answer the question, "Why is it important to know about money?"

In honor of Teach Children to Save Day, which is nationally recognized on April 20th, we are encouraging our local youth to get involved with the importance of saving money with our poster contest! 


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Check out our great prizes!

  • 1st Place: Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter
  • 2nd Place: $50 Gift Card

How to enter:

  1. Design your 17" wide by 11" tall poster.
  2. Take a photo of your poster (see below for tips)
  3. Fill out the poster form below and attach the photo. You can also send it to marketing@bank-northwest.com along with the release form below. Form must be filled out and included with the poster to be eligible.
  4. Drop off your poster at any Northwest Bank Location along with the CBI entry form for display and a second chance to win. Learn more about Money Smart Week Poster Contest. Sorry - posters will not be returned.


Voting:

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  • An internal committee will choose the 10 finalists to display on Facebook for voting.
  • Voting will take place on Northwest Bank's Facebook page, April 23rd - April 29th, 2018. The winner will be chosen by the highest number of likes.
  • Tag and Brag! Share with family and friends. Ask them to like the poster on Northwest Bank's Facebook page to help increase the chances of winning.
  • The winners will be the posters that receive the highest likes as of April 29th, 2018.
  • Be sure to like the Northwest Bank Facebook page to follow the details and voting!
  • Winners will be announced April 30th, 2018.


Official Rules:

  • Students in 2nd - 6th grade are eligible, one poster per student.
  • An internal committee will choose the 10 finalists to display on Facebook for voting.
  • Poster should be horizontal, 17" wide and 11" tall.
  • One (1) first place winner and one (1) second place winner will be selected.
  • Submit poster image by April 22nd. Once the image has been submitted you can drop the poster at your local Northwest Bank to be displayed. Sorry posters will not be returned.
  • Voting will take place on Northwest Bank's Facebook page, April 23-29th, 2018. The winner will be chosen by the highest number of likes.
  • Participants and their families are recommended to share posts and go to Northwest Bank's Facebook page to like the images to increase their child's odds of winning. 
  • Official winners will be the posters with the top two highest post likes as of April 29th, 2018.
  • Winners will be chosen on April 30th, 2018 and announced on Northwest Bank's Facebook page. Winners will be contacted within a week. 
  • By participating in this contest you acknowledge the use of your photo by Northwest Bank in all social media posts, the website and print.

Questions? Email us at marketing@bank-northwest.com

Thank you for your interest in our poster contest and good luck!


Tips for submitting the poster image

  • Include all four corners of the poster in the camera window
  • Use your flash if you're in a dark room
  • Hold your camera steady

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    Northwest Bank employees and their families are not eligible to win. An internal committee will choose the 10 finalists to display on Facebook for voting. Must be a resident of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota or South Dakota to enter the poster contest.

    This is a one-time prize. Please consult your tax advisor concerning the reporting to Internal Revenue Service of bonus payments. Prize may not be redeemed for cash or equal value. See account representative for additional details. Northwest Bank is not responsible for fees or services with Virtual Reality goggles. MEMBER FDIC.

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