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National Drug Facts Contest

February 16 - March 19, 2021

Registrations are closed

National Drug Facts week is observed in March to link people to the facts that shatter the myths about drug abuse. To get the facts out there, we are having a drawing/graphic design, video, and poem/spoken word contests. Look further down the page for more details. On March 24th at 7:00 p.m., we are having a dance celebration via Zoom to showcase the winners in each category.

Delaware 4-H National Drug Prevention Contests 

Drawing/Graphic Design Contest 

Scientific facts and figures don’t have to just be spoken, use your creative illustration skills to bring these words to life! 

Submission requirements: 

-Must be 8.5 x 11 paper 

-Two key prevention facts 

-Must have a specific theme 

-Appropriate for age category

-Take a picture of drawing to submit 


Poem/Spoken Word Contest  

Express the data or emotions in a powerfully vivid and imaginative style. Voice recording is recommended but optional

 Submission requirements: 

-Must be appropriate length for age 

-Make it well thought out and powerful

-Two key prevention facts 

-Appropriate length for age category 

Video Contest  

Lights. Camera, Action! Be the director and film a video that features the information on drugs and alcohol. 

 Submission requirements: 

-Length 30 seconds or less 

-Two key prevention facts 

-Appropriate for age category 

-Grab the attention of the viewer 

-Acting is encouraged! 


Age categories 

10-12 years old 

13-15 years old 

16-18 years old 


Due Date
 March 19, 2021 



1st place $50 

2nd place $25 

3rd place $15 

For more information or questions, feel free to reach out to Lindsay Hughes at 


This program is brought to you by the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, a service of the UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources — a land-grant institution. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. If you have special needs that need to be accommodated, please contact the office two weeks prior to the event.  


Start: February 16, 2021
08:00 am
End: March 19, 2021
12:00 am
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