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2015 “Recyclemania”
Get Creative Sculpture Contest
Rules and Guidelines

 

The “Recyclemania” Sculpture Contest will be held on March 27, 2015, in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the first floor in front of the convenience store. The contest challenges CUA students to use recyclable materials to create artistic and innovative sculptures and art pieces.


Rules


• The contest is open to all University students
• Contest is open to individual contestants or groups made up of no more than four students
• Teams/individuals must register by March 18, 2015
• All recyclable/reuse material is fair game including: cardboard, chip board, paper, aluminum cans, plastic bottles, Styrofoam, plastic wrap, wood, foam board paper. Although Styrofoam and plastic wrap are not considered “recyclable” they’re good materials to use, so please feel free to do so! Be creative! No food waste or dangerous objects please!
• There is no restriction on height, width, length, or weight. Let your creative flag fly high! Keep in mind you must be able to transport your sculpture/art and it must fit inside the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
• At 10:30 a.m March 27, 2015 please bring your finished sculpture to the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center. Tables will be provided.
• Judging will begin at 11 a.m and end at noon.


Judging


• Sculptures are judged on creativity, originality, workmanship, complexity of the sculpture, and use of recycled materials. The variety of recycled materials is also considered in the judging.
• The judges will be some very exciting, well established professors. Come impress them! Exact judges are TBA.


Awards


• 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize awards will be given out.
• The winning sculptures will be displayed at the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center on Earth Day, April 22nd, 2015.


Where do I get the material?


• Reuse material is all over campus! If you’re having trouble getting your hands on traditional recyclables (paper, cans, paper) email lippin@cua.edu and she will do her best to supply you with material.
• DC Scrap has reused materials. They are located at 3101 12th St, NW, and can be reached at 202-827-454
• Some grocery stores will also give out milk cartons. Call ahead of time!

To enter


Email lippin@cua.edu with the following information:
• Name of participants/ team name
• Email
• What school you’re enrolled in (Example: School of Architecture and Planning, School of Art and Sciences, etc.)

 

 

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