Update: Mahalo to all who participated in this year’s Mission PAWsible contest! The contest entry period is now closed and all submitted entries are under review. Check this page in mid-April to view all of the contest winners.
Your next mission, should you choose to accept, is to be an animal hero! Enter the Hawaiian Humane Society’s Mission PAWsible Contest to tell us how you can be a hero for Oahu’s animals.
Entries will be accepted in the following categories:
1. Traditional Art (drawing, painting)
2. Digital Art (photography series, video, graphic design, animation)
3. Creative Writing (poetry, short story)
A total of Six (6) Grand Prize winners will be awarded!
- AirPods® or a Samsung Galaxy Tablet® (winner chooses!)
- Exclusive Hawaiian Humane Society tour
- Humane Achievement Award
Entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges. Entries will be reviewed and evaluated based on the following criteria within the context of two grade spans: grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.
- Adherence to the Contest Theme (All entries)
The mission of the Hawaiian Humane Society is to promote the human-animal bond and the humane treatment of all animals. Show or tell us what this mission means to you.
- Creativity and Originality (All entries)
All entries must be an original creation and cannot be copied or traced from someone else’s work.
- Clarity of Message (All entries)
What is the message the artist is trying to convey? How is the message communicated? Does the message align with the Hawaiian Humane Society’s mission and values?
- Visual Quality and Design (Traditional Art and Digital Art categories)
- Size Regulations (Traditional Art and Digital Art categories)
Entries must be flat and 17×11-inch (ledger size) or smaller.
- Length Regulations (Digital Art and Creative Writing categories)
Photography entries may be submitted as a single photograph or as a series, including up to eight photographs. Videos must be 2 minutes or less. Written word entries must be 500 words or less.
- Correct Spelling, Grammar, and Appropriate Word Choice (Creative Writing category)
- Adherence to Submission Guidelines (See below)
Deadline for all entries is March 15, 2019, at midnight.
All entries should be submitted online or as a hardcopy to:
Hawaiian Humane Society
Attention: Mission PAWsible Contest
2700 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96826
To submit your entry online, complete the online submission form below in its entirety. Online submissions must be submitted as: .doc, .pdf. .jpeg or as a Vimeo or YouTube link. Google docs will not be accepted.
If you submit your entry as a hardcopy, do not complete the online submission form below. Instead, print out a submission form here and include the submission form with your mailed-in entry.
Participation indicates permission for the Hawaiian Humane Society to use entries at its discretion.
Contact email@example.com or call 356-2206.