SCRC Calendar Competition

2013 Calendar Art Competition

All the submissions are available for viewing on The GLOBE Program's Facebook Page.

Goal: Highlight and document students working to understand local climate.

GLOBE students submit original artwork or photographs to be featured on a GLOBE Calendar for 2013 and the students submit a brief statement about how they are using GLOBE to understand and research their local climate.
Who: GLOBE students from around the world
What: Students create original artwork and submit a high quality scan or picture of the art to be used in a GLOBE Calendar. Students may also mail in original art to the GPO. Please note that materials submitted will not be returned.
Suggestions for art:
  • Show yourself as a scientist
  • Show a GLOBE Protocol in action
  • Show something unique about your local environment
  • Be creative!
  • Submissions due no later than 30 September 2012.
  • Top entries will be highlighted on the GLOBE web page and social media starting on 15 November 2012.
  • Entries will be shared via GLOBE social media
  • GLOBE Calendars will be provided to all participants and mailed December 2012. Additional calendars will be available for purchase in the GLOBE store. 
What Needs to be Submitted :
  1. Artwork: A high quality scan or a clear picture of the original art. Permissible file types include .jpg, .tif, .bmp, or .gif. 
  2. Summary: Students submit, in their own words, brief statement (100-150 words) summarizing how they are using GLOBE to explore local climate *and* how the submission reflects their local climate. Include summary in English and the students' native language if applicable.
  3. Contact information: Student(s) names, grade level of student, teacher name, school name, preferred email address and postal mailing address. Point of contact if the student work is selected as a winning submission and full postal mailing address of where awards should be sent.
How to enter submissions
  1. Send all required materials to as an attachment OR
  2. Mail all required materials to:
The GLOBE Program
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
PO Box 3000
Boulder, CO 80307
Judging criteria and point assignment:
  • 10 pts: Artwork details: high print quality, related to GLOBE and climate science, depicts an aspect of local climate
  • 10 pts: Summary details: Depiction of local climate is described in summary written in student's native language, and if possible, translation to English, between 100-150 words long.
  • 5 pts: Submission includes all requested contact information
  • 5 pts: Receipt of all materials (artwork, summary, contact information) by deadline
3 winners selected from each Region.
  • 1st place: Trophy, certificate of achievement, inclusion in the 2013 GLOBE calendar, a 2013 GLOBE calendar
  • 2nd place: Plaque, certificate of achievement, inclusion in the 2013 GLOBE calendar, a 2013 GLOBE calendar
  • 3rd place: GLOBE flag, certificate of achievement, inclusion in the 2013 GLOBE calendar, a 2013 GLOBE calendar
All entrants will receive a certificate of participation and calendar
If you have any questions, please email