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State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award

Nomination/Submission Deadline: 02 Mar 2020

Award Guidelines

Award Description

This award is presented to the state or community whose poster in honor of Archaeology Week or Month best exemplifies the vibrant role played by archaeology, heritage, and preservation within the community. The contest is held at the SAA Annual Meeting, where attendees vote for first, second, and third-place winners.

The State Archaeology Celebration Poster Award is sponsored by the Public Education Committee and the Council of Allied Societies.

Who Is Eligible to Submit Nominations or Apply for the Award

Any State Archaeology Celebration poster dating between March 2019 and February 2020 will be considered.

Nomination/Submission Materials Required

  1. Mail one hard copy—unfolded and unmounted—of your state's official Archaeology Celebration poster to the contact below before the deadline. If your state poster includes a front and back design, please send two hard copies so that both sides can be displayed. Posters that arrive after the deadline cannot be included in the contest.
  2. Email a digital copy of the poster, also to the contact below.
  3. Either digitally or with the hard copy, also submit a cover sheet with a contact name, title, and email address. Please include written permission to display poster images on the SAA website, social media, and in the Council of Allied Societies newsletter.

Contact

Elizabeth Pruitt
Society for American Archaeology
1111 14th St. NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005-5622
Email: elizabeth_pruitt@saa.org

Past Awardees

View the archive of past Archaeology Celebration Award winning posters, going back to the first contest in 1996.