Philly High School Students -- Send In Your Labor Day Logo Designs!

The Tri-State Labor Day Dan Ezzio Memorial Art Contest is open for submissions! All Philadelphia high school students, grades 9 through 12, are eligible to submit an illustration on the theme of What Labor Day Means To Me.

Entries should interpret the theme to include illustrations indicative of all races, cultures, and genders, and/or a variety of occupations/professions.  Please see the attached “The History of Labor Day” for more information about what Labor Day is.

All entries must include “Stars & Stripes,” the year “2018,” “Labor Day,” and clearly represent the diversity of our society.  Lettering should be kept to a minimum.  Diameter for the circular design of the button should be no smaller than 3” and no larger than 9”.  The design of the poster should be no larger than 11” x 17”.


There will be six awards given out – three for the Poster Design and three for the Button Design.

1st Place for each category - $500 & Plaque
2nd Place for each category - $250
3rd Place for each category - $125

Winners will be invited to ride on the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO’s float during the Labor Day Parade and enjoy in the festivities following the parade.  Winners will be required to sign a “Permission to use Artwork” form.  Students may only win one prize per year.


Deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018

Please download the attached Contest Prospectus for a complete set of rules and guidelines.