Poster Contest

Announcing the 2017 National Electrical Safety Month Poster Contest Winners!

Congratulations to Lisa De Hoyos’ 5th Grade Class at Banning Lewis Ranch Academy! One of your classmates was selected as the overall winner of Mountain View Electric Association, Inc.’s Electrical Safety Poster Contest! Seven winning posters from grades K-5 in schools throughout our service territory were selected to help MVEA promote electrical safety throughout the month of May. The winning artist from each grade level will receive a Kindle Fire and an Amazon gift card. In addition, their entire class will receive a MVEA Energy Learning Experience!

View the Electrical Safety Poster Contest Winners

Win a Kindle Fire with an Amazon gift card and for your classroom an Energy Learning Experience!

Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. (MVEA) your local electric cooperative, is proud to offer our annual Electrical Safety Poster Contest! All K-5 students can create a poster showing us how to be safe around electricity. The winning poster will be featured in the May issue of Colorado Country Life magazine, and will be featured on electrical safety advertising during May, which is National Electrical Safety Month. The winner receives a Kindle Fire with an Amazon gift card and for your entire classroom an Energy Learning Experience! If you have any questions please contact Erica Meyer at 719-494-2654.

Submission Guidelines:

  • 8.5×11 poster on any type of paper
  • Fill out the Poster Contest Submission Form (PDF) and attach it to the back of each poster
  • Electrical Safety Theme: Never mix electricity and water, Never stick toys or objects into outlets, Watch for overhead power lines when playing outside or come up with your own electrical safety theme.
  • Must be received at either the Falcon or Limon location by March 1, 2018.
    • Falcon – 11140 E Woodmen Rd, Falcon, CO 80831
    • Limon – 1655 5th Street (PO Box 1600), Limon, CO 80828

Free Education Programs:

Class Room Safety Demo    Safety Demonstration

Classroom Safety Demos:

Geared to any age group to educate the audience on how to be safe around electricity and how electricity is generated and transmitted over power lines. MVEA has high voltage displays suitable for indoor and outdoor demonstrations. Contact 719-495-2283 to schedule a demonstration.

Story Behind The Switch:

A 60 minute safety program presented by Tri-State G & T, in partnership with Mountain View Electric Association, Inc., that explains how electricity is made and how it gets from the power plant to your home. This is a hands-on program that includes a Van de Graaf generator, plasma ball and more. If you have any questions please contact Erica Meyer at 719-494-2654.

Colorado Reader Publication:

This is an electrical education publication for youth. Download the Student and Teacher for free (PDF). If you are interested in the print version please fill out the order form in the informational packet and email it to communications@mvea.org. If you have any questions please contact Erica Meyer at 719-494-2654.

If you have any questions or would like to take advantage of these free programs please call us. We look forward to working with you!

2017 Poster Contest Informational Packet (PDF)