Poster and Literary Contest.

Join the DLC and the Royal Canadian Legion to honour Canada’s Veterans through creative art and writing

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Join the DLC and the Royal Canadian Legion to honour Canada’s Veterans through creative art and writing in the annual Poster and Literary Contest.

The contests are divided into four categories:

  • Senior: Grades 10, 11, 12
  • Intermediate: Grades 7, 8, 9
  • Junior: Grades 4, 5, 6
  • Primary: Grades 1, 2, 3 (Poster Contest only)


The Poster Contest is divided into two categories: colour and black and white (no larger than 56x71 cm). The Literary Contest is divided into two categories: essay (no more than 800 words) and poem (no more than 32 lines). Entries are submitted at the Branch level (the DLC will submit these to a local branch for you) and winning entries proceed to the provincial and then national level.

Original copies of posters must be received at the DLC by October 30th. Poems and essays can be emailed to DLChelp@sunwestsd.ca. For full rules and instruction, visit the legion website. Past winning entries may also be viewed here.

Entries must include an official entry form with your submission (families fill out sections A-E).

For more information or to enter, contact DLChelp@sunwestsd.ca