Poster Contest

POSTER CONTEST RESULTS

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PRINTABLE POSTER GUIDELINES

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TRADITIONAL POSTER GUIDELINES

  • Clear your topic with your supervising athletic trainer.
  • The topic must be presented on a standard 22″ x 28″ poster board.
  • NO irregular shaped posters will qualify for any judging or student choice award
  • The body of the poster text must be TYPED with no less than 250 words and no more than 500 words.  Please, do not write this as a paper; it must be in poster lay-out.
  • There must be at least two (2) professional publications with a bibliography (MLA format) displayed on the front of the poster to support the information researched for the topic.
  • The poster must contain at least three graphics (photos, graphs, or charts).
  • The text and graphics (drawings are acceptable) must be glued or taped to the poster (no staples).
  • Place authors name, school, category and word count on the BACK of the poster.
  • Posters who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be judged; but will be displayed.
  • Professional athletic trainers will check in posters at registration.Example of Traditional poster 

JUDGING OF THE TRADITIONAL POSTERS

  • The posters will be divided into the 4 following categories
    1. Upper Extremity Injuries
    2. Lower Extremity Injuries
    3. Medical Conditions

    • Like Diabetes, Sickle Cell

    4. Miscellaneous

    • Anything that doesn’t fit into the above categories: Head, Thorax, concussion etc..

Awards presented to the top 3 in each category

 

COMPUTER GENERATED POSTERS

  • Clear your topic with your supervising athletic trainer.
  • The poster must be no larger than 4′ x 6′.
  • The text must be typed with no less than 250 and no more than 700 words.
  • There must be at least four (4) professional publications with a bibliography (MLA format) displayed on the front of the poster to support the information researched for the topic.
  • The poster will consist of one computer printed sheet (no cut & paste, no background or matting)
  • Place authors name, school, category (Computer Generated) and word count on the BACK of the poster.
  • Posters who do not meet the minimum requirements will not be judged; but will be displayed.
  • Professional athletic trainers will check in posters at registration.

Example of Computer Generated Poster

JUDGING OF THE COMPUTER GENERATED POSTERS

  • All the posters will be judged together and the top 3 posters in will receive prizes.
*** In order for a student to enter in the Poster Contest, at least one athletic trainer from the student’s school must be a GHATS Member in Good Standing.  An exception is made for schools without a school-based AT.