Exercise your creativity!
The Pacific Northwest Canned Pears Service wants to make food fun, and encourages budding Pearcassos to play with their pears. Take a canned pear: dress it up, animate it, make it cute or fierce, but make it one of a kind!

Win art and school supplies!
Prizes will be awarded in two age categories: 5-11, 12-18

Schools & organizations: Individual submissions:
1st - $500 1st - $100
2nd - $250 2nd - $50
3rd - $100 3rd - $25


No purchase necessary.

How To Enter
Gather your creative (pear) juices, grab a canned pear or pears (or a drawing of one), and turn it into art!

You can reimagine your pear as an animal, a person, or thing - such as a car, a landscape, or an abstract piece of art. For inspiration, visit us on YouTube

1. Schools and Kids' Organizations: Submit your entries to us by email at playwithyourpears@gmail.com with a photo attachment of each entry (or a video of your group's creation in process) between August 30th, 2011 (12:01 am, PST) and Midnight PST, November 15th, 2011, providing the first name of each child correlated with the title of their artwork and an email address for their parent or guardian. Only send first names. Do not send any other information about the children in the email or you will not be allowed to enter the contest. When we receive your email, each parent or legal guardian will be contacted to fill out a form that provides consent for the child to enter this contest. When we receive parental consent we will post your artwork on our Facebook Page.

2. For individuals, submit your entry to us by email at playwithyourpears@gmail.com with a photo attachment of your entry (or a video of your creation in process) between August 30th, 2011 (12:01 am, PDT) and Midnight PST, November 15th, 2011, providing your first name and an email address for your parent or guardian. You must give your artwork a title - make it fitting or fun. If you like, tell us what materials you used to make your design. Only send your first name. Do not send any other information about yourself in the email, or you will not be allowed to enter the contest. When we receive your email, your parent or legal guardian will be contacted to fill out a form that provides consent for you to enter this contest. When we receive parental consent we will post your artwork on our Facebook Page.

For more information concerning entries by children under the age of 13, see our Notice to Parent and Legal Guardian re: Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") Policy. You must be a U.S. resident to enter AND between the ages of 5 and 18 on closing date of the contest.

Enter as often as you like.

PNCPS has the rights to reject any submissions containing inappropriate content.

No Purchase Necessary. Really. To download a pear drawing to decorate it and submit, click here.

Links
Official Rules
COPPA Policy