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Poster Contest

Poster Contest

Student Poster Contest

For intermediate/middle and high school students.

Registration is open Jan. 2 to Feb. 28.

The Bradford House Historical Association annually sponsors two Poster Contests, open to all intermediate/middle and high school students (public, parochial, cyber, and home-schooled) on a topic of Western Pennsylvania history, 1750 – 1850. The contest is open to students who reside in Washington, Greene, Allegheny, Fayette, and Westmoreland Counties.

Students must construct a presentation on a standard-size trifold display board, register online during January and February, and deliver the project to the Bradford House, 175 South Main Street, Washington, Pennsylvania, in March. See the links below for complete rules, hints for developing a project, a sample work cited page, and a list of possible topics.

Online registration is open from January 2 through February 28. You can register for the poster contest by mailing the completed poster registration form (See the Poster Registration link below) to the Bradford House, PO Box 537, Washington, PA 15301, or emailing it to

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 entries in each division: Middle School (grades 5-8) and High School (grades 9-12).