Create a Mascot Superhero that will solve an environmental problem using science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) superpower.

  1. Design a superhero STEM mascot (on A4 paper).
  2. Give your mascot a STEM superpower that will solve an environmental problem.
  3. Give your mascot a superhero name.

Complete the entry form, ask a parent or guardian sign it, get your teacher to take a photo of your design and your entry form.

We must receive your artwork/entry for the competition by noon on Saturday 15th May 2021.

Teachers. You can email a photo of your artwork to hello@swt.nz. When taking a photo of your artwork to send to us, please make sure you use natural lighting. Dark or unnatural light can result in distorted image colours / appearance.

Click on the image to down the PDF Entry Form

Terms and conditions

There is no fee to enter this competition.

The entry opening date for submitting your artwork is Monday 3rd May 2021.

All entrants must be between 8 and 10 years old and should ask permission from a parent or guardian before entering. Please see the form attached for parents/guardian to sign. A teacher will need to email it when submitting an artwork. Only one artwork per artist may be entered.

Judging. The selection of finalists is made by a panel of three judges. They will judge the artwork based on drawing skills and creativity in regards to the STEM superpower. We aim to inform the top three selected mascot designs by Wednesday 19th May 2021.

If your design is selected as one of the final designs, your teacher will be notified by email and you will be invited to a ceremony on Friday 28th May 2021. You will be ask to bring your original artwork. The winning artwork will feature at this year STEMFest.

All entrants must be willing and able to participate in publicity or media stories and agree to the publication or reproduction of their work by STEM Wana Trust at any time to promote STEMFest 2021 and other events held by STEM Wana Trust, without payment of any fee, royalty or commission.

All entrants grant STEM Wana Trust non-exclusive rights to reproduce their artwork in material form, to photograph, publish and/or communicate it to the public for the following competition-related purposes, and anything incidental to such purposes, by STEM Wana Trust, competition partners and sponsors: marketing, publicity, educational and publication uses, the competition and its exhibition in all media, including but not limited to electronic/digital, broadcasting and print media, in perpetuity.

Where reasonable, STEM Wana Trust will attribute the artist as the author of the work and reproduce the work in full. Details of the work may be used at STEM Wana Trust’s discretion. Entrants will not be entitled to any fee for such use.