Create a yard sign. Spread your positive idea across Hilltop! You are invited to submit your design entry for consideration. Winning entries will be published on a 18" x 24" yard sign and distributed throughout the Hilltop neighborhood, and $20 gift cards to the top three designs! This contest is sponsored by the TacomaFIRST 311, Tacoma Housing Authority(THA) and the Hilltop Action Coalition.

Make sure you're eligible!

The competition is open to all K-12 students, one entry per student.

Students must live or attend school in the Hilltop neighborhood.

All entries must address the question, "What is your positive neighborhood motto?" Entries are flexible, but a phrase or a short sentence is a good guideline. Must be G-rated.

All entries must be received by July 13, 2018!

Your entry must be sized 18" x 24" and saved in a graphic format such as JPG, PNG, TIFF or other digital file.

Send an email with the subject "Design the Sign", your name, school, age, and your contact information and your file to

Entries will be judged on positivity, attitude towards community pride.

Prizes will be awarded at the THA booth during the Hilltop Street Fair on August 25th 2018.

Tacoma Housing Authority, Hilltop Action Coalition and partner agencies reserve the right to reproduce your work.

Contact Chris Govella at (253) 448-2773 or for questions.