SOS Programs

SOS Asks Students to Write a Journal Entry About Tobacco’s Harmful Influence

The 2014 Stamp Out Smoking Essay Contest is underway.  This year’s contest theme, “My Journal:  How Tobacco Affects Me,“ was determined by members of the Arkansas Kids with the Tobacco Control Youth Board and the Youth Extinguishing Smoking Team.  Arkansas students in grades 2-9 are given the opportunity to submit […]

Arkansas Students Use Artistic Talent to Illustrate an Alternative to Tobacco

Stamp Out Smoking Announces 2014 Coloring, Sketch, and Art Contests LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (February 12, 2014) – The Arkansas Department of Health has launched its statewide youth tobacco prevention contests.  The theme for the 2014 Coloring, Sketch and Art Contests is “Natural State vs. Tobacco State,” and was created by […]

Creating a Better Tomorrow: 2014 SOS Contests

This year, every Arkansas student has the opportunity to participate in at least one of the Stamp Out Smoking contests. Please click on the PDF below to find out which contests are available by grade. We encourage each student to participate in every contest that he or she is eligible […]

Tenth Annual The Big Pitch Film Festival Winners are Announced

Springdale Har-Ber High School Wins Tenth Annual The Big Pitch Film Festival Advanced Division  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 29, 2013) – Springdale Har-Ber High School has been selected as the advanced division winner of the tenth annual The Big Pitch Film Festival.   SOS received 108 entries for the contest – […]

SOS Announces Tenth Annual The Big Pitch Film Festival

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 28, 2013) – Today Stamp Out Smoking announced the kickoff of its tenth annual The Big Pitch Film Festival.  The contest invites students to film, star in and produce their own tobacco-free themed TV commercials.  All middle, junior and high school students in Arkansas are eligible […]

SOS Announces The Big Pitch Film Festival

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 13, 2012) – Stamp Out Smoking announced today its ninth annual drama contest, which has been officially renamed as, “The Big Pitch Film Festival” is underway.  The contest invites students to film, star in and produce their own TV commercials.  All middle, junior and high school […]