Contests and Youth Events


Grades 5-12

9th Annual PSA Contest


Sometimes people judge others based on their differences, but at Bridgewater State University, we try to create an inclusive and caring community, listening without judgment, embracing individuality, and challenging our beliefs.


**How do you “Dare to Care” at your school?**


Grades 5-12

SAVE THE DATE for our 9th Annual Youth Summit

Bridgewater State University Rondileau Campus Center (RCC)Ballroom

Thursday, April 16, 2020

We're thrilled to welcome special guests this year:

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito 


State Representative Jeffrey Roy 

who will be attending our Youth Summit to meet your amazing students and see their great accomplishments!

Each year hundreds of students from across Massachusetts gather to be recognized and celebrated for their handiwork and dedication to the important issues surrounding bullying. Students from various towns are given the chance to socialize and learn from their peers, get opportunities to win prizes as well as enjoy games and snacks. Many students in attendance are there to receive recognition and awards for their PSA video contest contributions but EVERYONE is invited and encouraged to attend!

Register using the button below!

Grades 3-5

Door Decoration Contest Information

For this contest, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will decorate their classroom doors to promote "Friendship & Kindness." Special award for Most Decorated School so cover those doors with kindness!

For schools or classes unable to decorate a door: Simply decorate a door sized area - approximately 80” X 36”- for each class or group of students

  • Third Grade: Everyone has bad days. How do you show respect even when you’re having a really bad day?

  • Fourth Grade: You are not going to get along with everyone you meet. How do you show respect to people you may not get along with?

  • Fifth Grade: No two people are exactly alike. How do you show respect for the things that make people different?



Join us for an afternoon of fun in University Park on Saturday, April 25, 2020 from Noon to 3:00 pm!

RAIN DATE May 2, 2020.

Many outdoor activities are planned every year. Past years have included a bouncy house and obstacle course, lawn games, tie dyeing, face painting, edible treats, therapy dogs, and a silent auction. where people have won gift baskets, movie tickets, gift cards, Red Sox tickets and more! All proceeds to benefit MARC and its effort to improve school climate in Massachusetts and beyond.


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