SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Archaeology Week isn't until May 7-14 but the Antiquities Section of State History is now inviting Utah residents to participate in the Utah Archaeology Week Poster Contest.

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Cash prizes will be offered in three categories: grand prize: $250; secondary school winner: $100; elementary school winner: $100.

This contest is open to professional artists, starving artists, student artists and creative residents of any description. Artists may choose any material, design or medium, but the principal elements of the design should depict aspects of Utah archaeology.

The posters should be less than 16 inches wide and 24 inches long. Posters should be submitted no later than Jan. 6.

For more details, go to: history.utah.gov/archaeology.