ALL APPLICATIONS WITH PHOTOS INCLUDING YOUTH UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST INCLUDE A SIGNED PUBLICATION RELEASE FORM FOR EACH YOUNG PERSON INVOLVED.
Youth Awards (Pre-K - High School) and Contests K-9 DUE DATES 2024
*Awards that are labeled "Contest" are for Clubs Sponsoring the Youth (Pre-K-12) in contests that do not require the membership of a Junior, Intermediate, High School Gardening Club.
SMOKEY BEAR YOUTH POSTER CONTEST
The 2024 contest is dedicated to Smokey Bear’s 80th birthday! Children from first through fifth grade are invited to participate in this annual drawing contest featuring Smokey Bear!
Smokey Bear is recognized both nationally and internationally as the symbol for wildfire prevention, with his motto being
"Only You Can Prevent Wildfires!"
Since 1944, Smokey Bear has taught people how to help prevent wildfires and how to be careful with campfires, barbecues, matches, and more.
For more about Smokey Bear visit https://smokeybear.com
Any child/group of children may participate. Scout troops, after school programs, summer camps, and the like are perfectly appropriate. Children must be Florida residents and sponsored by a garden club. The child’s grade must be included on the poster so that the participant can compete in the correct grade category.
2024 Timeline for Poster Contest
ALL APPLICATIONS WITH PHOTOS INCLUDING YOUTH UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST INCLUDE A SIGNED PUBLICATION RELEASE FORM FOR EACH YOUNG PERSON INVOLVED. Use the RELEASE FORM in the button above.
Deadline is January 20, 2024
For more information, contact
FFGC State Chairman, Jill Anderson
Mail Posters to: Jill Anderson
8014 12th Avenue South, St. Petersburg FL 33707-2709
Certificates and Entry Stickers