Poster Contest Rules

                      2022 NFPA Theme

This Year’s Theme:

Fire Won't Wait. Plan Your Escape.


October 3-7, 2022


1.  This contest is open to all students in 1st through 5th grade.


2.  Posters must be original and will be judged according to this year's theme,

    Fire Won't Wait. Plan Your Escape.


3.  Only individual work by the student and one entry per student will be accepted.


4.  Posters must be drawn, painted or mounted on poster board.


5.  All posters must conform to the following:

     a)  SIZE:   Posters must be 22" in width and 14" in height.  When the

          poster is completed, it must be drawn so it will display 22"

          wide and 14 " inches high.







    b)  KIND: Any art medium including paintings, cut outs, pen and ink, crayons, chalk, pencils, computer graphics, but not limited to these requirements.


    c)  NO live matches, fireworks or glass may be used.

         NO objects over one-half inch in height to be placed on posters.

6. Each poster must have printed on the lower right hand corner on the

    BACK:  Student's name, age, grade, and school name.


7. Judging will be conducted Monday, October 3, 2022.  Ribbons will be provided for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place posters for each grade.  The first-place poster for each grade will be picked up by the Victoria Fire Department at that time for the City/County Wide Contest.


8.  Sponsors for Fire Prevention Week are Victoria Fire and Safety, Rosewood Funeral Chapel and Citgo Inc.

9.   First place winners of the county-wide poster contest will be awarded a trophy and a gift card on October 7th, 2022.  These winners will be contacted by their school with the time and location of awards ceremony. 


10. Judges for the City/County Wide Contest will be selected by the Victoria Fire Department.


11. The decision of the judges will be announced Wednesday October 27, 2021 and their decisions will be final.

 12. Winning posters may be picked up at the Fire Marshal’s Office at 9508 NE Zac Lentz Parkway (Fire Station 5) between October 10 and October 31, 2022, during regular business hours or call 485-3460 for pickup instructions.  

After October 31, 2022 posters become the property of the Victoria Fire Department.