Poster Contest Rules

FPW 2023

This Year’s Theme:

                      “Cooking Safety starts with YOU” 



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,

             Cooking Safety starts with YOU.


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.

         NO pictures of students or family members 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 16, 2023.  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. Judges for the City/County Wide Contest will be selected by the Victoria Fire Department.   


 9.  First place winners of the county-wide poster contest will be awarded a trophy and gift certificate from Wal-Mart.


10. Sponsors for fire prevention week are Victoria Fire and Safety, Rosewood Funeral Chapel and Citgo, Inc.


11. The decision of the judges will be announced Wednesday October 18th, 2023 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 23 and November 10, 2023 during regular hours or call 485-3460 for pickup instructions.  


       After November 10th, 2023 posters become the property of the Victoria Fire Department.