September 23, 2022

Excelsior Fire District Inaugural Poster Contest

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The Excelsior Fire District is joining fire departments across Minnesota in participating in the Annual MSFCA Fire Prevention Poster Contest The MSFCA poster contest is a partnership with local public, private and home schools. Students in 3rd grade are encouraged to create a poster for a chance to be featured as the cover for an issue of the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association Fire Chief magazine. Winners will also receive cash and other prizes. Each poster must follow the theme that is chosen for that year.

Poster Contest Rules-Please Read Carefully:

· Posters must be on white construction paper.

· A maximum size of 12”x 18” and a minimum size of 11” x 17”.

· Each poster must have the poster contest form attached to the back of the poster. · Form can be downloaded from the EFD web site or contact Kellie.

· Assure that all work is original and completed by the 3rd graders. No tracing or outlining.

· Each poster must clearly state the NFPA Prevention Week Theme

      Fire won’t’ wait. Plan your escape.

Judges

· The Excelsior Fire District Firefighters will determine which three posters are submitted to the Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association  (MSFCA)

· Select impartial judges from the MSFCA, at least one of whom is qualified to rate entries on the bases of their fire safety message.

Submission

Posters must be postmarked or delivered to EFD Station No.1 by Monday, December 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.

24100 Smithtown Road, Shorewood, MN 55331-Drop Off : upper level lobby

 

MSFCA  Winners

· Selected winners will be featured on the cover of the MSFCA  spring 2023 Magazine coverer

· Winners will appear in the MSFCA Magazine

· Cash prizes from $25.00 to $75.00

· Winners from the Excelsior Fire District will receive a V.I.P Event Invitation

 

Excelsior Fire District Finalist

· Fire Truck Ride to School

· Special treats for their classroom

 

For more information, check with your local 3rd grade teacher,

educator, go to out web site www.excelsiorfire.org or contact

Kellie at 952-960-1692 or kmurphyringate@excelsiorfire.org

 

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