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Plymouth Accepting Entries for Fire Prevention Poster Contest
To promote fire prevention, the Plymouth Fire Department is accepting entries for its annual poster contest, held in observance of October as National Fire Prevention Month.
Fourth- and fifth-grade students who attend school in Plymouth are eligible to enter.
This year’s theme is “Every Second Counts; Plan 2 Ways Out!” The National Fire Protection Association selects a theme annually to raise awareness of fire prevention best practices and recommendations.
2016 Grand-Prize Winning Poster by Kylee Wooten
Poster Contest Requirements
Entries are due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at the Public Safety Building, 3400 Plymouth Blvd.
Students submitting entries must be in fourth or fifth grade and attend a school located in Plymouth. Posters may be created at school or at home.
Poster entries must be 12-by-18 inches. This year’s contest theme must be included. There are no restrictions on the materials used; glitter, yarn and fabric are acceptable.
Posters must be submitted with an entry form attached.
Download the entry form (PDF)
The grand prize winner will receive a ride to school on a fire truck, a firefighter visit to his or her classroom with treats and a $25 cash prize.
First-place winners will also be selected from each participating school to receive a firefighter visit to their classroom with treats and a $15 cash prize.
For more information about the contest, call the Plymouth Fire Department at 763-509-5120.