2024 Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest Information
State Program Chairman: Evie Marwood, email@example.com, Mobile/Text: 206-519-7431
The 2024 Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest is dedicated to Smokey Bear's 80th Birthday!
Students in grade levels 1-5 are invited to demonstrate through original drawings of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl their understanding of fire prevention and basic environmental conservation principles.
The Grand Prize National Poster Winner will win a free round-trip airfare and accommodations for four to Washington, DC. In addition, $50 will be awarded to the First Place National Winners from each grade level sponsored by National Garden Clubs.
Contest Begins: August 2023
Award Announcements: WSFGC - February 2024, Pacific Region - March 2024 and National Garden Club - April 2024
Poster Deadline: Posters are due to State Chairman by January 20, 2024!
Submit Posters To: WSFGC Chairman Evie Marwood, 12711 11th Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98177
For a complete list of contest details/prizes, click on the information below:
Creative Writing and Poetry Contest
"I Spy with My Little Eye, Something Green Outside - Celebrating Our Green World"
Excite and encourage our Youth to express and explore their creative thoughts through different types of poetry. National Garden Clubs's Poetry Contest enables our Youth to embrace their creativity through the art of writing. Be imaginative and join the winners to see your poetry in a printed booklet!
Children Kindergarten through Grade Nine are invited to submit a poem that celebrates our green world. The poetry can take many forms: traditional verse, acrostics, blank verse, cinquains, diamond poems, limericks, or Haiku.
The poems do not have to rhyme. Do not use the theme as the title of your poem. Have fun and let the creativity roll.
Contest Begins: August 2023
Club Deadline to Submit to State Chairman: December 1, 2023
Send entries to: WSFGC Chairman, Diane Franchini, 153 Greenvale Drive, Ellensburg, WA 98926-9618
Special Education: Kindergarten through Ninth Grade.
English as a second language: Kindergarten through Ninth Grade.
General Education: Kindergarten through Ninth Grade.
WSFGC Program Chairman: Diane Franchini
For complete NGC contest details click below:
Youth Sculpture Contest
Encouraging Youth to Keep Our Planet Green
This contest encourages students to keep our planet green and to get involved with saving the environment. Students in grades 4 through 8 are eligible to create a sculpture of recyclable, reused, and reduced materials. The sculpture is limited in width to 81/2 inches by 11 inches. Height should be proportional to width.
Children in 4th through 8th grade will be eligible to enter the contest
Sculptures must consist of recyclable, reused and reduced materials
Width of the sculpture can be no more than 8 1/2 x 11 inches
Height should be in proportion to width
Entries should include as many photographs as can be printed on the back of the entry form but two 4x6 photographs are recommended
Club entries must be sent to this State Chairman by December 15
First place entries must be sent to Region Chairman/Awards Chairman by February 1, and Region first place entries must be sent to National Chairman by March 1
Scale of Points
Creative use of materials and self expression: 60%
Description of sculpture and materials used: 30%
Craftsmanship and technique: 10%
WSFGC/NGC Program Chairperson: Rachel Jennings
WSFGC Awards Info/Guide 9/2023 (See Sculpture Contest Details)
For complete NGC contest details and entry form, click the link below:
Pollinator Conservation Program and Pollinator Power Poster Contest
THESE PROGRAMS ARE THE BEE'S KNEES!
Pollinator Power Poster Contest
Please click HERE for contest rules and details.
Deadline - February 1, 2024, to submit to State Chairperson.
WSFGC Awards Information and Guide 2023-2025 (See Youth Awards)
Whether you would like to participate in the Pollinator Conservation Program or the Pollinator Power Poster Contest here's a resource book to help you with ideas for your project from the National Garden. Click HERE!
Pollinator Conservation Award Program
Please click HERE for program rules and details.
Deadline - December 1, 2023, to submit to State Chairperson.
State Chairperson: Mary Lou Paulson
Phone: 360 452-7701
1845 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
For questions regarding both programs, please contact Mary Lou Paulson.
PLANT A BEE-FRIENDLY GARDEN!