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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Calling Allen ISD students! Join our Fire Prevention Week Poster and Bookmark Contest

Fire Prevention Week promotional graphic with text LEARN THE SOUNDS OF FIRE SAFETY

Allen Fire Department invites Allen ISD students to help spread awareness about fire prevention. Through Sept. 24, students in kindergarten through sixth grade can join a poster or bookmark contest using this year’s Fire Prevention theme: The Sounds of Fire Safety. 

Each contest is split into grade groups. Some entries will be on display at Allen Public Library during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 3-9!

Contest guidelines

All entries due to school offices by Friday, Sept. 24. If you have questions, email our Public Education Coordinator or call 214.509.4413.

Poster Contest (Kindergarten through second grade)

  1. Size of poster limited to 8.5 inches x 11 inches
  2. Any medium can be used, including markers, paint, cut-outs, etc.
  3. Must include this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: The Sounds of Fire Safety
  4. Must be original artwork
  5. Please write student’s first and last name, name of school and grade level neatly on the back of each entry
  6. Limit one entry per student

Bookmark Contest (third grade through sixth grade)

  1. Size of bookmark limited to 11 inches x 4.25 inches (8.5-inch x 11-inch paper folded in half lengthwise)
  2. Any medium can be used, including markers, paint, cut-outs, etc.
  3. Must include this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: The Sounds of Fire Safety
  4. Must be original artwork
  5. Please write student’s first and last name, name of school and grade level neatly on the back of each entry
  6. Limit one entry per student

Additional disclaimers

  • All entries must contain full information and conform to size.
  • Only individual work is judged (no group entries)
  • Entries are judged based on message, creativity, originality and visual impact.
  • Winners receive an Allen Fire Department goodie bag and trophy.

Learn more about fire prevention at FirePreventionWeek.org.


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