All entries must be postmarked by no later than February 11th, 2017. Mail entries to: The BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund 3891 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V5V 3P1. Winners will be notified by phone after March 15, 2017. Prizes will be awarded by April 15, 2017.
- Posters must be drawn on an 8 ½ by 11 inch letter-sized paper
- Posters must include the child’s name, grade, school & address on the back of the poster.
- One (1) entry per student.
- Poster artwork may be drawn on any Burn Awareness Week program fire safety subject.
- The contest is open to any student residing in British Columbia — from Kindergarten through
to Grade 7. Students can participate on their own without the participation of their
Winning posters are based on age-appropriate skill, and will be judged on message and content. Judges decisions are final. Judges include Directors of the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund; Health Care Professionals from the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn, Plastic & Trauma Unit at Vancouver General Hospital; BC Children’s Hospital; Burn Awareness Week sponsors; and selected media outlets.
Prizes are awarded to fifty students in five areas throughout the province of British Columbia. The areas include: Lower Mainland (three prizes), Vancouver Island, Kootenay, Northern BC and the Okanagan. One of the seven Regional Prize Winners will be chosen as the Grand Prize Winner. All posters will be displayed on the Burn Fund’s website, www.burnfund.org, for one year.
Grand Prize Winner will receive $1,000 for their elementary school or BC Ministry of Education sanctioned distance education facility, a pizza party for their class and a Dalmatian toy for themselves. The winner’s poster will be used in promotional material where appropriate.
Regional Prize Winners will receive $500 for their elementary school or BC Ministry of Education sanctioned distance education facility, a pizza party for their class, a Dalmatian toy, and a framed certificate.
Honorable Mention Winners will receive $50 for their elementary school or BC Ministry of Education sanctioned distance education facility, and a Dalmatian toy for themselves.
All Entrants will receive a participation prize which will be sent to their school and handed-out by teachers of participating classes.