The Florida Forest Service Smokey Bear Bumper Sticker Design Contest Deadline Extended


Use your artistic skills to create a Smokey Bear Bumper Sticker that sends a message to your community to help prevent devastating wildfires.
Requirements for Artwork:
Submission of art work will be by age groups: 10 years old and under; 11 years old thru 18 years old, and 19 years old up. Submission of Artwork should include designers name, Age Group and address and be submitted by December 31, 2020.

  Bumper sticker must 11.5” X 3” in size and contain a wildfire prevention message dealing with Human-Caused Wildfires. Examples are:

• Escaped Yard Trash
• Escaped Pile Burn
• Fire Caused by Equipment
• Playing with fire

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  The artwork or message cannot contain any profanity, sexual, racial, or any other type of inappropriate words, phrases or imagery.  Any inappropriate words, phrases or imagery will automatically disqualify the submission.

The artwork cannot contain the Florida Forest Service Shield.

Artwork can be submitted in one of three ways:

1) Email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2) Mailed to: Florida Forest Service, 137 SE Forestry Circle, Lake City, Florida 32025;

3) Drop off at: Florida Forest Service, Suwannee Forestry Center, at y District Office, 137 SE Forestry Circle, Lake City, Florida, 32025 on US HWY 90 just West of Lake City Airport

Top Artwork:
The winning artwork, as well as, the top 90 submissions will be used as a collage in a Florida Forest Service Calendar.  The calendar will not only include the bumper sticker artwork, but it will be customized to include information about wildfire prevention week, special individual wildfire days, and Smokey Bear’s Birthday.

  The top winners will receive a fully loaded Smokey Bear swag bag and will have their bumper sticker printed for distribution.  
  All submissions become property of the Florida Forest Service, the United States Forest Service and the Ad Council.

  “Remember, Only You Can Prevent Wildfires”

  For more information, reach out to our Prevention Chairman Brian Steele at (386)-208-1461 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  The Florida Forest Service, a division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, manages more than 1 million acres of state forests and provides forest management assistance on more than 17 million acres of private and community forests. The Florida Forest Service is also responsible for protecting homes, forestland and natural resources from the devastating effects of wildfire on more than 26 million acres. Learn more at