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Wildfire Awareness Month Coloring Contest

March 6 - April 17

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Wildland Fire Division
is calling all kids, ages 3-12, to showcase their artistic abilities in this year’s Wildfire
Awareness Month Coloring Contest.

This year’s entries will reflect the theme “Smokey Bear’s 75 Birthday Celebration”. Kids
living in South Dakota are eligible to participate. All entries must be postmarked by April
19, 2019. Only one entry per child is allowed and submitted coloring sheets must be
completed by the child with no outside assistance. Each entry must include a completed
entry form. Paint, markers, crayons or colored pencils are mediums that may be used.

The contest will have two age brackets with a prize awarded to each group.
• Group 1 (Ages 3-7) Contestants submit the official “Birthday Cake” coloring sheet.
• Group 2 (Ages 8-12) Contestants submit the official “Birthday Sign” coloring sheet.

The coloring sheets may be downloaded and printed from the South Dakota Wildfire
Awareness Month website at this link: https://www.sdwildfireawareness.com/.


All submissions must be mailed/delivered to:

South Dakota Wildland Fire Division

Attn: Casey Warren

3305 West South Street

Rapid City, SD 57702

For more information, contact Casey Warren at 605.390.2619 or email


Wildfire Awareness Month will take place again in May in the State of South Dakota.


March 6
April 17