Calling all third graders:
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative and the Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association are seeking entries for the 2023 Electrical Safety Poster Contest. All local children in third grade are invited to submit an original poster that supports electrical safety.
“As your local provider of safe, reliable electricity, Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative is sponsoring a youth poster contest to promote electrical safety in recognition of National Electrical Safety Month in May,” said Joan O’Fallon, Polk-Burnett’s communications director. “We remind everyone to be safe around electricity and electrical equipment at home and school.” Learn more about electrical safety.
All who enter will have a chance to win local and state-level prizes.
Three local winners will each receive a $25 gift card from WECA and Polk-Burnett.
The top three local posters will be submitted to the state contest, for a chance to win state-level prizes. The top three prizes in the state contest are a Chromebook for first place, a $100 gift card for second place and a $75 gift card for third place. Winning posters will be shared by the co-ops to help educate all kids about the electrical safety.
The contest is open to all third-grade students in communities served by Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative.
There is no cost to enter.
Posters must be original artwork by the student and must support an electrical safety theme.
No computer-generated images will be accepted.
The poster should be at least 8.5x11 inches, but no larger than 11x14 inches.
Entries must include completed entry form and student’s name on back of the poster.
Official entry forms are available at co-op offices in Centuria and Siren, and online here.
Print, complete entry form and submit with your original artwork to:
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative, Attn: Electrical Safety Poster Contest,
1001 State Road 35, Centuria, WI 54824.
The deadline is May 31, 2023.