Farm Safety Poster Contest

Youth, ages 5 to 13, are invited to participate in the Farm Safety Poster Contest. The poster is to illustrate an aspect of farm safety.

 • Only one entry per individual
 • Submit poster on 11x17 or 12x18 inch paper
 • Any media forms may be used — crayons, colored pencils, markers

There are three age categories. They are: 5 to 7 years of age; 8 to 10 years of age; and 11 to 13 years of age. First, second and third place awards will be given in each category. Awards will be $25.00, $15.00 and $10.00 respectively. Awards are provided by Farm Credit Services of America, Watertown.

In the lower right hand corner of the poster include name, age and school. On the back of the poster include parent/guardian name and mailing address.

Posters will be judged using the following criteria: attracts attention, conveys message, originality and workmanship. Posters may be picked up at the Extension Office after the Farm Show. Please do so by March 1, 2017.

Submit to the Codington County Extension Office, 1910 West Kemp Avenue, Watertown, SD 57201 by Thursday, January 19, 2017. Entries will be judged prior to the Winter Farm Show. As space allows, posters will be on display throughout the event.

For further information or questions, contact the Codington County Extension Office, 882-6300.


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2017 Contest Winners

The event is sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America, Watertown. Posters were judged prior to the Farm Show and on display throughout the week. Winners in each of the age categories were:

Ages 5 to 7 category:

First place – Isaya Anderson, Waverly/South Shore                
Second place – Cora Dagel, Dell Rapids
Third place – Brianna Gottschalk, Waverly/South Shore

Ages 8 to 10 category:

First place – Kate Hulscher, Florence                
Second place – Allison Meland, Florence                
Third place – Haley Hlavacek, Florence

Ages 11 to 13 category:

First place – Colton Endres, Florence                
Second place – James Schroeder, Florence                 
Third place – Aysia Pahl, Florence