Button Contest

28th Annual Button Contest

The annual 4th of July Button Contest is underway.  Entry forms for the 28th Annual Official Bristol Fourth of July Committee’s Commemorative Button Contest are available now at Rogers Free Library on Hope Street, 136 Express on Metacom Avenue, Bristol Town Hall on Court Street, Kickemuit Middle School and all schools in Bristol.  An entry form may also be downloaded HERE The contest is open to Bristol residents in kindergarten through grade 12.
There are three categories – grades K-5, grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.  The winner of each category will receive $50.00 and an invitation to ride in the 2019 4th of July Parade.  The overall winner, chosen from the 3 category winners, will receive an additional $75.00 for a total of $225.00 in prize money.

The deadline for entries is Saturday, January 12, 2019.  Send your entry to:  Bristol Fourth of July Committee, Attn: Souvenir Button Contest, P.O. Box 561, Bristol, RI  02809 or bring your entry to 136 Express or Rogers Free Library.

The prize money has been donated by a Fourth of July Committee member who wishes to remain anonymous.

Official Souvenirs

Chairman – Dudley Hallagan

For all inquires regarding the Souvenirs and the Button Contest, please contact the Souvenir Chairman.


The winner of each category will receive $50.00. The one overall winner will be chosen from the three category winners and will receive an additional $75.00. All category winners will receive an invitation to be in the Fourth of July parade. The prize money has been donated by 4th of July Committee member who wished to remain anonymous.


Past Button Contest Winners

Check out the previous Button Contest Winners.

Past Button Contest Winners