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.