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1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be selected from each region.

1st Place: $75

2nd Place: $50

3rd Place: $25

Full Contest Rules

Required Forms:

Title Page

Parent/Guardian Permission Form

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Drawing Challenge - 3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Use your imagination and knowledge of Florida history to convey your observations of how certain factors have contributed to the state's success today. Print the official template below and choose one of the following scenarios on which to draw a picture:

Drawing Challenge Template

  • Florida has a great economic impact on the United States. The state's unique landscape and mild climate allow its economy to thrive year-round whether it is tourism, agriculture, sports and many other areas. Draw a picture that illustrates one such aspect of our state’s economy.
  • Florida's cities and counties have a financial impact on the state's economy. Choose a city or county in Florida, maybe it’s where you live, and illustrate its economic contribution to the state.
  • Many people played an important part in Florida's history to make our state successful today. Choose one of these people in Florida’s history and illustrate his/her importance.

Mail drawings to:

The Department of Financial Services/Division of Consumer Services Attention: Florida Financial History Challenge
200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

Judging Criteria

  • Historical Accuracy
  • Use of imagination, creativity and individuality
  • Visual Appeal / Neatness: General appearance

Contest Regions:

Region 1: North Florida

Region 2: Central Florida

Region 3: South Florida

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