We are still having a Buddy Poppy Display Contest!!!!!!

“Buddy” ® Poppy / VFW National Home

Department of Missouri

2019-2020 Memo

So, our convention has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic! But our Buddy Poppy Department contest is still going on! We are having the contest Via email or snail mail So; you will send 4-5 pictures of your display and the proper information to myself or Adam by May 29th, 2020.

The rules for the contest are below. Good luck and I cannot wait to see you all again!

Adam St. Pierre   VFW Poppy Chairman
13310 Cancuk Ln
Dixion, MO 65459
573-263-5058
buddypoppychrm@movfw.org

Amy Jo Lett VFW Aux Buddy Poppy/National Home Chairman
617 W Mason St
Odessa, MO 64076
816-668-3164
amyjo112910@yahoo.com

BUDDY POPPY CONTEST:

 VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT “BUDDY”® POPPY PROGRAM NATIONAL CONVENTION “BUDDY”® POPPY DISPLAY CONTEST

These guidelines have been designed to place emphasis on the purpose and effectiveness of the displays. It is suggested and recommended that Department (State) contests rule be established in a like form. (Please be advised, as there are no longer Jr. Girls Units or Sons of the VFW, Category 4 has been removed.)

RULES

  • Displays will be presented and judged in three categories:

CATEGORY 1

Public Promotion of Poppy Campaign (Window, booth, parade, poster displays, campaign promotions, etc.)

  • Displays must be designed for public exposure and must bear a message soliciting a donation for and wearing of the VFW “Buddy”® Poppy.

(b) At least one (1) of the Poppies used in the display must be in its original form and color, with label attached.

CATEGORY 2

Memorial or Inspirational Displays (Wreaths, memorial tablets or plaques, patriotic or devotional themes)

  • Displays must be designed to honor the dead, to inspire devotion to God and Country, or to dramatize the activities supported by the “Buddy”® Poppy.

(b) At least one (1) of the Poppies used in the display must be in its original form and color, with label attached.

  • CATEGORY 3

Artistic or Decorative Use of Poppies (Post Home displays, table centerpieces, corsages, pictures, plaques, models, scenes, hats, novelty pieces, etc.)

  • Any display not meeting the qualifications for Categories 1 or 2 shall automatically be entered in Category 3.
  • At least one (1) of the Poppies used in the display must be in its original form and color, with label attached.

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