The Winona Steamboat Days Festival Association will celebrate its 75th Annual event in 2022! They are excited to invite all Winona School District 861 students to participate in the 75th Annual Steamboat Days Button Design Contest!

Prizes are Visa gift cards to 1st – 3rd place designs. The first-place winner will also receive a plaque with their winning design, a ride in the Steamboat Days Grande Parade, a personalized button to wear during steamboat days, a t-shirt with a design on it, glasses, and carnival armbands for the family (maximum 5).

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Button design criteria:

  • Button design must be round.

  • Maximum 3 colors not including background
  • The date of the celebration must be on the button (June 15 –19, 2022)

  • “Winona Steamboat Days” and “75th Annual” must be on the button
  • Suggested design elements are: steamboat, carnival/Ferris wheel, fireworks, paddlewheel or the 75th Anniversary diamond
  • Designs must be submitted on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of white paper with the design in color. Template linked below.

  • On the back of the template, we ask that the student include: first and last name, school, grade, parent’s name, and home/parent phone number.

  • Open to 5th thru 12th grade Winona-area students only.

  • All entries become the property of the Winona Steamboat Days Festival Association

Please mail designs Winona Steamboat Days, PO Box 745, Winona, MN 55987

Or drop off to Monica Hennessy Mohan, Steamboat Days Button Chair, at the Winona City Clerk’s Office, City Hall.