Have you noticed that Rockford's city flag is just kind of meh?

Think we need something better?

If so, you could be the next to design a new flag for the Forest City.

The competition for a new flag to represent the Screw City is underway now.

WREX reports that the Campaign for a Rockford Flag launched and will continue to accept submission for city's flag until March 31st.

If your interested in submitting your creative idea the Rockford Flag organizers have 5 guidelines you need to follow.

  • Keep It Simple
  • Use Meaningful Symbolism
  • Use 2-3 Basic Colors
  • No Lettering or Seals
  • Be Distinctive

The winner will be announced on Rockford Day 2018, August 15th.

To enter and to learn more about how you can make a mark in Rockford's history, click here.

Honestly, I think this is kind of cool. Creating something that will be displayed and waving proudly through the town forever. You can say to anyone you meet "Hey I made that."