Thank you to everyone who participated in the flag design contest. 

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the flag committee held its fourth meeting and selected two flags to further refine the designs and will meet again on Friday, June 9, 2017, to discuss those and the flag design recommendation they will bring forward to the Orlando City Council.


The Final Two

What Makes a Good Flag

what makes a good flag? all entries will be judged based on the north american vexillogical association's 5 principles of good design

1Keep it simple: The flag should be so simple that a child can draw it from memory.

2Use meaningful symbolism: The flag’s images, colors, or patterns should relate to what it symbolizes.

3Use 2-3 basic colors: Limit the number of colors on the flag to three, which contrast well and come from the standard color set.

4No lettering or seals: Never use writing of any kind or an organization’s seal.

5Be distinctive or be related: Avoid duplicating other flags, but use similarities to show connections.

Next Steps

  • The first round of voting concluded on April 17, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.
  • The Flag Design Review Committee met on May 1, 2017.
  • Feedback round on the Final Four concluded on May 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m.

To review the design submission process, please visit the Flag Process page.

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