What the Forms - Parks and Recreation

What the Form? Parks and Recreation

So you want to build an online form. You know you can do more than just collect names or email addresses, but you aren’t sure exactly what else is possible.

That’s completely understandable!

Conditional Logic? That sounds cool, but what is that and how does it work?

Instead of explaining the various things that you can accomplish with WPForms, we thought it would be more fun to show you. What better way than using characters from one of the funniest TV shows of all time, Parks and Recreation?

Pawnee, Indiana – the town that’s always full of surprises! To add to the excitement, we’ve created these fun form ideas inspired by our favorite Parks and Recreation characters. From Leslie Knope’s “Pawnee Harvest Festival Vendor Application” to Andy Dwyer’s “Rock Band Auditions”, there are tons of features to explore in these entertaining but realistic forms.

So why not take a break from your daily routine and embrace the quirky and playful spirit of the town? Who knows, you might even uncover a new hobby or passion along the way! So go ahead and fill out these forms – Pawnee is waiting for you!

Note: These forms are fully functional, feel free to fill out any that appeal to you 🙂

Pawnee Harvest Festival Vendor Application

Contact: Leslie Knope
Are you a vendor looking for an opportunity to showcase your unique products or services at the annual Pawnee Harvest Festival? Look no further! Submit your application using our online form and join the ranks of the best vendors in town.

Whether you’re selling your homemade pies or offering your skilled face-painting services, we welcome all types of vendors to participate in this community event. Don’t miss out on your chance to share your talent with the people of Pawnee. Apply today!

Form Features: 

  • Email Field – The email field validates if the user provides you with an email. This helps cut back on receiving “dummy” data.
  • Icon Choices – The icon choices field allows you to add more imagery to your form instead of simple checkboxes.

Bacon Tasting Competition

Contact: Ron Swanson
Calling all bacon lovers! Do you think you have what it takes to be crowned the bacon-tasting champion? Then enter Ron’s Bacon Tasting Competition and put your taste buds to the test. Using our online form, simply submit your entry and join us for a sizzling day of bacon tasting.

Bacon enthusiasts of all levels are invited to participate and have a chance at winning the coveted title. Enter now and get ready to taste the deliciousness!

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Form Features: 

  • Smart Phone Field – Automatically accepts the proper phone number format based on the country selection. The country is also automatically selected based on the user’s location, and they can update if necessary.
  • File Upload – This field allows you to collect files from your users. You can even limit the file types allowed on upload and the size.

Join the Best Band in the WORLD

Contact: Andy Dwyer
Calling all Pawnee musicians! Andy Dwyer, former lead guitarist of Mouse Rat, is creating a new super band that will put all other bands to shame – including Mouse Rat. If you’re interested in creating some amazing music, then I want to hear from you!

Form Features: 

  • Conditional Logic – Need to ask follow up questions based on a user’s response? With conditional logic, you can show and hide additional fields based on their inputs. Select one of the “Instruments” above and you’ll see additional fields are displayed.
  • Icon Choices – Transform your checkboxes into visually appealing icons with ease by choosing from our extensive library of icons and customizing their colors to suit your preferences.

Match the Staff to Their Dog

Contact: Donna Meagle
Your favorite employees of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee want to know what breed you think mostly accurately fits their personality. Can you help?

Match The Staff to Their Dog
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Form Features:

  • Lead Forms – Long forms have low conversion rates. With lead forms, you can ask one question at a time and make it seem easier to complete, thus increasing the chances that users will complete your form. Lead forms can be embedded anywhere on your site.
  • Image Choices – Instead of checkboxes, add your own pictures for users to select. With pictures, you can say more than just a couple of words.

Entrepreneurial Pitch Application

Contact: Tom Haverford
Do you think you have what it takes to be the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, or Tom Haverford?

Local serial entrepreneur, Tom Haverford, is looking for new investment opportunities. Now’s your chance to not only get investment for your ideas, but you will also receive 1 on 1 mentorship from the legendary mind behind Entertainment 720.

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Form Features:

  • Conditional Logic – Hide and show fields based on the user’s response. See if you can find Tom’s cheeky use of conditional log in his application.

Animal Shelter Volunteer

Author: April Ludgate
The Pawnee Animal Shelter is looking for volunteers. If you love cats and / or dogs, we need you! Thousands of animals pass through our shelter each year. They need your help to get daily exercise and enrichment until they are matched up with their forever families.

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Form Features: 

  • Digital Signature – Users can sign your form with their mouse. If their device is touch screen, they can also use their finger or stylus!


Hopefully you enjoyed these fun forms and came up with your own ideas of how to expand your online forms.

If you want to take advantage of some of the features mentioned in this post, get started with WPForms Pro today.

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