SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A committee has formed in Sioux Falls to push for the creation of a flag to represent the city.

The Committee to Establish a Suitable Flying Banner for the City of Sioux Falls is asking people to submit flag designs by July 15. A panel of judges will choose designs to display to the public in August.

Committee Chairman Hugh Weber tells the Argus Leader newspaper ( ) that the group doesn't know whether it will pursue making the chosen flag official. That would involve approval by the City Council.

An association devoted to the study of flags recently surveyed the largest 150 communities in the nation and found that only Sioux Falls and two others lacked a city flag.

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