National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Every year, the Department of Justice aims to have all 50 states and territiories participate in the contest. It is our hope that at least one child in every state has the opportunity to learn about missing children‘s issues and participate in this important initiative. We need your help in ensuring that we are able to meet this goal.

The following states are currently unrepresented in this year’s contest:

  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Utah

Fifth-grade students may submit a poster based on the theme, “Bring Our Missing Children Home.” The contest raises awareness of the effort to bring missing children home safely while also highlighting the importance of proactive education programs.

The winner will travel to Washington, DC to receive an award and participate in the Missing Children’s Day Ceremony on May 23rd.

The national poster contest concludes on March 21, 2012. There’s still time to get your state and fifth grade class involved!

For more information about the contest and how you can become involved, please contact MECP at 1-888-347-5610 or [email protected].