The National School Bus Safety Poster Contest is sponsored each year by the National Association for Pupil Transportation, the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services and the National School Transportation Association.
The national contest is open only to winners of state/province contests or contests held by overseas United States military installations. No other posters are accepted.
The Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association and the Kansas State Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit sponsor the state-level contest for Kansas. Please don’t mail posters directly to the National Association of Pupil Transportation as they must be judged at the state level first.
State contest - who may enter?
When can posters be drawn?
*Divisions #5 and Division #6 are eligible for competition within those respective divisions but are not eligible to be the overall contest winner at the national level.
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Every poster and slogan must harmonize with the 2022-23 poster contest theme.
Criteria for the selection of award-winning posters:
Prizes will be awarded for each division as follows at the state level:
Prizes will be awarded for each division as follows at the national level:
The first-place/overall winning poster will be used to promote National School Bus Safety Week in October 2023. The NSBSW Committee has the right to disqualify any entry that does not comply with all contest requirements.
Letters and drawings:
Submitting posters for state judging:
The official entry form found on the last page of these instructions must be completed in its entirety and fastened to the back of the poster. Please print clearly.
Mail posters to:
Kansas State Department of Education
Attn: School Bus Safety Unit
900 SW Jackson, Suite 102
Topeka, KS 66612-1212
Posters submitted for the school bus safety poster contest become the property of KSPTA/KSDE/NAPT and will not be returned.
Official card/entry form:
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