The deadlines are quickly approaching for poster and video contests as part of the annual Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day safety campaign. All Kansas kids can win great prizes and learn about traffic safety by participating.
Poster contest: For Kansas kids ages 5 to 13 – poster entries must be postmarked by Friday, Sept. 22. Three statewide winners will each receive:
• Kindle Fire Tablet and case from the Kansas Turnpike Authority;
• $50 gift card from Wal Mart;
• $50 Amazon gift card from the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store
Association of Kansas;
• Movie passes from AAA Kansas.
A total of 18 regional winners in the six regions and age groups (ages 5-7, ages 8-10 and ages 11-13) will receive a bicycle and a helmet from Safe Kids Kansas. Information and entry forms are available here.
Video contest: For Kansas teens in grades 8-12 – video entries must be posted by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 24. Prizes include an iPad, a Go Pro and a DJI Osmo camera, and the school of the grand prize winner will receive $500 for its booster club. Information to submit entries is available here.
The Kansas Department of Transportation, the Kansas Highway Patrol and other traffic safety organizations are sponsoring the contests.