The deadline is less than a month away for Kansas kids ages 5 to 13 to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focusing on Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day – a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities. All entries must be postmarked by Friday, Sept. 20.
Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge at the Legends in Kansas City, Kan., and also $50 gas cards from QuikTrip Corp.
A total of 18 regional winners in the six regions and age groups (ages 5-7, ages 8-10 and ages 11-13) will each receive a bicycle and a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas.
Entries should be mailed to: AAA Kansas, Public Affairs, 3545 SW 6th Street, Topeka, KS, 66606. On the back of the 8 ½-by-11-inch paper entry must be the child’s full name; age at time of entry; mailing address; county; a parent’s name; and contact phone number. For more information on the contest and the national safety campaign, go to KDOT’s website at www.ksdot.org.