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39th Annual National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest Now Open

2021 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest Winning Poster
2021 National Missing Children's Day winning poster by Heidy Jimena Perez Veleta from Sunnyside Elementary School in Dodge City, Kansas

OJJDP invites fifth graders to participate in the 39th Annual National Missing Children's Day poster contest. This contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and exploited children with youth, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety. The Department of Justice will recognize the poster contest winner at the National Missing Children's Day ceremony on May 25, 2022.  

The theme of the poster contest is "Bringing Our Missing Children Home." 

Visit the National Missing Children's Day web page and the poster contest packet for additional information, including contest rules, submission deadlines, and contact information for state contest managers.


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Date Created: November 10, 2021