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OJJDP Announces 2014 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest

October 21, 2013

MCD PosterThe Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) invites fifth grade students to participate in the National Missing Children’s Day poster contest. The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with children, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety.

OJJDP will invite the national winner to Washington, DC, to participate in the National Missing Children’s Day commemoration in May 2014, at which he or she will receive an award for the winning artwork.

Submissions are due by February 28, 2014.


Visit the poster contest page for additional information, including contest rules and contact information for state contest managers.

Access resources for families of missing or exploited children on the OJJDP and the Missing and Exploited Children’s Program Web sites.