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OJJDP Announces 2016 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest

November 25, 2015

MCDPoster2016 OJJDP invites fifth graders to participate in the 2016 National Missing Children's Day poster contest. The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with youth, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety.

OJJDP will invite the national winner, parents, and teacher to Washington, DC, to participate in the National Missing Children's Day commemoration in May 2016.

Submissions are due by March 16, 2016.


Visit the poster contest page for contest rules and contact information for state contest managers. Email questions to the Missing and Exploited Children's Program.

Learn more about National Missing Children's Day.

Access resources for families of missing or exploited children on the OJJDP and the Missing and Exploited Children's Program websites.

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