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Welcome to the Go Safely, California Poster Contest!

Your Mission

Design a poster to encourage your peers to “Go Safely” by using safe practices when walking or biking.

Unleash Your Creativity

Download the poster template, then use your imagination to bring it to life! Add color, paint, characters, cars, etc. The options are endless! Just remember, safety first!

How to Enter

  1. Download poster template and print.

  2. Design your poster and be creative.

  3. Take a picture of your poster or scan a JPEG.

  4. Download and fill out the Parent Waiver form.

  5. Submit your poster image below and send your parent waiver form to GoSafelyContest@gmail.com.

Download and print Poster Template:

Blank Template and Creative Examples:

Poster Template blank
Poster example 1
Poster 2
BP Poster example 3

Download and print Parent Waiver Form:

Prizes awarded individually for 6th, 7th and 8th grades
1ST PLACE PRIZE
Laptop
2ND PLACE PRIZE
Tablet
3RD PLACE PRIZE
Deluxe Art Set
HONORABLE MENTION
Art Set

Once you’ve finished coloring and designing your poster and are ready to enter, take a picture of your poster or scan and submit it on the entry form below.

Have a parent or guardian print and fill out the Parent Waiver form and sign it. Submit the completed form by emailing a scanned version to Go Safely PSA Contest at GoSafelyContest@gmail.com.

Winners will be chosen based on criteria provided in the Contest Rules & Info and announced on GoSafelyCa.org. A panel of judges will award First Place, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention prizes.

Contest extended to: 5pm on Monday, 12/2/2019. Winners will be announced by 5pm on Monday, 12/9/2019.

Only one entry per student will be allowed.
NO TEAM ENTRIES. More than one student may NOT submit a single entry.

Remember the Go Safely poster contest is open to California students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades only.

Your submission has to be approved before it will appear on our site. Once content has been approved, you will receive a confirmation submission email.

For any questions related to the contest, please email: GoSafelyContest@gmail.com

Allowed File Types:JPEG Allowed File Size Limit:10MB

I would like to title this piece of art Looking Both Ways is Safe. I created this art with color pencils and used shading and value. Some things I learned while creating my art were how safety is important in

School Name and City: Valadez Middle School Academy, Placentia
Grade Level: 7th Grade

I would like to name my art “Know When to Cross”. I used color pencil and markers to color my artwork. Some things I learned while creating my art were how people need to be safe, the person walking and

School Name and City: Valadez Middle School Academy and Placentia
Grade Level: 8th Grade

The poster is showing that crossing the crosswalk is always the safest option

School Name and City: Bud Carson Middle School , Hawthorne , CA
Grade Level: 8th Grade

Picture depicts a man crossing the street and a woman in a car waving him by.

School Name and City: Olive Pierce Middle School in Ramona, CA
Grade Level: 7th Grade

The title “look both ways” is a safety rule to make sure there are no cars near by.,

School Name and City: Adelante Dual Language Academy, San Jose
Grade Level: 8th Grade

Focus on the ROAD, not on your status. Without Safety your life is in danger. Safety is KEY to our Future!!!

School Name and City: Peterson Middle School, Sunnyvale
Grade Level: 6th Grade

“Look Both Ways”

School Name and City: Arizona Middle School Riverside
Grade Level: 6th Grade

Don’t Interact in the Middle of the Road

School Name and City: Peterson Middle School, Santa Clara
Grade Level: 6th Grade

Bicyclist and pedestrian crossing safely

School Name and City: Central Middle School, San Carlos
Grade Level: 8th Grade

orange cone crossing

School Name and City: Central Middle School, San Carlos
Grade Level: 8th Grade

Making Roads Safer

School Name and City: Bud Carson Middle School, Hawthorne, CA
Grade Level: 8th Grade

Octopus crossing with sea turtle crossing guard

School Name and City: Central Middle School, San Carlos
Grade Level: 8th Grade

Keep All Eyes On The Road

School Name and City: JL Stanford Middle School, Palo Alto
Grade Level: 6th Grade

You Are More Important Than Your Phone!

School Name and City: Bud Carson Middle School, Hawthorne, CA
Grade Level: 8th Grade

A red dragon safely riding a bike with a helmet across a cross walk.
Words say: “Wear a helmet when biking. Even Dragons do.”

School Name and City: Fred Newhart Middle School, Laguna Niguel
Grade Level: 6th Grade

Meerkats being Safe.

School Name and City: Granite Ridge Intermediate, Fresno
Grade Level: 7th Grade

Crossing The Street in 3 Simple Steps

School Name and City: Sierra Charter School, Fresno
Grade Level: 7th Grade

Stop at the edge of the street and use your hands to communicate with others. Go safely!

School Name and City: Lawson Middle school,sunnyvale
Grade Level: 8th Grade

Young Jimmy is walking down the street looking both ways for traffic.

School Name and City: Heritage K 8 Charter, Escondido
Grade Level: 6th Grade

Be Safe

School Name and City: Bud Carson Middle School, Hawthorne, CA
Grade Level: 8th Grade
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