NSBSW Poster Contest

The centerpiece of National School Bus Safety Week is the Poster Contest. Thousands of school districts in over 40 states participate in local and state-level competitions to select artwork that depicts school bus safety-related themes and encourages and promotes school bus safety. The winning posters are used to promote safer school transportation for everyone.

2023-24 Poster Contest Important Information: 

  • The 2023-24 National School Bus Safety Week Poster Contest theme: Driving Safely Into the Future
  • Complete poster submission guidelines AND national poster submission form can be found here.
  • Key dates:
    • ​Monday, October 2 – April 1, 2024: Poster creation period
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2024: Posters must be submitted to State Directors; your State Director can be found here.
    • Friday, May 10, 2024: Winning STATE contest posters must be received by NAPT from state administrators 
    • Late spring/early summer of 2024: National winners will be notified and prizes will be sent

Please Note
: The Poster Contest and National School Bus Safety Week are two different events. The poster theme becomes the theme for the following year's National School Bus Safety Week, which is an active and evolving public education program designed to promote school bus safety. This annual event is held during the third full week in October each year.

22 - 23 Winning Poster:

Avrie Siedschlag
Coon Rapids Middle School
Coon Rapids, MN 


2023 Poster


2022 Poster

2021 Poster

2020 Poster

2019 Poster

2018 Poster

2017 Poster

2016 Poster

2015 Poster

2014 Poster

2013 Poster

2012 Poster

2011 Poster

Print the 2022-23 NSBSW Poster Contest Poster Winner:

2022-23 Divisional NSBSW Poster Contest Winners: 

  • All winning posters can be viewed here.