Each entry must be:
Please note, no photography, trademarked or copyrighted characters may be used in any entry.
Winning entries will be selected on the basis of:
Winners will be notified in the summer.
A first place, second place and third place winner will be selected from each participating grade level, K-12.
Winning entries will be printed as next year's safety posters, displayed in Metra stations, featured in the Metra Safety Calendar and included in Metra's downloadable safety screensaver.
All entries must be received by March 15, 2012. Entries can be submitted via the contest website, www.metracontest.com, or via mail to:
Administrator, Metra Safety Poster Contest
444 N. Michigan Ave. - Suite 3600
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Please note that all winning entries will have to be scanned and therefore cannot contain three dimensional artwork or be folded for mailing.
Please contact Metra at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (312) 322-6491, if your school is participating in the contest. Additionally, if you prefer to work with printed materials, please contact Metra via the information above to request a Metra Safety Poster Contest starter kit.
Metra is not responsible for lost, stolen or incomplete entries. Metra cannot return poster materials or completed entries submitted as part of the contest. Once submitted, Metra becomes the owner of all posters and related materials.
By submitting materials for Metra's 2011-2012 Safety Poster Contest you are agreeing that all participants have parental consent to submit materials to Metra. Additionally, you are giving Metra permission to use the name, hometown and school of each participant. Pictures of winners also may be taken for and used in Metra promotional activities related to the poster contest.