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See the winning PSAs for this year’s contest below!

An exciting PSA Challenge for teens to help prevent speeding

Challenge

Send us your idea for a 30-second PSA about the dangers of speeding.

Prize

You can win a $2,000.00 Scholarship PLUS Work with an Emmy Award-winning director to make your idea into a Public Service Announcement to be featured on national TV.

Why

You can help prevent crashes that kill and injure thousands every year. For teens, crashes are the #1 killer. Your PSA idea can help make a difference.

Details

Contest opens September 14, 2020. All entries must be received by December 21, 2020. Open to teens aged 13 through 19 in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. 

 

Past Winners
2015
Winner

Rachel Diaz

"It’s Not JustTexting"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2016
2nd Runner Up

Paige Ruesch

"Shut it Down or Shut Down Your Life"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2016
1st Runner-up

Dustin Payne

"How Would You Feel"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2016
Winner

Abigail Evans

"Don’t Just BeAnother Number"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2017
2nd Runner-up

Payton Ball

"The Arguing CanWait"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2017
1st Runner-up

Mackenzie Taulbee

"Texting is Greatbut it Can Wait"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2017
Winner

Hannah Christy

"Too Tired toDrive"

Theme: Drowsy Driving

(0:30)
2018
2nd Runner-up

Lauren Royter

"AvoidableDangers"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2018
1st Runner-up

Cheyanne Montozzi

"Don’t Go Live"

Theme: Distracted Driving

(0:30)
2019
2nd Runner-up

Johnathan Culver

"Drowsy Driving is Dangerous Driving"

Theme: Drowsy Driving

(0:30)
2019
1st Runner-up

Logan Conner

"Better Safe Than Sleepy"

Theme: Drowsy Driving

(0:30)
2019
Winner

Kaitlyn Webber

"Don’t Let Drowsy Win"

Theme: Drowsy Driving

(0:30)
2020
2nd Runner Up

Ethan Fragoso, Valparaiso, IN

"Drive Hammered, Get Nailed"

(0:30)
2020
1st Runner Up

Maya Vickery, Valparaiso, IN

"Be Prepared"

(0:30)
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