2020 FMCD Essay and Poster Contest

Essay Contest - Due March 6th, 2020

  • Essays must be written using the prompt “This Is How I Stay Safe All Day”
  • All essays must be two pages handwritten or one-page typewritten.
  • Schools must choose one school-wide winner to be submitted to the state contest.

2020 Essay Contest Flyer
2020 Essay Contest Teacher's Guide

Poster Contest – All Entries Must Be Received by FDLE by February 17th, 2020​

  • All posters must be created using the theme “Bringing Our Missing Children Home” (these words must appear on the poster to qualify).
  • Posters must measure 8 ½ x 14 inches
  • Posters must be created by hand. Students can use pencil, crayon, marker, pastel, acrylic, paint, watercolor, charcoal, etc.
  • Posters cannot include printed images, collages, or stamps.
  • All posters must be submitted with a completed Contest Application and Consent Form.

Poster Contest Packet
Poster Contest Application and Consent Form

Posters and essays can be mailed to the following address:

Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Attn: Craig Schroeder (EIS)
2331 Phillips Road
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Essay submissions can also be emailed to fmcd@fdle.state.fl.us.