Mike Hilgers

Nebraska Attorney General

Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Artwork by 2024 contest winner, Emma Meier
"Bringing Our Missing Children Home"
We are pleased to invite all Nebraska 5th grade students to recognize National Missing Children’s Day by participating in the Nebraska 2024 Missing Children’s Day poster contest.  The theme of the contest is, “Bringing Our Missing Children Home”.
Contest Rules
  1. Applicants must be in the fifth grade.
  2. The new slogan “Bringing Our Missing Children Home” must appear somewhere on the poster.
  3. Posters must be created by hand. Posters with printed images, collages, and stamping are not eligible.
  4. Posters should be original in design. Be creative! Use acrylics, watercolor, pencil, charcoal, magic markers, spray paint, crayons, pastels, and etc.
  5. The finished poster must measure 8½ x 14 inches.
  6. The poster must be submitted with a completed application, which includes: 
  • A description of the poster 
  • A brief biography of the artist, either typed or written legibly
  • The Parent/Guardian Release and Consent Form
Complete information regarding the national poster contest can also be found at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention website. The U.S. Department of Justice has created a Missing Children’s Day Discussion Guide that can be used to assist your classroom instruction.