About the Contest

Now is Your Chance to Show Off Your Creativity!

Do you have a great idea for a traffic safety Video or Billboard? Are you ready to showcase your ideas? Now is your chance! The North Dakota Department of Transportation is partnering with AAA North Dakota and North Dakota Safety Council to hold the 3rd Annual NDTeenDrivers Traffic Safety Contest! This contest is your chance to show off your creativity and ideas to the entire state for a chance to win great prizes.


30 second Video Campaign

1st place: $750 cash total for group or individual
2nd place: $300 cash total for group or individual
3rd place: $200 cash total for group or individual

Billboard Design Campaign

1st place: $750 cash total for group or individual
2nd place: $300 cash total for group or individual
3rd place: $200 cash total for group or individual

Ready to Get Started?

Check out the step by step instructions below


Submit Your Entry

Download the entry form and submit with video or billboard entry by April 4, 2012.

You can download entry form here.


Mail the form and entry to the ND Department of Transportation at:

ND Department of Transportation,
"NDTeenDrivers Traffic Safety Contest 2012"
Attn: Carol Thurn
608 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505


Any questions about the contest can be emailed to dot@nd.gov with "Teen Contest" written in the subject line of the email.


Important Requirements

Any participant must be a student enrolled at a North Dakota middle or high school, and must be between 14-19 years of age (as of February 1, 2012).
All participants in a group must attend the same school.

Important Contest Deadlines

Date Activity
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Entry Form available at http://www.ndteendrivers.com and traffic safety video or billboard creating can begin
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 All Video and Billboard entries must be postmarked and received by the ND Department of Transportation
Monday, April 16, 2012 Top 5 Finalists for Video and Billboard Campaigns announced on http://www.ndteendrivers.com/
Monday, April 16, 2012 Public voting begins on Top 5 Finalists for Video and Billboard Campaigns
Friday, April 27, 2012 Public voting closes at 5:00 pm CST on Top 5 Finalists for Video and Billboard Campaigns
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Video and Billboard Campaign winners will be announced