©2016 | Texas Association for Pupil Transportation
Keith A. Kaup -
Guidelines, Specifications, & Regulations
Any student enrolled in a public, parochial or other private elementary or middle school (plus high school for divisions 4 and 5 only) in the state of Texas may prepare artwork for entry into the TAPT School Bus Safety Poster Contest.
Posters must be submitted by each district to the local TAPT affiliate chapter no later than the April 2017 meeting to be voted on.
First place posters in each division from the local TAPT affiliate chapter will be sent to the TAPT School Bus Safety Poster Contest Chairperson, Sherri Lawson, no later than May 15, 2017 for entry into the state level of competition.
Division 1 Grades K-
Division 2 Grades 3-
Division 3 Grades 6-
Division 4 Special Education
Division 5 CAD (Computer Aided Drawing)
Every poster and slogan must harmonize with the 2017 poster contest theme:
My Driver -
Contestants must illustrate the above theme only. The theme on the poster must be exactly as shown above, to include all punctuation.
When Can Posters Be Drawn?
Posters can be drawn any time between September 2016 and April 2017, up to the deadline to submit an entry.
Posters must be delivered to your local TAPT affiliate chapter no later than the April 2017 meeting to be voted on.
First place posters in each division from the local affiliate chapter will be sent by the affiliate chapter to the TAPT School Bus Safety Poster Contest Chairperson, Sherri Lawson, no later than May 15, 2017, at the following address:
Spring Branch ISD -
Attn: Sherri Lawson, Director
1066 N. Gessner, Bldg. B
Houston, Texas 77055
The state level contest will be conducted in conjunction with the 2017 TAPT Conference and Trade show in Frisco, June 2017. Winner selected at the state level will be posted at www.tapt.com after July 1, 2017.
First place winning posters from the state level contest will be sent to the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Headquarters by October 1, 2017 for entry into the national contest.
Criteria for the selection of award-
The TAPT School Bus Safety Poster Contest committee reserves the right to disqualify any entry that does not comply with all contest requirements.
Prizes will be awarded at the state level contest as follows:
Complete rules for the
NAPT 2017 National School Bus Safety Poster Contest
can be downloaded HERE.