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Is your tween or teen motivated by money or fame? We’re offering a little of both, and this year, teachers can cash in too!

NTTA’s 2020 Digital Media Design Contest is focusing on road safety, and we want students who are actively enrolled in grades 8-12 to submit their original designs before April 19.

The winning student will get a $250 Visa gift card plus attention for their talent, and the teacher whose name is listed on the most entry forms will also win a $250 Visa gift card to help with classroom supplies.


The winning entry will incorporate a safety message/design to help us bring attention to one of these safety campaigns:

National Work Zone Awareness Week or International My Red Thumb Day

Eligible contest entries must be submitted electronically and can include digital illustration, photography or graphic design. Hand-drawn or painted images are also eligible if they are converted to a digital file and submitted electronically.

All artwork must be an original work of authorship, authored by the student and not infringe on any third-party rights. Other requirements include:

  • Submission, including entry form, must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. (CT), Sunday, April 19, 2020, via email to
  • JPEG or PNG files only, attached to the email
  • Files must be no larger than 1 MB
  • 476 x 249 pixel ratio, landscape
  • Must be 72 DPI in RGB color format
  • Do not include disturbing graphic imagery
  • Do not include NTTA® or TollTag® trademarks or logos
  • Entries must incorporate a safety message/design. Sample topics:
    • Eliminating distracted driving, especially texting while driving (Earn bonus points for featuring NTTA’s Red Thumb campaign)
    • Work-zone safety awareness
    • Driver/road worker safety
  • Review the Official Rules

The winning Student and the Teacher will be announced on or before May 5, 2020, via NTTA’s social media channels and the TollTag Insider newsletter.

Submit your design early to make a big impression!