Metra Extends Safety Competition Deadline

Publication Date
Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Metra announced today that it is extending the deadline for entries in its 17th Annual Safety Competition to May 5.

The competition asks students in grades K through 12 across Metra’s service area to create posters or videos around the theme: “Become a Safety Influencer” for a chance to win up to $500 in prizes.

For the first time in the contest’s history, students can submit entries in a variety of visual formats. Students in Grades K through 4 can submit a poster and students in Grades 5 through 8 can submit either a poster or a 30-second video. Students in Grades 9 through 12 have the option of creating a poster, video, or social media post centered around the contest theme.

For complete contest rules and information on how to submit an entry, please visit the Safety Competition website, The contest is open to all students in grades K-12 who reside in Metra’s six-county service area.