- Theme Contest -

Enter the 2021 Theme Contest


Send us your ideas for the 2021 Red Ribbon Theme Contest today for a chance to win $500 in Red Ribbon Theme Merchandise in 2021.

  • Entries must be received by December 4, 2020 at 11:59pm (EST), via email to redribbon@nfp.org or via mail to National Family Partnership, 2490 Coral Way, Floor 3, Miami, FL 33145. Please include your name, school, telephone number and email address. Winners will be announced on or before February 3rd, 2021.
  • All entries become property of the National Family Partnership. Note: NFP reserves the right to select the theme or design from one submission and match it with another submitted theme or design. In that case, there will be two contest winners.
  • Entries can include a double looped Red Ribbon but it is not required. (Please refer to Red Ribbon logo for sample image in www.redribbon.org/downloads)


  • Red Ribbon Week is celebrated in schools across America, where banners and signs are hung from marquees and fences. Whatever the theme or design you create should fit well within that context.
  • Themes should be brief and as catchy as possible. This year's theme is "Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free." Last year's theme was "Send A Message. Stay Drug Free." Other recent theme slogans include  "Life Is Your Journey. Travel Drug Free.", "Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free.", "YOLO. Be Drug Free.", "Love Yourself. Be Drug Free.", "A Healthy Me Is Drug Free.", "The Best Me Is Drug Free," “It's Up To Me To Be Drug Free," "100% Me Drug Free,” “Look At Me I’m Drug Free” and “Drug Free Is The Key.”
  • While the red ribbon should be prominently featured in the design, don’t be afraid to use other colors, as well.