Red ribbon drug prevention contest kicks off

The National Family Partnership® (NFP) announces the national contest for its 28th annual Red Ribbon Week®, Oct. 23-31. The campaign is for prevention of drug and alcohol abuse by youth.

1.) Students bring the Red Ribbon Week® message home by working alongside parents to decorate their front door, mailbox or fence with a red ribbon and this year’s theme “A Healthy Me Is Drug Free™.”

2.) Entrants take a photo with the family and their Red Ribbon Week® decoration, then upload to by Nov. 4 (must be 18+ to upload photos).

3.) Ask family and friends to vote for your entry at Nov. 5-19. Ten winners from regions across the U.S. will win.

Winners will be announced at on December 6th and recognized at winning schools throughout December.

Visit for contest information.