CRC-supported UK sustainable charity group Sustrans have launched a competition as part of their ongoing campaign to reduce the speed limit in residential areas to 20mph – and you can enter now!
All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning is design a postcard with your thoughts on how reduced speed limits would change your life. Be creative! It could be a drawing or a diagram, a poem, song or rap. One amazing photo might say it all… or a collage of several. If you’re good at catchy slogans, perhaps a few words would say it better than a hundred? Or maybe you have so much to say only a letter will do. You could use a little of all these ideas – or invent your own.
Fantastic prizes on offer include family holidays from Sawday’s Canopy & Stars and Islabikes. One lucky winner drawn at random will win a BMX stunt display for their school from Inspire Promotions.
You could win a holiday in one of these awesome treehouses!
How to enter
The competition is open to anyone aged between 7 – 11 years.
Download the entry form (pdf) and create your postcard design within the boundaries shown. Complete all of the information required and post your entry back to: Be A Two-Zero Hero, Sustrans, 2 Cathedral Square, Bristol BS1 5DD. Alternatively you can scan your completed entry form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All entries must be received by midnight on Wednesday 31st October 2012.
If you are a teacher, you can submit multiple entries for your class using the cover slip. Please ensure that each child’s entry has their name and date of birth clearly stated.
Judging panel and criteria
Entries will be judged on their creativity, originality and clarity in getting the 20 miles per hour message across. Watch this space for details of a special celebrity judge!
Influence your local decision makers
Once the competition has closed and the winners have been chosen, we want to make sure that your voices are heard. We’ll send a copy of your design to the person who makes the decisions about transport where you live and your MP, MSP, AM or MLA (there to represent your views to your government) to let them know what you think.
By doing this, we hope to bring about change so that everyone can be a winner.
Check out this great little video for some ideas and inspiration.