LAPTA Contests

LAPTA has wonderful and fun contests for Local PTA Units. The Safety Poster Contest emphasizes fire safety. The Love Louisiana Video Challenge is a fun way to celebrate Louisiana. The Reflections Theme Search for 2024-25 needs students to submit original theme ideas. The Reflections Program has all details at

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LAPTA Toolkit: Awards, Grants, and Contests

View or download Awards, Grants, and Contests Toolkit - PDF or Word

View or download a specific section in the Toolkit:

  • Advocacy Awards - PDF or Word

  • Apply for National PTA Grants - PDF 

  • Centennial Button Pins - PDF

  • Creative Teacher $500 Grant Application - PDF or Word 

  • Day of Service $500 Grant Application - PDF or Word

  • Healthy Minds $750 Grant Application - PDF or Word

  • Louisiana PTA Grants Overview - PDF 

  • Love Louisiana Video Challenge & Sample Flyer - PDF or Word

  • Membership: Annual Awards - PDF or Word

  • Membership: Monthly Challenges - PDF or Word

  • Mentor-a-PTA Award - PDF or Word

  • National PTA $75 Convention Grant Application - PDF or Word

  • National PTA $75 Legislative Convention Grant - PDF or Word

  • Outstanding PTA Newsletter Award - PDF or Word

  • Reading & Literacy $750 Grant Application - PDF or Word

  • Reflections Program - PDF or Word

  • Reflections Theme Search Contest - PDF or Word

  • Safety Poster Contest & Sample Flyer - PDF or Word

  • Top Grant Writing Tips - PDF or Word

  • Volunteer of the Year Award - PDF or Word


As Louisiana PTA observes its Centennial Celebration, the Fire Prevention Week Program and Sparky the Fire Dog are also 100 years old! Fire Prevention Week is October 9-16, 2022. See for fire safety messages, activities, materials, games, lesson plans, safety tip sheet, and more.

Show the students this promotional video from Louisiana Fire Marshall Dan Wallace!

The Love Louisiana Video Challenge celebrates all things wonderful about Louisiana and our children’s education. LAPTA wants video submissions from students expressing what makes Louisiana special. This should be really fun to see what the students create! Winning videos will be shown at the LAPTA Centennial Celebration on March 25, 2023, in Baton Rouge. 

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The search is on for a future Reflections theme! Help us pick the theme that will spark fun and creativity for a future National PTA Reflections program! The student who submits the final winning entry for National PTA will receive a $100 prize. We’re looking for the most original theme ideas. This means past themes and duplicate submissions will not be considered. The past list of themes can be found at the bottom of the submission form page.

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