The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) is conducting a 2018 national K-12 poster contest. The goal of the contest is to engage young people in creating posters to encourage other young people to use the Internet safely and securely. All public, private or home schooled students in kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible to participate.

The top four Virginia winners from each grade group (K-5, 6-8, 9-12) will be entered into the national competition. Entries received may be used in national, regional and state cyber and computer security awareness campaigns.

How to Enter: Schools may submit entries to the Commonwealth of Virginia competition by emailing submissions to A parent may submit their entries for home schooled students directly to MS-ISAC. The official rules and topic suggestions are included with the entry form. Please include the following entry form completely filled out (all fields are required) when submitting the poster.

2018 Official Rules and Entry Form

Commonwealth of Virginia submittals must be received by midnight on Jan. 11, 2018. Winners of the Virginia contest will be automatically submitted to the national contest.

Entry Requirements:
Please see the MS-ISAC National Contest website for entry requirements and judging criteria.

For more information or questions, please email

2017 Virginia MS ISAC National Poster Competition Finalists

Category 6-8Category 9-12

7th Grade, Jade and Rachel
H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program

11th Grade, Faith
Commonwealth Academy
10th Grade, Sergio
Potomac High School

2016 Virginia Poster Competition Winner

Category 9-12

11th Grade, Chris Osbourn
Park High School