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Registration has closed, but start thinking about what you can do for next year! That's right, we're going to be able to give away another $150,000 in scholarships! Get your Twitter account set up and build that group of followers now using #TXTL8RIN so you'll be ready in April 2016.  

Learn more about staying safe on the road by visiting our resources page or Distraction.gov. We'll be posting the 2015 scholarship winners soon! 

Attention Indiana high school and college students - we want to change attitudes and behaviors related to texting and driving and we need your help!   Use your creativity and social media savvy to spread the message about the dangers of texting and driving.  Winners receive $5,000 to help pay for your post-secondary education. Get registered now, the official challenge runs Apri 1 - April 30!

A Message from Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann

Win Scholarship Money!

Be the person (or team) with the largest distribution of your message on TwitterVine or Instagram and you could win $5,000!  

Each category includes a high school and post secondary division:


Twitter  - (most retweets, and favorites):  $5,000

Vine - most likes:  $5,000

Vine - most creative: $5,000

Instagram - most likes: $5,000

Instagram - most creative: $5,000

Learn more about the Rules.


Work as a Team

Up to three people can work together on the same account.  If your team’s account wins, each person receives $5,000 for his or her future education!


Get Started

Download the contest flyer here and spread the word!

  • You must have a Twitter account to participate
  • If you use Instagram and/or Vine, you must link those platforms to your Twitter account
  • Learn how to link your Vine account to Twitter
  • Learn how to link your Instagram account to Twitter
  • You will need to provide your Twitter, Instagram and Vine account names during registration
  • All posts entered must be public - you cannot have your accounts set to private
  • Must use #TXTL8RIN in every post
  • Use “Drive Now. TXT L8R.” whenever possible in your posts 
  • Include this logo whenever possible
  • Do not text and drive while putting together your posts

See previous winners here