Reflections Theme Search Competition

Choose a Theme for the 2018-2019 Reflections Program!

National PTA Reflections sponsors a student-focused Theme Search Contest annually to determine a future program theme. NCPTA welcomes all students from PTAs in good standing to participate!

NCPTA will select 5 winning themes in November to represent North Carolina in the contest for the 2018-19 Reflections Theme!


  • The 2016 – 2017 theme is “What Is Your Story?”
  • The 2017-18 theme is “Within Reach.”

Click here for a list of past themes, as these will not be considered for future submission.

Theme Search Online Submission

The application period for this contest begins on October 1 and ends October 31, 2016. All theme submissions must be entered online by October 31st.

No paper copies will be submitted to the state office.

Students from PTAs in good standing may submit up to 5 entries. If your theme is selected as one of the five winning entries advancing to National PTA for final judging, NCPTA will contact you to submit additional required paperwork. The 5 winning entries selected to move on to the National competition and represent NCPTA will be featured on the NCPTA website and be recognized at the NCPTA State Reflections Celebration in the spring.

The student who submits the winning entry at the National level of judging will receive $100, and his or her theme will be announced at the 2017 Annual National PTA Convention.

Themes must be submitted to NCPTA by October 31. The Theme Search contest is closed.