In order to spread the message about radon’s health hazards, the American Lung Association along with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, CanSAR, and Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago host the annual statewide Illinois Radon Poster Contest. The contest officially starts on January 1st, 2024 and runs until March 15th 2024. Please see below for official rules and details.

Official Rules

Below you will find a link to the official rules for the 2024 Illinois Radon Poster Contest, along with a Sample Entry Form.

Congratulations to the 2023 Illinois Radon Poster Contest winners!

First Place: Radon Kills El Radon Mata by Lila M. (Home Schooled)
The Radinator VS The Silent Killer by Paris H. (Eastwood Elementary School) Second Place: The Radinator VS The Silent Killer by Paris H. (Eastwood Elementary School)
Elephant In the Room by Rayann I. (Hadley Middle School) Third Place: Elephant In the Room by Rayann I. (Hadley Middle School)

Past Winners

2022 Contest Winners

Poster that reads "give your house a gift, a radon test kit." In the middle there is a gas mask and in the eye of the mask is an illustration of a neighborhood. 1st Place: Healthy House, Healthy You by Ira T. (Aptakisic Junior High School, 8th grade)
Poster that reads "have your home better than ever, test your house for radon." In the middle of the poster there is an illustration of a panda spraying a radon sign with a fire extinguisher. 2nd Place: Have Your Home Better Than Ever: Test Your House For Radon by Grace W. (Lincoln Elementary, 5th grade)
Poster with illustration of a billboard that has a picture of a radon sign on it and reads "check for radon today." 3rd Place: Ways to Inform Radon – Billboard by Xuhan D. (Aptakisic Junior High School, 8th grade)

2021 Contest Winners

1st Place: Discuss with your family, check for Radon now! by Anna Yang (Aptakisic Junior Highschool, 8th grade) 1st Place: Discuss with your family, check for Radon now! by Anna Yang (Aptakisic Junior Highschool, 8th grade)
2nd Place: Unwanted Guest by Meyer Niehaus (Washington Middle School, 8th grade) 2nd Place: Unwanted Guest by Meyer Niehaus (Washington Middle School, 8th grade)
3rd Place: Whoooooo Should Test for Radon? You! by Mia Moore (Home School, 9th grade) 3rd Place: Whoooooo Should Test for Radon? You! by Mia Moore (Home School, 9th grade)

Contact Information

For additional information or for any other comments/concerns please feel free to reach out to:

[email protected] or call 1-(800)-325-1245 Monday – Friday 8:30AM to 4:30PM CT

Page last updated: June 25, 2024

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