30th Annual National Night Out
August 6, 2013
Important Dates |
| Party Ideas
National Night Out 2013 (NNO) is coming!!!
Orlando’s National Night Out Theme: "Giving
Crime and Drugs a Going Away Party"
Registration – You may complete your
registration online here or call the Neighborhood Watch Unit at 407-246-2369,
and a registration packet will be mailed to you. To be eligible for the NNO
theme contest, registration entries must be received by 5 p.m., June 28, 2013.
To guarantee receipt of a free NNO Party Package, you must register by July 15,
Prevention Theme Party Contest - First, second, and third place prizes will be given to the NNO party scoring
the highest on their theme party outline. Winning parties must have a crime
prevention theme that ties in to Orlando's NNO theme. Your party will be judged
with a rubric prior to the NNO event based on the following: Use of Theme,
Creativity, Neighborhood & Local Business Involvement, Crime Prevention message
& Education, and Clarity of Party Outline. Be sure to include a detailed
narrative of your party plans with your registration form. Entries must be
received by June 28, 2013. Each winning party will receive prizes and a visit
from the NNO Special Caravan: Mayor Buddy Dyer, Police Chief Paul Rooney, and
Fire Chief John Miller.
NNO Recruit Your Neighbor - March 25, 2013 through July 8, 2013. Recruit
a new neighborhood and win a great prize!!! Great prizes will be given to NNO
Organizers who recruit new streets to register and host their own NNO block
party on their own street. The recruited street will receive the NNO Newbie
Party Package, in addition to their regular NNO Party Package. Organizers – be
sure and include the recruits name and contact info on your registration form.
Earn two entries into the grand prize drawing if you are a veteran NNO organizer
and you grow your party by 10%. Earn five entries into the grand prize drawing
if you are a veteran NNO organizer and you recruit a new neighborhood/street to
have their OWN party.
National Night Out Coloring Contest and Essay
Contest – Get the children involved in your crime prevention efforts
through our coloring contest for children ages 5 – 8 or the essay contest for
children ages 9 – 12. Theme park tickets will be awarded to winning entries.
Click here for a copy of the coloring page, contest rules, essay prompt
and essay contest rules. If you are unable to print the coloring page, please
call the Neighborhood Watch Office at 407-246-2369 and request that copies be
mailed to you. We suggest that you set up a table at your event just for the
children, complete with the coloring contest pages, paper for writing, crayons,
pencils, and colored pencils. Encourage them to complete their contest entries
during the party and you may even want to offer your own neighborhood incentive
by selecting a winner on the day of the event. Then be sure and mail all of the
entries in to the Neighborhood Watch Unit of the Orlando Police Department by
August 12, 2013 for judging.
Win Big Prizes – Each NNO Organizer will be entered into a drawing for
great prizes. In past years, prizes have included stays at the Peabody, Dave and
Busters gift cards, gas grills and theme park tickets. Be on the lookout for a
list of the 2013 prizes.
Five ways to earn entries and win:
Submit pictures of your NNO
Planning Week activities and receive an entry into the drawing.
Recruit a new street to hold their
own NNO party and receive five entries into the drawing.
Grow your NNO party by 10% and
receive two entries into the drawing.
Submit your NNO Registration Form
by July 31, 2013 and receive an entry into the drawing.
Submit your NNO Evaluation by
August 13, 2013 and receive an entry into the drawing.
Submit your best five photos from
your event by August 13, 2013 and receive an entry into the drawing
**Be sure to do all six, to have up to eleven chances to
For more information or help in planning your block party for the 30th annual
National Night Out on August 6, 2013, contact your Neighborhood Watch
Commissioner Districts 3, 4 & 5
Commissioner Districts 1, 2, & 6
Thank you for participating in National Night Out 2013 and helping to make this
year the biggest and best Orlando has ever had!
Orlando Police Department
Neighborhood Watch Unit
100 S. Hughey Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801