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2018 Student Contest Rules

2018 Contest Rules

Sponsored by

Burlington Writers Club

DEADLINE - FEBRUARY 17, 2018

WRITING GUIDELINES

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  1.  Students in grades 3 – 12 who attend an Alamance County public, private, charter, Christian or home school are eligible to enter.

  2.  No entry is eligible if it has been published or won a first place award in ANY competition. 

  3. POETRY REQUIREMENTS:  (original or clear copies)    ONE ENTRY PER STUDENT
    32 lines maximum  11 or 12 size font Single space
    8 ½ x 11 plain white paper Title at top of page NO name on entry
    3” x 5” index card WITH: Title of poem, student’s name, address, Paper clip card to entry.
      phone number, school name, teacher and grade. 

    Keep copy for your records.           Please follow instructions to ensure judging. 
                                                                                                               

    MAIL POETRY ENTRIES TO:

    Elementary Poetry                                                       Middle School Poetry                                                     High School Poetry
    7022 Bethel South Fork Rd.                                      1404 Freshwater Ct.                                                       2566 Pinetop Ave.
    Graham, NC 27253                                                       Wake Forest, NC 27587                                                 Graham, NC  27253


  4. FICTION REQUIREMENTS: (original or clear copies)   ONE ENTRY PER STUDENT

    1,000 words max  11 or 12 size font Double space
    8 ½ x 11 plain white paper  Word count in top right corner of 1st page  
    Title at top of page NO name on entry
    3” x 5” index card WITH: Title of story, student’s name, address,
    phone 
    number, school name, teacher and grade. 
    Paper clip to entry. 
     
    Keep copy for your records.           Please follow instructions to ensure judging.

    MAIL FICTION ENTRIES TO:

    Elementary Poetry                                                       Middle School Poetry                                                     High School Poetry
    202 Northwood Dr.                                                      202 Northwood Dr.                                                         6 Starmount Farms Ct.
    Chapel Hill, NC  27516                                                Chapel Hill, NC  27516                                                   Greensboro, NC  27408                   


  5.  Entries MUST be mailed by teachers by FEBRUARY 17, 2018.  

  6.  Students of winning entries and all teachers will be notified of status of submissions by the end of March.

  7. All winners will receive a certificate and trophy. First place winners will be asked to read their entry at the Awards Ceremony on April 22, 2018.

Thank you for your participation.

For more information, please contact:

Belinda Smith, 336-343-9969, Belinda@blearning.info