MY ROOTS Writing Contest

Call for Writing Contest Submissions!

$500 in cash prizes to win!

Have you noticed a problem in the community? Do you have an idea to solve that problem? Do you want to be a community changemaker and share your vision with others?

If you are 21 years or younger we are currently seeking submissions for our annual writing contest. It’s simple: Describe a problem that is hurting the community and articulate your solution. Be creative and  share your perspective.

Send your submission in word format to with your name, age, the title of your submission and the name of the school you currently attend.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: February 15th, 2013.

Prizes vary depending on your age category. See below for full contest details.

Rules: 1. Three prizes will be awarded for each age category and up to $100 dollars can be awarded to one contestant. 2. Writers between the ages of 19-21 years old must write a minimum 2000 words. Writers between the ages of 14-18 years old must write a minimum of 1000 words. Writers 13 years of age and under have a minimum of 500 words. 3. Contestants must show proof of their age upon request. 4. All entries must be attached to an email as a Microsoft word document and include a title for the submission. 5. Winners will be announced in late February and published in the next edition of MY ROOTS. 6. Contestants may be asked for proof of age. 7. All submissions may be published on and in the quarterly print publication. 8. Prize money will be distributed in cash. 9. Winners will be asked to attend an event in Malvern to be awarded a certificate and prize. 10. The submission must be written by the contestant.
MY ROOTS Writing Contest

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