The Betty Award - A Writing Contest for Children Ages 8-12

 

The Betty Award - A Writing Contest for Kids Ages 8-12

 

 

 

 


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In honor of my Mother, Betty, who taught all of her 6 children
to love reading and writing at an early age.

The Betty Award has both
a Spring & Fall contest. 
Enter now for the
Fall 2018 contest!  The
deadline for the Fall entries
is October 6, 2018.

AND THE SPRING 2018 WINNERS ARE …

First Place: Thelonius Zeitlin, Age 11
San Pedro Soups
Brooklyn, NY

Second Place: Hilary Barkey, Age 12
Lily Learns Love
New York, NY

Third Place: Hannah Jane Detlefsen, Age 8
The Cool Cookies at Christmas Time
West St. Paul, MN

Honorable Mention: Victoria Jung, Age 9
Starry Night
Rolling Hills Estates, CA

How to Enter the Writing Contest:

Simply download The Betty Award Entry Form, type your story and mail it to us with the Reading Fee.

Deadline for Fall 2018 Entries:

All entries must be postmarked no later than October 6, 2018. Winners will be notified by November 20, 2018.

Publication:

Winning Fall 2018 entries will be published on this website
after November 20, 2018.

Reading Fee:

Win Cash Prizes With The Betty Award Writing Contest

There is a $15 US reading fee per story.
Please make check or money order payable to
The Betty Award.

Contest Rules:

Mail Entries & Reading Fee To:

The Betty Award
P.O. Box 1826
Oak Park, IL 60304

Many thanks to Public Communications, Inc. who assisted with the judging of the Spring 2017 contest.