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
Spring 2018 contest! The
deadline for the Spring entries
is May 6, 2018.
First Place: Julia Hocker, Age 12
The Mouse in Monet's Garden
Second Place: Nina Vigil, Age 11
The Rockerfeller Adventure
Third Place: Adam Blanchard, Age 11
Waterloo, Ontario Canada
Honorable Mention: Norah Love Boyle, Age 9
More Than an Orphan
Honorable Mention: Corey Burns, Age 8
What About Me?
All entries must be postmarked no later than May 6, 2018. Winners will be notified by June 15, 2018.
Winning Spring 2018 entries will be published on this website
after June 15, 2018.
There is a $15 US reading fee per story.
Please make check or money order payable to
The Betty Award.
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.