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
Spring 2017 contest!  The
deadline for the Spring entries
is May 6, 2017.

AND THE FALL 2016 WINNERS ARE …

First Place: Emily Ng, Age 12
One Mistake
Hong Kong

Second Place: Natalie Hii, Age 10
Stage Fright Trouble
San Jose, CA

Third Place: Aiden Rodriguez, Age 7.5
The Light Blue Baloon
Mission Viejo, CA

Honorable Mention: Jacquiline Schmeizl, Age 10
The Mystical Universe of Books
Simsbury, CT

Honorable Mention: Oksana Barron, Age 10
The Great Battle
Helena, MT

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 Spring 2017 Entries:

All entries must be postmarked no later than May 6, 2017. Winners will be notified by June 15, 2017.

Publication:

Winning Spring 2017 entries will be published on this website
after June 15, 2017.

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 Fall 2016 contest.