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 2017 contest!  The
deadline for the Fall entries
is October 7, 2017.

AND THE SPRING 2017 WINNERS ARE …

First Place: Katelyn LeBlanc, Age 12
The Keeper
West Quaco, NB

Second Place: Jacqueline Schmeizl, Age 11
NYC
Simsburg, CT

Third Place: Teddy Schweidel, Age 9
I Need A Dog!
Winnetka, IL

Honorable Mention: Helen Sofie Rodriguez, Age 10
Maddie's Christmas
Coral Gables, FL

Honorable Mention: Raelle Tiong, Age 8
Sisterhood
Irvine, 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 2017 Entries:

All entries must be postmarked no later than October 7, 2017. Winners will be notified by November 15, 2017.

Publication:

Winning Fall 2017 entries will be published on this website
after November 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 Spring 2017 contest.