Recognizing and Celebrating Young Authors Since 2006!
The Betty Award
A writing contest for kids ages 8-12
The Betty Award has both a Spring and Fall contest.
Enter now for the Spring 2023 contest!
The deadline is May 13, 2023.
Deadline for Spring 2023 Entries
All entries must be postmarked no later than May 13, 2023. Winners will be notified by July 1, 2023.
The Fall 2022 Winners Are
How To Enter
To enter, simply fill out our online form.
Or to enter via mail, download the entry form (en español), type your story and mail it to us with your reading fee.
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There is a $20 US reading fee per story.
Please make check or money order payable to The Betty Award.
Winning Spring 2023 entries will be published on this website on July 1, 2023.