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 2014 contest!  The
deadline for the Spring entries
is May 17, 2014.

AND THE FALL 2013 WINNERS ARE …

First Place: Amrita Bhasin, Age 12
Gold Rush
Menlo Park, CA

Second Place: Chloe S. Wong, Age 8
Who is that Mouse?
Arcadia, CA

Third Place: Isaac Wilde, Age 12
Poison
Arlington, MA

Honorable Mention: Mounisha Anumolu, Age 11
Making Change
Orange, CT

Honorable Mention: Nina Kim, Age 11
A Night in Space
Los Angeles, 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 Spring 2014Entries:

All entries must be postmarked no later than May 17, 2014. Winners will be notified by June 23, 2014.

Publication:

Winning Spring 2014 entries will be published on this website
after June 23, 2014.

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 The Children's School who assisted with the judging of the Spring 2012 contest.