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 2015 contest!  The
deadline for the Fall entries
is May 2, 2015.

AND THE FALL 2014 WINNERS ARE …

First Place: Hazell Purcell, Age 12
The Grimmer Side
Newton, MA

Second Place: Anusha Biswas, Age 10
Gabby's Gift
McKinney, TX

Third Place: Rhianna Hubbard, Age 11
Caddie Roose
Gaithersburg, MD

Honorable Mention: Beth Brown, Age 10
The Spare Room
Victoria, Australia

Honorable Mention: Angelynn Huang, Age 12
I'll Wait, I'll Always Wait
Champaign, IL

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 2015 Entries:

All entries must be postmarked no later than May 2, 2015. Winners will be notified by June 8, 2015.

Publication:

Winning Spring 2015 entries will be published on this website
after June 8, 2015.

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.