The Betty Award

 Available: USA Nationwide

Closing Date: 5/17/2014

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:

There is a $15 US reading fee per story.  Please make check or money order payable to The Betty Award.

Contest Rules:

  • Stories must be submitted on the attached form.
  • Entries must be typed and in English.
  • Maximum story length is 1000 words.
  • Contest is open to all children, worldwide, ages 8-12.
  • Entries must be the original unpublished work of the child entering the contest.
  • Stories will not be returned.
  • More than one entry per child is allowed (be sure to include the $15 reading fee for each story submitted).
  • Entries are automatically disqualified if a reading fee check is returned for insufficient funds.

Mail Entries & Reading Fee To:

The Betty Award
P.O. Box 1826
Oak Park, IL 60304

http://www.thebettyaward.com/

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