GFM APR 2017
The Youth Essay Contest is now closed.
Stay tuned for the announcement of the winners!
Kids! Do you write? Enter a short essay about why you enjoy summer camp (100 word limit for ages 7–9; 300 word limit for ages 10–13).
Besides the two Grand Prize Winners, two runners-up in each age group will receive an age-appropriate book. Winning essays will be printed in Georgia Family Magazine!
DEADLINE: MAY 15
PARENTS! We’re asking for a redo. We apologize, but we had technical issues with our submission software, so we’re extending the Georgia Family Magazine Essay Contest that now includes some awesome prizes!
Here is how you can submit your child’s essay: Visit GeorgiaFamily.com to fill out the registration form. Parents must have or sign up for a user account on the website for the submission to be accepted. Don’t have a user account? Fix that by clicking here.
- Winning essays will be printed in the July issue of Georgia Family Magazine, as well as appearing on the website at GeorgiaFamily.com. Winners will also receive an age-appropriate book as a prize.
- Our staff will vote on the best essay based on originality, taking each child’s age into account.
- All essays must be the child’s own work—anything that indicates otherwise will cause the essay to be disqualified.
- Contestants must reside within the state of Georgia.
- Children of Georgia Family Magazine staff are excluded.
- Essays must be submitted on the website by the deadline. Anything received after the deadline will be disqualified.
- The submission form must be filled out completely to be accepted.
- Georgia Family Magazine reserves the right to use any submitted work, regardless of winning status, in future publications, on its website, or on its social media for promotional purposes.
- Failure to follow the above guidelines will result in automatic disqualification.
- Gabriela McBride, Girl of the Year 2017, and DX1 Free Style Dirt Scooter are valued at $100+ each.