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Pickford Hay Days Youth Writing Contest 2019

Pickford Hay Days Youth Writing Contest 2019

The Friends of the Pickford Community Library along with the Sandridge Veterans will sponsor the Hay Days Youth Writing Contest 2019. The theme for this year's writing contest is "Community Pride-What Is Yours?" What have you done in order to feel a sense of accomplishment and pride for your community?

Essay requirements:

  • Two pages minimum
  • Handwritten or computer generated
  • Must be original

This contest is open to all students from the surrounding area as well as to those visiting the area. Eligible students are those entering grades 3 through 12 in the Fall 2019.

Award levels:

  • Elementary grades 3-5
  • Middle School grades 6-8
  • High School grades 9-12

First prize for each level is $100; second prize for each level is $50.

The DEADLINE for submitting essays is 3:00 PM on Saturday, July 27, at the Pickford Community Library at 230 East Main Street, downtown Pickford. All essays must be accompanied by the registration form below which can also be found online at or picked up at the Pickford Community Library.

Please submit your essay with the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Grade (Fall of 2019)
  • Phone number
  • City and State
  • School you attend
  • Parent signature (for photo release consent)