Word limit varies by grade level. What Next?
The entries are screened by a group of librarians, teachers, writers, and other volunteers. Age Groups: Ages 11—14 Jr. Not only are they writing for a real panel of judges, but prize money hangs in the balance. The contest is open to children in grades K - 8 in the United States or U. Due to the volume of contestants, only the winners will be notified.
Ten winners will be published in the magazine. But if your child already loves writing this type of fiction, you've found your contest. For an entry form and more information, please visit www. Entries are judged by how well the robots perform during the games it must place in the top 40 percent of all teams in the event , how well the team adhere's to the First Lego League's Core Values , how well the project follows the principles of solving a real-world problem and sharing it with others, and more criteria.
Most categories in the contest are open to all ages, but it also has two specific "youth" categories: one for ages 13 and younger, and the other for ages 14 to Google Science Fair The Google Science Fair challenges kids to come up with scientific answers to problems facing the world. What Next? Scholastic We Are Writers — not a competition per-se, but lots of ideas for literacy and writing projects with the aim of getting your pupils published.
Curry Mallet short story competition for children 11 and under and children aged They want to publish work that promotes "multicultural, international and nature awareness," so it doesn't make sense to submit stories that don't explicitly address that goal. Competition guidelines are updated in September, and submissions are usually accepted from September through early January.
Deadlines: See individual prize pages. Deadline: June 30,
Entrants must be under 15 years old and write a compelling news story about a school or community event.