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Essay Contest for Ages 8-13

Here’s an essay contest for children, sponsored by Leafguard, a gutter control company.

The essay is to name the company’s logo, which is a squirrel, and the winner gets a $1500 contributed to an educational savings account.

Entries are due by December 31, 2011. For children 8-13 years of age.

Prizes

  • One First Prize winner will receive $1,500, funded to an educational savings account.
  • One Second Prize winner will receive $1,000, funded to an educational savings account.
  • One Third Prize winner will receive $500, funded to an educational savings account.

About the Contest

    • In 150 words or less, tell us what our squirrel’s name should be and why you have picked that name.
    • Contest runs from June 15, 2011 through December 31, 2011. Mailed entries must be postmarked by no later than December 24, 2011.
    • To enter online, send your typed, double-spaced submission of 150 words maximum, preferably double spaced and formatted for 8½-by-11-inch paper in a Microsoft Word document tocontest@leafguard.com.
  • To enter via postal mail, submit your essay by mailing your entry to Squirrel Contest, PO Box 310, Pluckemin, NJ 07978. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than December 24, 2011. All entries must be received no later than December 31, 2011. Limit one entry per person or e-mail account. Essays should be submitted in English at a maximum of 150 words and typed and double-spaced on 8½-by-11-inch paper. Essays exceeding this length or handwritten may not be considered

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