ESSAY CONTEST

HERE IS THE CONTEST’S BASIC INFO


WHAT:  Write an essay on the topic “FRIENDSHIP. What are the qualities that make a good friend? What does true friendship mean? Is friendship important? Why or why not?”

ELIGIBILITY: The 4:12 Kids Essay Contest is open to girls within 40 miles of Lockhart, Texas who are between the ages of 8-13 at the start of the Contest. Only one entry per person is allowed.

HOW TO ENTER: Essays must be mailed to: 4:12 Kids PO Box 1324 Lockhart, TX 78644 -or- dropped off in person at the 4:12 Kids office: 521 N. Pecos. Include with essay: child’s name, age, grade. mailing address and parent/guardian phone number. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later that November 18th to be considered.

JUDGING: From all valid entries, a panel of judges, will determine the grand prize winner based on the following judging criteria: writer’s thought out response to all areas of the essay topic. Two (2) runner ups will also be chosen. Only the winners will be notified.  Notification will happen no later than November 30th.

CONTEST PRIZES & CORRESPONDING APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”): TOTAL ARV awarded through contest: $650

Grand Prize Winner will receive a Lilly Pulitzer Prize Pack (ARV $550)

  • Hang Around Chair
  • Full / Queen Bed Comforter Set
  • Beach Towel
  • Storage Basket
  • Throw Pillow
  • Recognition on the 4:12 website, e-mails and social media.
  • Two (2) Runner-Ups will each receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card. (ARV $50 each)