2019 Kansas Book Festival Youth Writing Contest

Contest opens February 4th and entries will be accepted through April 30. Entries postmarked on or before April 30 will also be accepted. Winners will be notified by July 31 and recognized at the 2019 Kansas Book Festival on September 14, 2019. Theme: To the Stars Kansas has a long and rich history. Describe an event from our state’s past. Then explain what Kansans of today can learn from this event, and how the event can help our state to move forward. Writing contest open to Kansas students in grades 3-12. Winners selected in each of the four Congressional Districts at each level (3-5, 6-8, and 9-12).


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Emporia State University
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Campus Box 4036
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