You Write!

    Juneteenth Essay Contest 2022

    Entry Form

    Why is Juneteenth important to you?

    Please complete this form and attach your essay.

    1st Place = $100 gift card

    Word Count Requirement

    • 3rd thru 5th grade stories: minimum of 100 words and maximum of 200 words.
    • 6th thru 8th grade stories: minimum of 200 words and maximum of 300 words.
    • 9th thru 12th grade stories: minimum of 300 words and maximum of 400 words.

    Essays are due the 10th of June by 5 p.m.

    • Winners will be invited to read their essays at the Juneteenth Festival on June 19 at Reservoir Park.

    Essays are due the 10th of June by 5 p.m.