West Virginia Public
Broadcasting and WQED invites children in grades K-3 to
enter the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest!
The 2013 PBS KIDS GO! Writers contest, offered by WQED, WPSU, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, runs from January 14, 2013, to May 15, 2013.
Winners will be announced in May 2013
Contest Entry Form [PDF]
Rules & Regulations [PDF]
You can also get the application and rules by contacting Debbie Oleksa at 888-596-9729 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline is May 15. Mail your entries to:
Writer's Contest/WV PBS
191 Scott Avenue
Morgantown, WV 26508.
Eligibility & Rules Guidelines
Entrants must be in kindergarten, first, second or third grade.
Only one entry per person will be accepted; all subsequent entries will be disqualified.
Only single author stories qualify (no co-authored stories).
Stories can be fact or fiction, and prose or poetry.
Kindergarten and first grade stories: minimum of 50 words, maximum of 200 words.
Second and third grade stories: minimum of 100 words, maximum of 350 words.
Children who cannot write may dictate their story to be printed, written legibly or typed.
Text may be integrated into the illustration pages or on separate pages.
Non-English text must be translated on the same page and the translation text must adhere to word count.
Invented spelling is accepted.
Format & Illustrations
Stories must have at least five original, clear and colorful illustrations.
Original art can include drawings, photographs, collages, and 3-D.
Stories must be created on one side of the paper and numbered on the back of each page.