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Amazing Kids! Wild Jungle Writing Contest 2014 – FINISHED

Check out the winners on the Amazing Kids! Contests Page!


Amazing Kids! Magazine is proud to announce that we will be hosting a Wild Jungle Writing Contest this fall! Send us your best jungle-themed stories using this starter:

“I had no idea why they were standing there…”

This contest is open to grades K-12, with three groups of K-3, 4-8, and 9-12. Three winners from each age group will be chosen to win Amazing Kids! prizes, along with an official certificate verifying their winning entry. All participants will receive a certificate of participation in the contest.

Submit all entries by NOVEMBER 31 to be considered! Please look below for rules and regulations – if your entry does not comply with our rules, it will not be considered in the contest! Email editor@amazing-kids.org for more questions about rules and specifications.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the age limits?

This contest is limited to grades K-12, with a K-3, 4-8, and 9-12 age group.

Q. How should I format my entry?

A. Stories should be written in English, with submissions of up to 1,200 words. Stories exceeding this length will not be considered. Please submit your entry as a Microsoft Word document.

Also be sure to include all essential information, including your name, grade, address, phone number(s) and e-mail address in the body of the e-mail.

Q. How do I submit my entry?

E-mail your submission to editor@amazing-kids.org.

Each e-mail submission will receive a return message verifying that the essay was received.

Q. What happens if I exceed the word limit?

A. Your essay will not be considered. There is no word minimum.

Q. Can I choose to remain anonymous?

A. No. We must be able to publish both your story and name.

Q. Do I need to attach a cover letter?

A. No.

Q. Is there just one prize?

A. No. Nine separate prizes will be given out, with a cash value of $20 for first place, $15 for second place, and $10 for third place in each age group. Certificates of participation will also be awarded to each participant in the contest.

11 comments

  1. Martha /

    When will the winners be announced?

    • Ryan Traynor /

      The winners are announced today! See the list on the Contest page.

  2. Story was sent as you instructed on yesterday( I and my mom both sent) according to your requirement but still I din’t get any return message why?

  3. Victoria /

    When is the deadline?

  4. Is this contest open to international students as well?
    Also, will this contest take place again next year?

    • Ryan Traynor /

      Students all over the world are open to enter. Just submit your story in English according to the submission specifications and it will be considered.

      We vary the contests year to year. Although there will not be another Jungle contest, there will probably be some sort of fiction writing contest. Check back later for more details.

  5. We are learning about South American jungles in home school this month; what serendipitous timing!

  6. NIRAJ PRAKASH /

    this contest will help me in life and wants to become famous with my nane and my school name also

  7. NIRAJ PRAKASH /

    it is a nice contest and i will surely participate in it

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