Alabama Family Rights Association

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AFRA Children's Essay Contest

AFRA is sponsoring an ongoing essay contest to encourage children to write and express themselves in a constructive manner about their lives.  This contest is open to any child or teenager. 

Ground Rules: 500 word or less essay on a topic pertaining to "my parents", divorce, or being a child of divorce.

All submissions due to AFRA by October 15th of each year. The winning entry will be announced on Nov 1 each year and  published in the quarterly AFRA Newsletter and on our website, under a "pen name".

Awards: $20 plus a gift certificate for ice cream with parents.

Two Categories will be awarded: Under age 12 and Over age 12

Selection: essays will be judged anonymously by an independent panel of judges based on content, grammar and spelling.

All essays must be submitted by either US mail to:

Alabama Family Rights Association
Essay Contest
P.O. Box 9239
Huntsville, AL 35812

or sent electronically to:

(All essays will become property of AFRA).

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