Bozeman, MT 463

Americanism Essay Contest 2016 -2017

Bozeman Elks Lodge #463 Americanism Essay Contest - 2016 - 2017



THEME:     "WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO VOTE?"



-RULES-



Eligible participants must be students enrolled in the 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th grade at the time of the contest.



Essay length is not to exceed 300 words



Essay must be typed or legibly printed in ink. Also,Essay must be submitted as written (or typed) by the entrant



Essay must be submitted for jedging to the Elks Lodge nearest to the address of the entrant -



Bozeman Elks Lodge #463 - 205 Haggerty Lane, Suite 160



Participant must be identified by NAME, GRADE, SCHOOL ATTENDING AND SPONSORING ELKS LODGE on the Essay



Plaques will be awarded by the Grand Lodge for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place for national winning essays in Division I and Division II. Winners will be announced at the Grand Lodges Session in Reno, Nevada, July 16-19, 2017



Essay should be submitted to Bozeman Elks Lodge #463 by December 16, 2016.



Local Winners will receive - Division I & II - 1st Place $60.00 - 2nd Place - $40.00 - 3rd Place $20.00



Winners at the Montana State Level will receive  - Division I & II -1st Place -$100.00 - 2nd Place $75.00 - 3rd Place $50.00