Vegas PBS is now accepting submissions for the VEGAS PBS KIDS Writers Contest presented by Janice Allen. The VEGAS PBS KIDS Writers Contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest— made possible by local financial support from Janice Allen—empowers children in grades K-5 to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing and illustrating their very own stories.
“We are very excited to hold the writers contest again this year,” said Jessica Russell, Vegas PBS Ready To Learn Coordinator. “We are happy to create an educational environment where children can learn through engaging and unique experiences by using their creativity and letting their imaginations soar.”
How the Contest Works
Children in Southern Nevada can now submit their entries to the VEGAS PBS KIDS Writers Contest by Friday, March 26, 2021 at 5 p.m. All entries must be accompanied by an official entry form signed by a parent/guardian.
Stories can be mailed to Vegas PBS at:
3050 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Entries may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A panel of judges will select local winners in the spring of 2021. All local winners will be recognized by Vegas PBS and will receive trophies, a hardcover version of their story, autographed books, and a custom backpack filled with additional reading and writing resources.
More information about the contest can be found here.