The contest is open to all middle school and high school students in Ontario.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER THE CONTEST OR RECEIVE PRIZES. Purchase or acceptance of a product at Alpha Textbooks does not improve your chances of winning.
Entries must be submitted in English.
Entries must not exceed 750 words. Entries exceeding 750 words will be disqualified.
All writing must be the work of the child entering the contest.
Children who usually dictate their work to a scribe may do so.
One entry per person permitted. Persons found to submit multiple stories will be disqualified.
The contest is NOT OPEN to Alpha Textbooks employees or their families.
Submissions received after the contest deadline (December 4, 2015) will not be accepted.
All entrants under 16 years of age must have permission from a parent or legal guardian to enter the contest.
All entrants under 16 years of age must include a completed entry form with parent/guardian information.
High school entrants must be in high school at the time of entry, or the equivalent age and grade level if submitting as a home schooled student. This includes students from grade 9 to grade 12, ages 13-17, for the December 4, 2015 closing date.
Middle school entrants must be in middle school at the time of entry, or the equivalent age and grade level if submitting as a home schooled student. This includes students from grade 6 to grade 8, ages 10-13, for the December 4, 2015 closing date.
Winners will be announced on Alpha Textbooks’ website and social media channels.
The winners and their schools will be contacted and informed of their achievement.
Winners will be asked to take a picture or provide a photo for the contest website.