YES! National Student Writing Competition Registration Form

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Please follow this registration process thoroughly so your student essays will be considered for the national writing competition. We don't want anyone to miss out. Best of luck!

Here’s the registration process for the Spring 2016 competition:

  • Complete and submit the registration form below no later than March 4, 2016. If you are registering more than one class period or course, you only have to register once.
  • Email your three best essays as attachments to by April 8, 2016. If you are submitting essays for more than one class period or course, you are allowed three essays per class period or course.
  • Include a scanned, completed student release form with each submitted essay. Please make sure student email addresses are legible.

By submitting this application you will automatically receive updates on important writing contest deadlines and future writing competitions. You’ll also receive our YES! For Teachers newsletter—four times a year— that supports the most current issue of YES! Magazine with smart, engaging ready-to-use classroom resources. We promise that your email will not be shared with anyone.

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