Washington D.C. Kids in Grades K-3 Encouraged to Submit Original Stories
The PBS Kids Writers Contest is open to any child in grades K-3 who wants to write and illustrate their own story. Submit your story to WHUT for judging and a chance to win cool prizes! Local winning stories will be submitted to the national PBS Kids Writers Contest for judging. Everyone who enters will receive a Certificate of Achievement.
Information for educators
The PBS Kids Writers Contest aligns with K-3 Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts – Literacy. Find support materials to help teach students the elements of story writing on PBS LearningMedia.
Enter the contest
All entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2014. Download the entry form and contest rules below then mail your entry to:
WHUT PBS Kids Writers Contest
2222 Fourth St, NW
Washington, DC 20059
- 2014 WHUT PBS Kids Writers Contest Entry Form (.PDF)
- 2014 WHUT PBS Kids Writers Contest Rules (.PDF)
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What is the PBS Kids Writers Contest and who can enter?
It’s a contest held by many local PBS member stations for kids in K-3rd grade who want to write and illustrate their own stories. Stories are judged locally to determine local winners. Local winners are sent to the national PBS Kids Writers Contest for national judging.