Competition prize awards are subject to location and availability.
Submit an original piece of writing: poem, essay, short story, etc.
Your original writing should incorporate and/or portray the “Trust In Me” theme.
Plagiarism (using someone else’s work without attribution) will result in disqualification and will be reported to your LIA teacher.
Your writing submission can be written in English, Spanish, or a combination of both languages.
Your writing submission can have a maximum of 500 (five hundred) words and poems can have a maximum of 50 (fifty) lines. Please double space your essay and set the margins of your essay to 1” (one inch). Poems can be single spaced.
What to Write:
We recommend viewing the following samples of past winning entries:
The rubric includes guidelines for inclusion of the LIA theme (Trust In Me), the purpose/objective of your writing, your personal voice, the feel/tone of your writing, and grammar/spelling/punctuation.