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2018 Story Contest

Hello SYP Campers! Did you have an awesome summer exploring and discovering with us? Here is an opportunity for you to share your story and a chance to win the ultimate Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) gift basket! Submit one of your photos from the summer, along with a short story explaining what your Summer Youth Programs experience meant to you. Let us know your favorite part of the SYP experience and tell others why they should attend too!

CONTEST TIMING: The contest submission period begins at 5 p.m. ET on June 22, 2018 and ends at 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The contest judging will take place between August 18, 2018 and August 23, 2018. Winners will be announced on August 24, 2018 and notified by phone. Photos that also have a minimum of 100 word story will be judged by a panel consisting of Michigan Tech students and staff. Social media will be used to gather public opinion. One grand prize winner will be selected from each class level (high school or middle school).

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Overall content and authenticity of story
  • Quality and content of photograph
  • Use of proper grammar and detail in description

ELIGIBILITY: Only students who attended a Michigan Tech’s summer camp in 2018 are eligible to win. Prizes in the contest will be awarded to the best story and photo combination, as deemed by the panel of judges, submitted by an individual. A minimum of 100 word description must also be submitted and all items will be judged by a panel consisting of Michigan Tech students and staff. Judging criteria will include: quality and content of photograph, use of proper grammar and detail in description and overall content and authenticity of story. Please ensure your entry follows all RULES & REGULATIONS and submit your signature along with your parent or legal guardians in order to complete your application per our conditions.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. BY PROVIDING A SUBMISSION, SUBMITTER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES, WHICH SHALL BE FINAL IN ALL RESPECTS.

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