Writing Contests

Fall 2017

 

Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation 2017 Creative Writing Contest

College Students — 750 word Op Ed.

Take a point of view on Kentucky’s hemp industry that may be published in a newspaper.

Winner: $150 bond
2nd Place: $100 bond
3rd Place: $75 bond

High School — 500 words

Make a case to your state legislator about the future of hemp in Kentucky.

Winner: $100 bond
2nd Place: $75 bond
3rd Place: $50 bond

Middle School — 250 words 

Industrial hemp is a plant that has been used for rope, paint, clothing and hundreds of other products. If you could design anything using industrial hemp, what would you make? Describe the product, the part of the hemp plant you would use, and how it may benefit humanity.

Winner: $75 bond
2nd Place: $50 bond
3rd Place: $25 bond

Submission Instructions

Click here and enter your information in our database. You will be “purchasing” a “ticket” for $0. After that, you will be emailed a link where you can submit your contest entry.

  • Due date: September 15th
  • Winners announced: October 15th
  • Reading at Carnegie Center: November 15th