Looking for opportunities for your students to show their talent? Competitions are an excellent way to spread the news that homeschooling works! Here are a few contests open to homeschoolers coming up …
HSLDA Essay Writing Contest
Looking for opportunities for eager (or maybe not so eager) writers? Essay contests can be a great help in motivating your students to write. This year, HSLDA’s essay contest focuses on the theme Whose History will You Bring to Life? Contest deadline is November 1, 2016.
The CHEC Spelling Bee
Join other homeschool students from around the state at our annual spelling bee February 4, 2017. Winners are eligible for the statewide Denver Post Spelling Bee, and qualifiers from that competition will be eligible for the National Scripps Spelling Bee!
Poetic Power Writing Contests
Poetic Power offers students both essay and poetry contests for students grades K-12 (4-12 for essay). Winners are published in an anthology and receive cash and book rewards. Deadline is December 31, 2016.
Youth Wildlife Art Contest
The NRA sponsors an art wildlife contest to encourage students grades K-12 in art techniques, wildlife conservation, and animal identification. Entries must portray North American birds or animals that can be legally hunted or trapped. Contest deadline is October 31, 2016.
C-Span StudentCam 2017
Student Cam is C-Span’s annual student documentary competition for grades 6-12. This year’s theme is Your Message to Washington: What is the most urgent issue for the new president and congress to address in 2017? Students create a 5-7 minute video expressing their views and including C-Span footage. Deadline is January 20, 2017.
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