Contest Guidelines

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All kids in grade K-5  are invited to write a spine tingling tale for the 26th annual "Scary Story Contest." Stories must be 100 - 500 words long. All young adults in 6th-8th grades are invited to write a terrifying tale of a "Stranger in a Strange Land." Stories must be 400 -500 words.


  • Everyone who participates will receive a creepy prize and is invited to attend a free and entertaining Halloween party (costumes optional).
  • Awards and fun incentives will be given to the talented authors from each grade.
  • Turn in your story by Saturday, October 12, 2013.