The Betty Award

The Betty Award

How to Enter the Writing Contest:

Simply download The Betty Award Entry Form, type your story and mail it to us with the reading fee.  To view previous winners go to http://www.thebettyaward.com/

Deadline for Fall 2020 Entries:

All entries must be postmarked no later than October 10, 2020.. Winners will be notified by November 20, 2020.

Publication:

Winning Fall 2020 entries will be published on this website
after November 20, 2020.

Reading Fee:

Win Cash Prizes With The Betty Award Writing Contest

There is a $15 US reading fee per story.
Please make check or money order payable to
The Betty Award.

Contest Rules:

  • Stories must be submitted on the attached form.
  • Entries must be typed and in English.
  • Maximum story length is 1000 words.
  • Contest is open to all children, worldwide, ages 8-12.
  • Entries must be the original unpublished work of the child entering the contest.
  • Stories will not be returned.
  • More than one entry per child is allowed (be sure to include the $15 reading fee for each story submitted).
  • Entries are automatically disqualified if a reading fee check is returned for insufficient funds.
  • Please do not staple checks to the story or entry form.
  • Please do not send entries in over-sized envelopes.

Mail Entries & Reading Fee To:

The Betty Award
P.O. Box 1826
Oak Park, IL 60304