Black History Month 2013 Challenge
Announcing the first AfriGeneas writing challenge of the year.
For Black History Month, we’re asking you to write a Success
Story about researching and finding an ancestor.
$250 in cash prizes: 1st Place, $100; 2nd
Place, $75; 3rd Place, $50; 4th Place, $25.
1. Must be 18 years of age or older.
2. Only one entry
permitted per person.
3. Entry may not exceed 1500 words.
4. The theme is
“Success Stories” and must be about researching and finding your own
5. Entry will be judged on style and content. Please include
photos or illustrations and cite sources.
6. Entry must be the original work
of the submitter, may not have been previously published, may not have won
previous awards, must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of
privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person.
7. Entry must include the Entry and Release Form
including the following information: title of the essay, your name, your address
and phone number, your email address, and word count. Download it
8. Entry must be submitted in Word
9. Entries may be submitted beginning
at 12:01 AM CST, Monday, February 11, 2013.
10. The deadline for submissions
is Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 PM CST.
11. Winners will be notified by
email by Sunday, March 17, 2013.