Ghost of The Strand Creative Writing Contest
Students and children that would be in grade 7 through 12 are encouraged to enter the "Ghost of The Strand" creative writing contest. Entries will be judged on creativity, descriptive imagery and proper use of language. Two important features to be judged will be a strong physical description of the ghost and a compelling story.
Entry should be 500 words or less and may be typed or handwritten. Neatness counts. Entrants should send their entries to The Strand Theater, located at 119 North Main Street, Zelienople, PA 16063 or submit their own pages. Please include your name, address, and phone number on every page of your entry.
All entries must be received by October 9th, 2015 and be accompanied by a $5.00 Entry Fee. Writers may enter as often as they wish, but each individual submission must be accompanied by the entry fee. Checks for the $5 Entry Fee should be made payable to The Strand Theater. Any submissions without the entry fee will not be considered. Cash accepted only at The Strand Theater location. Do not send cash via mail.
Mail entries to:
The Strand Theater Initiative, 119 North Main Street, Zelienople, PA 16063 or drop them off at the Strand Theater mail box.
One winner from all entries will be selected and receive a Prize Pack courtesy of The Strand Theater Initiative, including a pair of tickets to see the live presentation, Chiller Theatre: The Musical at The Strand. Additional prizes tbd. Three Runner-Up prizes will be awarded. If the winning entry is submitted through a school or classroom, the teacher whose student submitted the winning entry will also receive a pair of tickets to see Chiller Theatre: The Musical. All prizes carry an estimated retail value of less than $100 and cannot be exchanged for cash, credit or trade for another Strand program. Gift Cards and other prizes TBD.
The decision of our Volunteer Judge(s) is final.
All entries for "The Ghost of The Strand" writing contest become the property of The Strand Theater Initiative and will not be returned. The Strand Theater Initiative becomes the sole owner of the names, descriptions and images submitted in relation to the contest and will have exclusive discretion over their use for this and/or any promotion, campaign or other use it may consider. By submitting an entry, writer agrees to waive all rights to any royalties, usage fees or any other compensation related to the submission.
Deadline is 10/09/15!!