Contests


 Contests are OPEN!

See below for details!


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2018 ……… 2018 Creative Writing Winners: 1st Place – Amelia Rehrman, 2nd Place – Avinash Thakur

2018 Teen Art Contest: 1st Place Cover Art – Kaylei Starsinic, 2nd Place – Carlos Ochoa-Martin, Honorable Mention – Olivia Heckman

2017 Creative Writing Winners: 1st Place – Lauren Nolan, 2nd Place – Benjamin Nelson

2017 Teen Art Contest: 1st Place Cover Art – Jocelyn Campbell, 2nd Place – Casey Weber

2016 Creative Writing Winners: 1st Place – Lauren Davis, 2nd Place – Maddie Rehrman and Teen Art Contest Winner – Ryan Rowlands

2015 Creative Writing Winners: 1st Place – Sarah Wheedleton, 2nd Place and 1st Place Cover Art – Amelia Rehrman

2014 Creative Writing Winners: 1st Place – Sarah Wheedleton, 2nd Place – Sarah Schroder, Cover Art – Sabriya Zaman


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Students are invited to enter a creative writing piece to the Avon Grove Library Creative Writing Contest! Writers may submit original works of fiction or nonfiction, no greater than 2,000 words in length. Short stories, personal narratives, essays, poetry, and memoirs are acceptable. All entries will be included in the 2019 Avon Grove Library Creative Writing Collection, with a free copy given to each participant. Winners will be recognized at our end of summer celebration on August 17.

The contest is open to all middle or high school students (entering grades 6 – 12) who live or attend school in Avon Grove School District or neighboring school districts (Oxford Area, Kennett Consolidated) in Chester County, Pa. Only one entry per individual will be accepted.

 

First Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card

Second Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card

 

Writing Contest Requirements:

  • All entries must be submitted by 8 PM on Monday, June 10, 2019.
  • Stories must not be greater than 2,000 words in length.
  • All submissions must be original work; no plagiarism or fan fiction will be accepted.
  • Submissions must be previously unpublished, but do not need to be created specifically for this contest. You may submit creative work written for school assignments, workshops, or other contests.
  • Entries should be in .doc or .docx format.
  • Send your story attached to an email that includes:
    • Your Name:
    • Your Grade and School in September:
    • Phone number:
    • Mailing address:
    • Best email address to reach you at:

2019 Creative Writing Contest Rules PDF


 

Avon Grove Library Teen Art Contest

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Students are invited to submit a matted or framed piece of original 2-dimensional art for entry into the Avon Grove Library Teen Art Contest!

Artworks must be at least 8 by 10 inches, but no greater than 11 by 14 inches. Any medium is acceptable: paints, pastels, photography, and other media.

Selected entries will be on display in the library this summer. The first place winner will be included on the cover of our 2019 Creative Writing Collection. Winners will be recognized at our end of summer celebration on August 17.

The contest is open to all middle or high school students (entering grades 6 – 12) who live or attend school in Avon Grove School District or neighboring school districts (Oxford Area, Kennett Consolidated) in Chester County, Pa. Only one entry per individual will be accepted.

 

First Prize: $50 Amazon Gift Card

Second Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Card

 

Art Contest Requirements:

  • Images may be created using any artistic medium, including photography.
  • Formatting artwork: resolution must be 300 dpi or higher. Any common image file format may be used.
  • All entries must be submitted by Monday, June 10, 2019 at 8 PM.
  • You will be contacted by email with information on picking up your entry.

 

2019 Art Contest Rules PDF


Have a question about either of these contests? Please email Sarah Beyer at sbeyer@ccls.org or call the library at 610-869-2004!