Attention all kids between the ages of 7 - 12 in Eastern Iowa! Tell us what you want to be when you grow up and why, and you could win prizes by entering KCRG-TV9's Summer Writing Contest.
Nine winners will be selected to receive a goody bag filled with over $150 in prizes. Three of those winners will be chosen as grand prize winners (one from each of the following age groups: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12) to receive 4 tickets to Adventureland each plus $150! Three second place winners from each age group will receive $50.
Entry forms are available online by clicking on the "Contest Rules" icon below or by picking up a form from KCRG-TV9 Studios, or any of our Show You Care sponsor locations: Dave Wright Subaru, Eells and Tronvold Law Offices, Mercy Medical Center and Physicians Clinics and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union.
Applicants must be legal US residents between the ages of 7 - 12.
Applicants must reside in the Eastern Iowa television viewing area as defined by the Nielsen Company which includes the following Iowa counties: Allamakee, Benton, Blackhawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cedar, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Tama, Washington, and Winneshiek.
Only one entry per child. Previous winners are not eligible to enter or to win this contest.
Essays must contain more than 50 words and less than 500 words to be considered. Topic of the essay is "What I Want To Be When I Grow Up and Why?"
All entries must be submitted by the end of the Contest Period (i.e., 5 p.m. on July 31, 2014). All entries submitted by mail must be postmarked or delivered by 5 p.m. on July 31, 2014.
For complete contest rules, click here. Contest rules are also available at KCRG Studios, 501 2nd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, or by sending a self-addressed envelope to KCRG.