Deck the Halls

Writing Contest

My Favorite Christmas Carol
Entries Due November 30th

This year we're going inside your favorite Christmas carol! So hop on your sleigh, go find Rudolph, stay inside because it's cold out, or take us back to that Holy Night.

It’s up to you! 



Writing Submission Guidelines for Writing contest: 


  • Submissions must be turned in by midnight on November 30th, 2020

  • Margins should be one inch and font should be 12 point Times New Roman 

  • Stories can be written in any genre (fiction, nonfiction, fantasy etc) 

  • Stories should be 5,000 words or less 

  • No fan fiction (using characters or story plots from movies, books, etc) 

  • Include a cover sheet with each story stating: name, address, and age group 

  • Do NOT put your name or any other personal information on the story itself

  • Sign the contract by submitting your email address below. Stories will not be considered if we don't receive this. Emails will only be used for this purpose.

  • Submit your stories to and good luck!

Please keep submissions family friendly.

Breakdown for age groups will be as follows:

1-2nd grade

3-4th grade

5-6th grade

7-8th grade

9-10th grade

11-12th grade

18 years old and up