Participants will be able to register online for the contest beginning on November 1, 2014 by accessing the following link: Essay Contest Registration. Registration ends at 11:59 pm CST on December 22, 2014.
Upon registering, participants will receive a confirmation e-mail from the Sponsor which will contain his or her essay identification number. Attached to the confirmation email will be two forms – one for the participant to complete, and one for the participant’s parent to complete.
The participant will be required to electronically sign an affidavit in order to affirm that his or her essay entry is their own original work, and the participant’s parent must give their permission for participation in the contest and to attend the trip if the student were to win. These affidavits must be scanned and sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org in order for students to be eligible to participate.