Each participant must sign the official form granting the library permission to use name and essay. The essays may be reproduced and published at the will of the library. If under age 18, participants must have the entry signed by a parent or guardian.
All essays become the property of the Irving Public Library, and will not be returned to the authors.
Winning essays will be selected in the following categories:
4th and 5th grade
6th to 8th grade
9th to 12th grade
Winners will be announced at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 24 at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. Prizes will be awarded to the first ($100), second ($75) and third place ($50) in each category.