In order to bring more awareness to the issue of domestic violence within the football culture, and open up the conversation with young players, Jacar Press, a community active press, and Women Writers of the Triad are teaming up to host an essay competition for high school football players on “Why Domestic Violence is Wrong.”
Student essays may be submitted in the body of an e-mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. While there is no fee to enter, we suggest a $1 submission donation. Winning essay will be awarded a $75 prize, and all proceeds raised will go to the local domestic violence shelter in the winning writer/athlete’s hometown. Submissions are open from September 30-November 30.
Donations can be made here:
or mailed to:
2014 D.V. Essay Competition
P.O. Box 4345
Cary, NC 27519
1. Deadline for submission is November 30, 2014.
3. Any U.S. high school football player is eligible to enter.
4. Essays may be sent in the body of an e-mail addressed to email@example.com. (No attachments, please.)
5. Winning essay will be awarded $75.00, and all proceeds raised through donations will be given to the local domestic violence shelter in the winning writer/athlete’s hometown. Author retains all rights to the work, but we will ask permission to also send a copy to local newspaper(s) and/or relevant blogs.
Send any questions you may have through the form below.