Aldo Leopold Writing Contest!

ELIGIBILITY: The writing contest will be open to all students enrolled in grades 9-12 in public, private, charter and home school programs throughout the State of Wisconsin. Students must submit original work and are limited to one entry per student.


FORMAT: All essays must be 500 words or less and submitted online. Entries will be judged in two categories: 9th-10th grade and 11th-12th grade.


AWARDS: The top 3 essayists in the 9th-10th grade category will each be awarded $300 and the top 3 essayists in the 11th-12th grade category will each be awarded $500. In addition, winners will be invited to attend a ceremony at the Aldo Leopold Legacy Center in Baraboo, Wisconsin on Saturday, May 21, 2016.