Essay Contest for Youth
Results of 2021 Essay Contest Ages (11-14 years)
It is a pleasure to announce this year’s Essay Contest top three entries.
First Place: Ms. Natasha Dungor from Spring, Texas
Second Place: Mr. Zeyus Spenta from Vancouver, Canada
Third Place: Mr. Arshaun Oshideri from Aliso Viejo, California
The first place essay will receive $300, second place $200, third place $100 and all three essays will be printed in the 2021 summer edition of Chehreh Nama magazine of California Zoroastrian Center.
Please give a few weeks for your checks and certificate to arrive in mail.
Our thanks to Fatane Farid Fund for sponsoring the 2021 Essay Contest, Ms. Parimarz Firoozgar our 2021 Short Story Contest sponsor, our wonderful judges, Ms. Parmida Behmardi for designing our flyers, Chehreh Nama and FEZANA Journal editors for their support, and all of you for encouraging our youth to participate and spread the word about the contests.
Looking forward to the 2022 Essay Contest starting in September 2021 with the topic:
"According to the Gathas, can one be a Zoroastrian without a belief in God?"
The 2022 Essay Contest will be for 14-18 year old's.
Wishing you health and joy,
Essay/Short Story Contests Organizer
"What do you consider the most important element in a happy family? Why? How does it relate to the teachings of Zarathushtra in the Gathas?"
Essays are accepted to the deadline on January 15, 2021
Essays must be 700-900 words in English. MS. Word format only
The contestant must be 11-14 years of age
1)full name, 2)email address, 3)phone number, 4)mailing address, 5)gender, and 6)birthdate
Confirmation of receipt of essay will be in the form of an email within 48 hours of submission
Entries must be received via email no later than Jan 15, 2021 (23:59 pacific time)
First Place: Certificate and prize of $300
Second Place: Certificate and prize of $200
Third Place: Certificate and prize of $100
* All prize winners will be announced on March 20, 2021 on this website
* Certificates and prizes will be mailed to the winners on March 20, 2021
* Additional awards will be given if applicable
For further inquiries concerning the Essay Contest for Youth, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
By submitting you agree for short story Contest organizer to publish your short story in any desired form
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