§ Essays may be typed or handwritten, but MUST be legible. Illegible essays will be disqualified.
§ Pages must be single-sided with the student’s name appearing on the top left hand corner of each page.
§ Each student may submit only one entry, and each entry must be the original work of only one student.
§ Each entry must be accompanied by an official contest entry form. Stapled to the essay
§ Essays may be electronically submitted (along with an entry form to PACE@ocrc.state.oh.us
§ Entries that are deemed by the OCRC to infringe upon copyright protected material will be
§ Entries submitted after the deadline will not be considered in the
competition. Entries will not be returned.
Winners will be selected according to the following criteria:
• Originality Relevancy to theme
• Grammar Effective expression