CREATIVE WRITING

CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST RULES

1. All entries must be submitted with a completed Entry Form and an Exhibitor Number.
     -Do NOT put your name on the entry itself, but only on the entry form
     -Exhibitor numbers can be obtained:
         i. By calling the Kenton County Cooperative Extension Service Office (859-356-3155) OR
         ii. In person at the Kenton County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 10, from 1p.m. to 3 p.m.
2. Entries may be made by:
    -Email (PREFERRED): send to kentonfairwriting@gmail.com (must be received by Sunday, July 10, at 3 p.m.)
    -In person at the Kenton County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 10, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

3. Entries should have been written between July 1, 2020 and July 10, 2022.
4. Maximum word length for all entries is 1,500 words.
5. Only one entry per category.
6. Contest is open to all residents of Kentucky, not just Kenton County.

RESULTS

● Judging is based on originality, creativity, and language skills.
● Judges’ decisions are final.
● Judging results will be emailed to all participants by Wednesday, July 13, at 9 p.m.
● Ribbons and checks for winning entries may be picked up on Sunday, July 17, from noon
to 2 p.m. at the Kenton County Fairgrounds.
● Winning entries will be available to view at the Durr Branch of the Kenton County Public
Library in Independence, KY, after the fair has ended.

CLASS B. JUVENILE: AGE 7-9
CW-1 Poetry 5 3 2
CW-2 Non-fiction 5 3 2
CW-3 Fiction 5 3 2
CW-4 Personal Narrative 5 3 2

 

CLASS C. JUVENILE: AGE 10-12
CW-1 Poetry 5 3 2
CW-2 Non-fiction 5 3 2
CW-3 Fiction 5 3 2
CW-4 Personal Narrative 5 3 2

 

CLASS D. YOUNG ADULT: AGE 13-18
CW-1 Poetry 5 3 2
CW-2 Non-Fiction 5 3 2
CW-3 Fiction 5 3 2

CW-4 Personal Narrative 5 3 2

 

CLASS E. ADULT: AGE 19-64
CW-1 Poetry 5 3 2
CW-2 Non-Fiction 5 3 2
CW-3 Fiction 5 3 2
CW-4 Inspirational 5 3 2
CW-5 Personal Narrative 5 3 2

 

CLASS F. ADULT: AGE 65+
CW-1 Poetry 5 3 2
CW-2 Non-Fiction 5 3 2
CW-3 Fiction 5 3 2
CW-4 Inspirational 5 3 2
CW-5 Personal Narrative 5 3 2