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Junior Holstein Essay Contest

For more information, please contact:
Susan Harlow
Communications Manager
800.952.5200 ext. 4165

An acrostic is a poem or other form of writing in which the first letter, syllable, or word of each line, paragraph, or other recurring feature in the text spells out a word or a message.
Rules & Regulations:
1 To be eligible to compete in the Acrostic Contest contestants must be National Junior Holstein members. The contest is divided into three age divisions
  Junior Division -9-13 years of age as of January 1st in the year of competition.
  Intermediate Division -14-17 years of age as of January 1st in the year of competition.
  Senior Division -18-21 years of age as of January 1st in the year of competition.
2. In this contest you will receive a word. You then must develop a creative acrostic with words that support its meaning.
3. Your task is to spell out the word "Holstein" on an 8-1/2 X 11 sheet of paper to create a poster. Think about what Holstein means to you. You must use each letter in the word. Use each letter as the first letter to create a phrase or a sentence. No word may be repeated. Your words should make a full sentence or phrase instead of a string of nonsense.
4 Contestants may only submit one entry.
5. The acrostic must be the original work of the Junior Holstein member.
6. Contestants entering this contest give Holstein Association USA consent to reproduce the entry in any future publications or use it on the Holstein Association USA Web site
7. Acrostic will be judged on creativity, originality, and memorability.
8. Results will be posted online. Entries will not be returned.
9. Submitted entries must also include name, division, address, age and phone number.
10. Your entry must be received by May 15, 2015.
Please email to sharlow@holstein.com or send to:

        Holstein Association USA
        ATTN: Susan Harlow
        1 Holstein Place, PO Box 808
        Brattleboro, VT 05302-0808

11. Kindle Fire


Awards will be given to the top three individuals in each division. A grand prize winner will receive a Kindle Fire. All participants will receive a participation certificate.

Kindle Fire is a trademark of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Kindle devices are given away on behalf of Holstein Association USA. Amazon is not a sponsor of this contest.