Friday, January 02, 2009

ATA Announces 'Celebrate America' Contest

Linn's reports that the American Topical Association (ATA) is sponsoring a new contest for young collectors.

Called "Celebrate America", young persons need to create a one-page mini-exhibit on some aspect of the United States.

First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each of the following age groups: 8 and younger, 9 and 10, 11 and 12, and 13 and older. Special prizes will be awarded for the most unusual topic and the most informative text.

The contest is open to young collectors in any country, but only U.S. can be used. Entries, who need to be photocopied (color preferred but not required). Each entry must include the following information on the back of the exhibit page; the full name, mailing address (either home or school) and age of the participant.

Deadline for receiving the contest entries is May 15.

For more information call 817-274-1181 or e-mail
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM