Deadline: March 31, 2018 (11:59pm CST)

To apply, please register on our submission site.

Quick instructions
  • Register and log in.
  • Fill out your application. If you are applying to the junior or senior essay divisions or sijo category, please check the dropdown menu for your school or manually enter your school information if necessary.
  • Enter your entry (essay or sijo) on the appropriate page.
  • Lock your submission once you're done.

Until the deadline passes, you can always come back and edit your submission. If you have any problems, you can check the FAQ after you've logged in.

If you are a teacher, please look at our teacher information page.

Please email if you have any problems.