Constitution Day Contest

ATTENTION all students in grades 4-12 who reside in or attend school in Los Alamos County, New Mexico!

Constitution Day, Sept. 17, celebrates the U.S. Constitution and
the freedoms it protects. 

The Constitution Day Essay Contest is designed to challenge students 

to learn more about the U.S. Constitution and to express original, 

thoughtful ideas in essay writing.


Like to write? This Contest is for YOU!

Enter by September 23, 2019, for a chance to win cash.

High School: $300 

Middle School: $200  

Grades 4-6: $100

 Essays will be judged on how completely and clearly the ideas are stated and supported. Grammar, spelling and punctuation will also be considered.

Scroll up to click on Entry Form and Guidelines. 


The Awards Ceremony will take place on October 5, 2019,
at the Constitution Day Dinner sponsored by the Republican Party of Los Alamos. The dinner will be at Cottonwood on the Greens restaurant. 

Winners will be notified by September 25, 2019. Winners and one guest 

each are invited to attend the dinner at no cost. The winners will be invited, 

but not required, to read their essays at the dinner. 

Winners are not required to attend the event.

Entries may be submitted beginning Sept. 11 and are due no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23. See guidelines for complete information. 

 Contest is sponsored by the Los Alamos Federated Republican Women.

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