Writing Contest Entries are Due
May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
New deadline for our Writing Contest. We are now accepting entries through May 31st!
Read the contest details below:
Gain free entry into the zoo for our World Oceans Day celebration on Saturday, June 13th, by writing a story!
Age Categories: Kindergarten-2nd grade; 3rd-5th grade; 6th-8th grade; 9th-12th grade; and Adult
Details: Raise awareness of conservation issues by writing a fictional story about real-life problems happening to plants and animals, such as habitat loss, poaching, pollution, climate change, the pet trade, and more! These stories do not have to be sad; they simply need to raise awareness of wildlife issues. They can be written from any point of view—including from the animal’s perspective. There are no page limits required.
Prizes: Choice of a behind-the-scenes animal tour or a painting done by a zoo animal! One winner per age category.
Free zoo entry: Anyone who submits a story will gain free entry into the zoo for our World Oceans Day celebration on Saturday, June 13th.
Every submitted story will be on display on World’s Oceans Day from 9:00-3:00 and winners will be announced at 2:00.
How to submit: Drop story by the zoo or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline: May 31, 2020
Visit https://topekazoo.org/explore/clubs/ to see examples of our past winners!