The FACCS Creative Writing Regional Festivals and State Competition are writing events for 1st through 8th grade students.
FACCS Creative Writing Regional Festival 2014
Click here to download the Poetry and Essay topics for 2014 (PDF) - will be available in late 2013. All entries Elementary and Middle School Poetry and Essay must select one of these topics from the appropriate category.
Online Registration on left. Registration MUST be completed by no later than January 17th, 2014.
The Regional Festival is held via post mail as entries are mailed in to be judged. Entries must arrive at your regional event location by no later than Friday, January 24, 2014. LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!!!! Click here for addresses to which you should send your entries.
Contact your regional or event coordinator for specific mailing instructions if not listed below.
Regional Festival entries in each grade and category that receive the highest evaluation per grade/category with at least an "Excellent" rating will be automatically forwarded to the FACCS Creative Writing State Competition.
Entries that are not forwarded to State Competition will be mailed back to the school after February 15th.
FACCS Creative Writing State Competition
The piece in each category/grade with the highest evaluation per grade/category with at least an "Excellent" rating from the Regional Festival will be automatically forwarded on to this Competition.
Winners from this event will be published on this web site.
Entries and awards from this event will be mailed back to the school after mid-March 2014.
Creative Writing Manuals and Forms:
The manuals and forms are in Adobe PDF format.
Left-click to view; Right-click, Save Target As to save to your computer.
Creative Writing Regional Festival Certificate Template - fillable (PDF only)
Download this file to your computer - open the file in any version of Adobe Reader - type the name of each participating student from your school into the appropriate field - print to your local printer (you may want to print this on special paper)
Be sure to mail early enough and use the carrier/method that will guarantee delivery by the due date.
Mail Entries to:
North Florida Christian School
Attn: Janell Penny
3000 N. Meridian Road
Tallahassee, FL 32312
The Potter's House Christian Academy
Attn: Lela Johnson
1150 South Lane Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32205
Orlando Christian Prep
Attn: Diane Sechrist
500 South Semoran Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32807
Citrus Park Christian School
Attn: Karen Jeffers/Patty Gleason
7705 Gunn Highway
Tampa, FL 33625
2000 North Congress Avenue #251
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Event Coordinator: Cindy Stone Cndstn@aol.com
Mail Entries to:
PO Box 924613
Princeton, FL 33092
Inverness Christian Academy
Attn: Dan Riley
4222 S. Florida Avenue
Inverness, FL 34450
Not sure which region your school is in? See the map below.