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Grades 4-6
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Grades 10-12

Entry fee

Adults/Open $10 per submission

K-12 $3 per submission


Cash, Homer Bucks, and local gift certificates will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category and division!

Contest Rules

24th Kenai Peninsula Writers’ Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 24th Kenai Peninsula Writers’ Contest! Read the winning entries HERE.

Submissions are now closed


You must complete ALL 4 STEPS in order for your submission to be considered. Failure to complete ALL 4 STEPS will eliminate you from the contest.

  1. READ and FOLLOW the participation guidelines above! Your entry fee will not be reimbursed if you are disqualified for failing to follow directions.
  2. Click the appropriate “submit entry” button below to upload a PDF of your submission(s) to Dropbox (will open in a new tab). You can add all of your entries to Dropbox at the same time, but you’ll need to complete a submission form for each. When you’re done uploading your entries, you may close the Dropbox tab.

  3. Complete the submission form below for each entry.

  4. Complete payment of submission fee. For multiple entries you can change the quantity in your cart. Entry fee is per submission.

HCOA staff will not check to make sure your entry complies with the contest rules- contest judges will determine whether or not your entry qualifies. It is your responsibility to follow directions. If you believe you have submitted an entry with a critical error, please contact us to resubmit PRIOR to the contest deadline. We cannot accept any corrections after the deadline.

Thanks to the contest sponsors!