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BULLY FREE IS THE WAY TO BE
ESSAY CONTEST

As part of the Hawks' Read to Achieve program, presented by Philips, the Atlanta Hawks are happy to announce our "BULLY FREE IS THE WAY TO BE" Essay Contest. This contest is open to all metro Atlanta elementary schools (grade levels kindergarten-5). Please read the official rules for the contest, which kicks off on December 8th, 2010, and has great prize packages for the six winning students. The grand prize winner will have Al Horford take them to school in a limo and 4 tickets to the Read to Achieve Night game on March 6, 2011 along with other prizes; and 5 second place winners (awarded in each grade level except in the grade level which has the Grand Prize winner) will be awarded 4 tickets to the Read to Achieve Night game on March 6, 2011 along with other prizes.

Here is a brief summary of the contest:

  • Open to Kindergarten-5th graders in Metro Atlanta
  • Contest begins on December 8, 2010 and ends January 28, 2011 (Entries must be postmarked or dropped off by January 24, 2011)
  • No late entries will be accepted
  • Essays should be between 350 and 1000 words
  • Essays must be typed (double spaced). A parent/guardian/teacher may help with this
  • All Essays must include child's name and grade level and parent's name, address, phone number and signature
  • All Essays must be mailed in to 101 Marietta St., Suite 1900 Atlanta, GA 30303
  • One entry per student
  • Essays will be judged based on creativity, grammar, content and overall impression
  • There will be 1 grand prize winner and 5 second prize winners (except in the grade level which has the Grand Prize winner)
  • Subject to Official Rules

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ENTRY FORM | OFFICIAL RULES

If you and your students would like to participate, please make a copy of the official rules for all students to take home along with the entry form to share with their parents/guardians. If you have any questions, please email Jamie Grant at Jamie.Grant@atlantaspirit.com for more information.