"The Crazy Inventor" Writing Contest! Open Door Bookstore

Due March 2nd, 2018

You are a crazy inventor. Now you must create an amazing machine to solve a worldwide problem. Can you do it? Make up a story about the problem and the machine you create.

We can't wait to read your story!

Entries are due in the store before March 2. Winners in each grade level (one through eight) will receive gift certificates from The Open Door and will be honored at a special celebration party in the spring.

Please observe the following rules: 1. You may enter the contest if you are in first through eighth grade. 2. Your entry must be your original work. You must have your parent’s or guardian’s permission to enter, and your parent or teacher must sign the entry form saying that you have done the work yourself. 3. Your entry must be printed in ink or typed on white paper 8 1/2" x 11", one side only, two pages or less. We are sorry; we cannot read more than two pages! Write your name, address, grade, and school on your entry. Submit a copy of your story, not the original. Entries cannot be returned. 4. One entry per person. 5. No video or audio tape entries will be accepted. 6. Submit your story and entry form to The Open Door, 128 Jay Street, Schenectady, N.Y. 12305 before March 2, 2018

Download the Entry Form Here


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