Contest Rules

The essays must state in 250 words or less why the Grands (parents, mothers, fathers) are grand.

Entries must arrive electronically between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time July 23, 2021, and 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time August 6, 2021, using the form at

Adventures with Grammy LLC will notify winners the week of August 23, 2021.


     We will record winners reading their essays the week of August 30, 2021. Winners are not obligated to read      their essays online … this is optional. We have volunteer readers!

     Winners must agree to keep their winner status confidential until the podcast is broadcast.

Winning entries, including those selected as Honorable Mention, will be compiled in print form as a free downloadable PDF from the podcast website.
The contest has two age categories: ages 5 to 9 and ages 10-16. 
Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in each category and to a grand prize winner. Authors may substitute titles and book form.
Entries must be written in American English. 
Immediate family members of the host of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast are excluded from winning prizes. 
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