Los Angeles – Calling All Filipino-American Youth and Student writers in California.
The Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced on November 15, 2015 that will hold the first ever Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest for 2015. In California.
Knights Commander Arturo Garcia of Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced that the Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest will start accepting entries from November 18 to December 18, 2015.
Rules of the Contest:
The last day for submission of entries will be on 6:00 PM. December 18, 2015 (must be postmarked on that day)
Those who are interested to join the contest must submit their entries at KOR-HFT c/o People’s CORE at 1610 Beverly Blvd. Suite No. 2, Los Angeles .California, 90026.
They must submit their entries in two separate envelop and must contain 1,500 words, double spaced with their assumed name or coded number.
The theme of the contest is: IF RIZAL WAS IN HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN, HOW WILL HE ENVISION THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AREA?
Another envelop must contain the following: 1) assumed name or coded number. 2) true name, address and telephone number.
This process is to maintain the impartiality of the judges. The entries will be safeguarded by the KOR-HFT officials and will be held for safekeeping.
Prizes and Winners
The prizes for the Rizal Memorial Writing Contest will be:
For the first price- $ 500.00 and a plaque.
Second Prize- $350.0 and a plaque
3rd prize– $ 150 .00 and a plaque
The Board of Judges will be formed and will be announced later. The Board of Judges will be composed of prestigious writers and journalist in California.
The judging process will be held from December 20-25, 2015. The winners will be announced on December 27. The awarding will be held on Rizal Day, December 30, 2015.