Annual nationwide contest which allows middle level students grade 6–8 to write an essay (300–400 words in length) based on a different annual patriotic theme each year. Participants have the chance to win national awards, including a $5,000 top prize. There are four levels of VFW judging: post, district, state, and national.
|Address||406 W. 34th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
|Start Date||September 2, 2018|
|End Date||March 8, 2019|
|Registration Deadline||October 31, 2018|