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2019 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

The 25th annual Idaho Public Television PBS KIDS Writers Contest is here! The contest is open to children in grades Kindergarten to 3rd grade. Please make sure to read the rules and complete the entry form. All entries must be postmarked by March 23rd.
Winners will be announced on or around May 1, 2019. We look forward to reading your story!

Questions? Call (800)543-6868 or (208)373-7220, or email us!

2018 Writers Contest Winners

Check out the winning stories!

Eastern Idaho

KISU/Pocatello - Eastern Region
(Awards ceremony: Saturday, May 12, at 1:30 p.m., at Idaho State University, Student Union Building, Salmon River Suite in Pocatello)

1st The Big Camp by Brinley
2rd The Volcano Problem by Bronson
3rd A New Home for Elizabeth by Keaton
First Grade
1st Nine Things I Am Not Supposed To Do by Flynn
2rd The King Who Turned Into a Dragon by Joshua
3rd The Krissy Crasher by Kristayla May
Second Grade
1st Wizard Vs. Crayon by Oakley
2rd Snow Sisters by Charlotte
3rd Mogli, the Firefighting Dragon by George
Third Grade
1st The Monster That Had Hiccups by Bridger
2rd When I Grow Up… by Kaylee
3rd Trapped in a Game by Stephanie

Northern Idaho

KUID/Moscow - Northern Region
(Awards Ceremony: Saturday, May 12, at 1:30 pm at the A.B. McDonald Elementary School, 2323 East D St., in Moscow)

First Grade
1st The Airplane Tricks by Emma
2rd The Scary Wagon Ride! by Jackson
3rd When My Cat Died by Lillie
Second Grade
1st One Dark Black Hole in the Wall by Gage
2rd Never Enough Books by Blake
3rd The Rotten Family by Evan
Third Grade
1st Jake by Alyse
2rd Mercy's Play by Sarah
3rd Macklin's Wagon by Brennen

Western Idaho

KAID/Boise - Southwest Region
(Awards ceremony: Saturday, May 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Boise Library at Cole and Ustick, Sagebrush Community Room, 7557 W. Ustick Rd. in Boise)

1st How to Throw a Fit by Hudson
2rd Mystery Dishes by John
3rd Pabella Goes on an Adventure by Mikaela
First Grade
1st Close Your Eyes Surprise by Samantha
2rd The Two Banana Brothers by Lela
3rd Zap! The Wizard Breaks the TV by Genevieve
Second Grade
1st The Mystery of the Missing Squirrel Bridge by Claire
2rd The Kingdom of True Names by Michael
3rd The Unexpected Family by Akshara
Third Grade
1st Adventures of Twix and Snickers by Meera
2rd The Lazy Leprechaun by Claudia
3rd Chengdu Tiger by Rachel Ann

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