Write about a time you almost quit something you loved

$250 and get published in a book

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We need your voice and story to help others. Write a letter or poem to at-risk youth about a time you nearly gave up on something that you love/loved but decided to keep going.

We are partnering with former NFL player Johnathan Cyprien and his foundation CypSquad.  The goal of CypSquad is to help give at-risk youth the experiences and support they need to realize their dreams.

All Entries must be in by 11:59 PM on March 15, 2024 Eastern Time

Those moving on to the next round will be announced on May 16th, 2024

Voting will go from May 16th to June 17th (11:59 PM Eastern Time).

Our Winners will be announced  on  June 18th2024

Read the Contest Rules before you enter

Also, we are going to turn this challenge into a book. If you would like your piece to be considered,  after you submit your entry, sign our release here. The release allows us to publish your poem in our book (you will remain the owner of your work).

This contest has ended. The winner will be announced soon!

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