How to Participate in the Abstract Contest

The following text was supplied by Alaska Professional Communicators:

Alaska Professional Communicators awards certificates and cash prizes to students for the quality of their written abstracts. Abstracts are judged on format, syntax, spelling, grammar, punctuation, neatness, and originality. There are three categories for the abstract contest: Elementary (grades 4-6), Middle School (grades 7-8, some 6), and Senior High (grades 9-12). 6th grade may enter as middle school if attending a middle school. A written abstract is:

  • required for grades 9-12
  • strongly recommended for grades 7-8
  • recommended for grades 4-6

Follow these steps to enter your abstract for judging by Alaska Professional Communicators:

1. Fill out the ASEF Abstract Contest Entry Form and upload it using the paperwork tab on zFairs.

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