2019 One Shot Youth Essay Contest


Why are game laws important?

Submission Deadline

March 15, 2019 (midnight)

Other Requirements

  • Applicants must be between 8 and 15 years old. Must be no older than 15 at the time of the hunt (April 27, 2019).
  • Essays must be 500 words or less. If your essay exceeds 500 words, your submission will be disqualified.
  • Essays will be scored by a statewide panel of outdoor writers and the Top 5 winners will be awarded complimentary hunts at the Old Dominion One Shot Turkey Hunt on April 27, 2019. (A parent/guardian must accompany the child during the hunt.)
  • No DGIF or WFV immediate family or staff, or past winners, are eligible.
  • Winners will be notified on March 22, 2019.
  • Essay must have full contact information included.

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