20 April 2010

2010 GENEii Writing Contest Announced

The Southern California Genealogical Society announces the 11th annual GENEii Family History Writing Contest. The writing contest offers cash awards in two categories:

Category 1: Family history or local history articles of 1,000-2,000 words in length, published or unpublished. If previously published, entries must be accompanied by the written permission of the publisher allowing the article to be reprinted by SCGS. Awards: 1st Place, $200.  2nd Place, $100.  3rd Place, $50. Honorable mentions and finalists, certificate.
  
Category 2: Family history or local history articles of 1,000 words or less, published or unpublished. If previously published, entries must be accompanied by the written permission of the publisher allowing the article to be reprinted by SCGS.Awards:  1st Place, $100.  2nd Place, $50. 3rd Place, $25.  Honorable mentions and finalists, certificate.

Entries must be received between November 1 and December 31, 2010.

Complete rules and FAQs can be found on the SCGS Website.  This year's contest is dedicated to the memory of Beth Maltbie Uyehara, who founded the contest in 2000.

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