Age Groups - 6 to 15 as of January 1, 2021, **Age restrictions-As long as the contestant was 15 as of January 1st, 2021 the are qualified

Intent- RRAM will provide the youth of agriculture an opportunity to display their impressive knowledge of the industry as well as showcase their writing talent.

  • Subjects- Anything Agriculture, Rural Life, Western Sports, Country Living related

  • 200-500 words

RRAM will continue to collect submissions throughout the year. Any article submitted will be placed in archives for potential use in later editions.

Judging-

Judging will be done by anonymous members of RRAM, these members will evaluate articles on the following criteria

  • Content- Relation to the article to Anything Agriculture, Rural Life, Western Sports, Country Living

  • Knowledge of content- Does the article display accurate interesting facts related to the subject

  • Research- Has the information and story been well researched and assessed

  • Interest- Does the information have an interest in agriculture and non-agriculture followers

  • Writing- Is the material well assembled and arranged, quality of punctuation and grammar

**** Articles will undergo a final check through the RRAM editor, this check will be strictly punctuation and grammar

Winner-

Each month's winner will be awarded $15.00 or prizes equivalent to $15.00. If a winner refers to another writer who is published in subsequent months he will win an additional $15 for the referral.

Year-End Winner - Will Receive a $250.00 gift card from Tractor Supply compliments Midway Equestrian and Stable Care

Contacting the winner - All winners will be notified through social media or email the day prior to the release of the magazine, at this time the winner must have a parent or guardian who can verify age and permission for the article to be published. During this time information will be obtained for the shipment of winnings.

Rights Associated with Contest

Submission of the Entry Form constitutes permission from the participant’s parent/legal guardian for RRAM  to use the participants’ name, likeness, biographical information, information and materials contained in the Entry Form, photographs, and any statements or remarks made about the Contest in advertising and promotion without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law.  All entries, and any copyrights therein, become the sole property RRAM.  By entering, entrants’ parent/legal guardian agree to abide by the above-stated rules, and warrant that their child’s/ward’s entry is their original work and does not infringe upon or violate rights of any third party, and grant to RRAM the right to edit, publish, promote, and otherwise use their entry materials without permission, notice or compensation.  No royalties will be paid at this or any time. By submitting an entry and Entry Form, each participant’s parent/legal guardian, on behalf of the participant, agrees to assign all right, title, and interest in and to the entry and Entry Form to RRAM and warrants that the participant’s parent/legal guardian has the authority to assign such right, title, and interest. In the event that any applicable law requires certain formalities to be fulfilled to effectuate such grant of rights, each participant (and parent or guardian) agrees to cooperate with RRAM to achieve the fulfillment of such formalities. By submitting an Entry Form, each participant’s parent/legal guardian, on behalf of the participant, agrees to be bound by these Contest Rules.  Each participant’s parent/legal guardian, on behalf of the participant, agrees to release and hold RRAM, and its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, subsidiaries, parent companies, or other affiliated companies harmless from any and all damages, losses, claims, and liabilities arising out of participation in the Contest or resulting from acceptance or claiming of any prize hereunder.  RRAM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate, suspend or otherwise cancel the Contest at any time.  Income and all other taxes are the responsibility of the prize recipient.  RRAM is not responsible for any expenses incurred in connection with participation in the Contest.

Ranch, Rodeo, and Agriculture Youth

Writing Contest

Brought to you by Midway Equestrian and Stable Care

To qualify for the year-end award you must win the monthly contest!!

Submit articles here