“What My Family Member’s Military Service Means to Me”
Download the essay contest entry form.
Download Entry Form
Please return the completed form with your essay to your agent or:
Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho
Attn: Veterans Day Essay Contest Administrator
P.O. Box 4848
Pocatello, ID 83205-4848
All essays must be received by October 25, 2013.
Prize winners will be notified no later than October 31, 2013.
The contest is open to children from first through 12th grade with a family member who has served or is serving in the Armed Forces. Essays must answer the contest topic in 750 words or less. All entries become the property of Farm Bureau Insurance and will not be returned. Essays must be original compositions produced solely by the entrant.
The contest will be separated into three categories for judging: 1st – 6th grade, 7th – 9th grade, and 10th – 12th grade. One winner from each category will be awarded a U.S. Savings Bond: $250 for Category 1, $500 for Category 2, $750 for Category 3. Essay winners will also be recognized at and invited to attend the Second Annual Farm Bureau “Salute to Idaho Veterans.” Entries will be judged by a panel of individuals representing Farm Bureau Insurance, the Pocatello Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America.
Entry forms are available from your Farm Bureau Insurance agent or online at www.idfbins.com. All essays must be received by October 25, 2013. Prize winners will be notified no later than October 31, 2013. If you have any questions regarding the contest, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.