Sunday, April 13, 2008

Beedle the Bard Writing Contest
Let's hear it for contests! Amazon's the latest of Harry Potter contests. This one is a
writing contest to all fans 13 and over, in 24 countries. The way you enter? You must answer
the following three questions in 100 words or less.
*What songs do wizards use to celebrate birthdays?
*What sports do wizards play besides Quidditch?
*What have you learned from the Harry Potter series that you use in everyday life?

The two finalists(+1) will be flown (round trip airfare) to London, have a two nights stay at a London hotel, an expense allowance, and gift certificate of $1,000.
As if this wasn't enough, the whole Purpose of getting you there, to check out in person, the book The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
There will be 10 semi-finalists from each group of submissions. A group of ages 13-17, and a second group of submitters 18 & up.

Admissions can be made through 22-April. From 5-May through 11-May, semi-finalists will be announced, and Amazon customers will be able to vote their choices. 13-May through 19-May is when the final stage of finalists will be announces, and winners will be voted once again by customers. The ending (finally)on the 22-May.
The full list or rules, regulations and entry info can be found HERE.

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