Eligibility: The contest is open to Jewish girls ages 8 to 6. Relatives of Leah Larson may not enter. Only girls in the United States or Canada are eligible for the grand prize, but girls from any country are eligible for cat- egory prizes.
to Enter: One entry per person. There are four categories to submit in: Video, scrapbook page, poem/song, or essay. Your submission should show how your life, in a small or large way, was impacted by YALDAH. Videos: Digital video files may be mailed on a CD or DVD or e-mailed. Scrapbook Page(s): One more scrapbook pages may be sent in the mail or scanned in and e-mailed.
Poem/Song: Poems may be typed and mailed or e-mailed. Songs can be recorded and e-mailed as an audio file or mailed as a CD. Please include typed lyrics with the recording.
Essay: Essays may be mailed or e-mailed.
All entries become the property of YALDAH to use in future issues, on our website, or for marketing purposes. By submitting, entrant acknowledges that the submission is her original creation and does not infringe on the copyrights of others.
All submissions must include: Entrant’s full name, address, date of birth, phone number, e-mail address.
Electronic Submissions: E-mail submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put ‘Impact Contest’ in the subject line.
Mail Submissions: Mail to: Impact Contest
P.O. Box 25
Sharon, MA 02067
Judging: Entries will be judged on: 5%: Demonstration of how YALDAH has impacted entrant’s life, 20% Originality, 25% Creativity, 20% Quality based on age of entrant.
Prizes: One grand prize winner will receive: a visit from Leah Larson. Leah will spend two days and one night in her hometown. She will speak at an event for an organization of the winner’s choice (school, synagogue, youth group, etc.), an expense-paid shopping trip with Leah to buy an outfit for the cover, and be in a cover shoot for the cover of the Fall issue (#2), 5 free gift subscriptions to YALDAH, a collection of YALDAH accessories, and a set of the first 3 YALDAH media books. Grand prize winner will be featured in the Fall issue and on the YALDAH website.
3 category winners (excluding the category that the grand prize winner entered in) will be profiled in the Fall issue, and receive a free gift subscrip- tion and a set of the first 3 YALDAH media books.
Timing: Entries will be accepted from December , 2008 – April , 2009. Winners will be contacted by April 20, 2009. Entries received after April , 2009 will be disqualified. Leah Larson will visit grand prize winner in June, 2009.