The “What is Fun” Creative Writing Contest encourages a new generation of authors and foster a love for reading. We received over 600 submissions and awarded each participant with free PCF admission.
The grand prize winner and the winner for each K-8th grade, Manzanita Elementary School, received a family five pack to PCF, tickets to our exclusive WOW luncheon with our main stage talent, Disney’s Peyton List, invitation to be a part of the main stage WOW Experience with fun, and games with Peyton on stage. The class with the most submissions won a family four pack of tickets and an on stage experience with Peyton. Manzanita Elementary School, the school with the most “What is Fun” submissions received a 100 book donation to their school library courtesy of Better World Books and Back-to-School Clothing Drive. All submissions were prominently displayed at the festival.
Class with most entries – Ms. Faust, 6th Grade, Manzanita Elementary School
School with most entries – Manzanita Elementary School, Washington Elementary School District
Kindergarten Winning Entry – Kaden Brockman, Legend Springs Elementary School
First Grade Winning Entry – Jordan Houston, Sunset Ridge Elementary School
Second Grade Winning Entry – Kaysee Goodinez-Apodaca Stetson Hills
Third Grade Winning Entry – Madison Watling, Norterra Canyon
Fourth Grade Winning Entry – Ky’ron Hall, Sheely Farms
Fifth Grade Winning Entry – Yameen Sekandari, Challenge Charter
Sixth Grade Winning Entry – Ruby Reynolds, Lookout Mountain
Seventh Grade Winning Entry – Mykenzie McSpadden, Norterra Canyon
Eighth Grade Winning Entry – Emily Tsang, Norterra Canyon
Congratulations to all of our winning authors. Following are the details on the 2018 contest!
How do I participate in the 2018 “What is Fun” Creative Writing Contest?
You start by downloading the entry from at , and in 100 words or less describe what fun means to you!
Once you have completed the entry, submit your form to [email protected] or mail it to Phoenix Children’s Festival 99 E. Virginia Avenue, Suite 225, Phoenix, AZ 85004
What are the prizes?
Five Finalists will receive a family four pack of general admission passes to Phoenix Children’s Festival and exclusive backstage meet & greet passes with celebrity talents! The SCHOOL with the most participation will receive a donation of 100 books to the school library. The CLASS with the most contest entries will receive two (2) general admission tickets per student.
When do I enter?
The deadline is January 31, 2018, at 5 P.M. Submissions after that date and time will not be considered.
Official Contest Rules available at www.phoenixchildrensfestivalv.com.