Essay Contest

Student Essay Contest for Portland Flower Show

University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the organizers of the Portland Flower Show are asking kids to describe what their garden would look like and what they would grow if the theme of their garden was “Growing the Taste of Maine”, for the Portland Flower  Show’s annual student essay contest.

The deadline for submitting entries is Wednesday, February 11.

Maine residents aged 6–18 are invited to participate in this contest. Three prizes ($50, $30 and $20) will be awarded in each of the three age categories (6–9, 10–13 and 14–18).  The winning essays will be announced at the show’s opening night preview on Wednesday, March 4, and selected essays will be posted for public viewing for the duration of the show.

Click Here for the application.