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TWHBEA Extends Deadline For Essay Contest



The deadline for the annual TWHBEA Essay Contest has been extended to April 15, 2003. The topic for 2003 is "The first time I saw a Tennessee Walking Horse ...." Essays must be a minimum of 350 words, but there is no maximum word limit. All entries should be typed or in legible print handwriting and may be humorous, factual, sad, or fictional. Entries will be judged on originality of thought, creativity, ability to convey a message, grammar, and neatness. The essay is to be the exclusive work of the TWHBEA youth member submitting the entry.

The contest is open to all TWHBEA youth members. Entries are divided into two divisions: 12 and Under and 13 and Over. Participants will be competing for prize money, savings bonds, plaques, and ribbons. Winners will be acknowledged in the Voice magazine and recognized in center ring at the National Celebration in Shelbyville, Tenn.

For more information, please contact Joni Jenne', TWHBEA Youth/Performance Show Horse Coordinator, at 931-359-1574.

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