An annual contest open to all Virginia Students grades K-12, in 4 different age groups–K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.
A different writing prompt is announced each year, ordinarily in late January. The deadline for entries is usually in late April.
Entries must be on paper, and are limited to 1000 words.
Cash prizes are awarded in each age group, and essays are also published on the Peace Center website.