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Write-off Contests: Awards

  • Winners receive a certificate and are recognized at the Sunday awards ceremony. The ratings are Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention. Superior ratings, which are awarded with a medal, may be given to no more than 10 percent of the entries in any contest. Judges may give as many ratings in Excellent and Honorable Mention as appropriate.
  • Winning entries may be broadcast, displayed or published in JEA publications or on its affiliated websites. Winners’ names and schools will be published on the JEA website.
  • There will be no sweepstakes. Emphasis will be placed on the learning experience provided each individual contestant.
  • Contest entries are available for pickup at the Sunday awards ceremony. Unclaimed packets will be mailed to the schools. Oversized entries must be picked up. They will not be mailed.

Past award recipients