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2017–2018 Student Contests

This year marks the return of the Dear George Washington Contest (Grades K–2), and the introduction of a new Documentary Film category as part of the Civil War Essay Contest (Grades 6–12). Click here for more information on our student contests; the entry forms will open in November.

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