STORY REQUIREMENTS

1. The story must be about the Land of Oz and the wonderful characters that live and visit there.

2. Story MUST HAVE A TITLE.

3. The story must be 500 words or fewer.

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2018 WINNERS

4th Grade

First Place: Brooke Pryputniewicz—"Saving the Munchkins of Oz" 

Maddyn Linstruth—"A New Holiday" 

Allison Cady—"Jack Pumpkinhead and Sawhorse in Oz"  

Molly Lucio—"Oz Once More" 

Lily Price—"The Wizard of Oz Extended" 


5th Grade

First Place: Corinne Parker—"Tinman's First Date" 

Riley Simons—"The Emerald Knight of Oz" 

Madeline Jones—"Elizabeth and Jane in Oz" 

Amelia Brown—"The Lost Ruby Shoes of Oz" 

Jade Barringer—"The Wizard of Oz When Toto Goes Missing" 

Lundy Langstaff—"Back In Oz?" 

Natalie Hansen—"New Territory" 

Madison Mackaig—"The Return of Dorothy Gale" 

Tiernan Lynch—"The Jozz Musicians" 

William Fordyce—"The First Female President" 

Lillian Horton—"Miracles Friends"


6th & 7th Grade

First Place: Manu Tipa—"The Other Wicked Witches" 

Joseph Parry—"Vittle Tittle's Adventures

Elissa Fasulo—"The Yellow Brick Road" 

Nick Dailey—"The Four Cities" 

Christian Balistreri—"Good Witch" 

Gabriella Schultz—"The Girl Hidden in the Oz"

Cassandra Smith—"The War of Oz"


8th–12th Grade

First Place: Emma K. Morris—"Glenda"

Maggie Ann Lockett—"Soldier of Love"  

Lillian Hansen —"Going Home"

R. Andrew Quoc:lomine—"Broken One: An Oz Story"


Adult

First Place: Michael Aaron Gallagher—"When Dorothy Met Alice

Nancy Sunderhaft—"A Tale of Gyngko the Sweeper'' 

Diane Leccarde—"The Hidden Heart of Oz" 

Benjamin K.M. Kellogg—"The Tinsmith's Lament" 

Tyler Samanns—"Poots and His Boots" 

Joseph Hurley—"A Strong Gale"




GENERAL RULES


1. Only one entry per person.

2. All entries must be typed, double-spaced, front side only on white printer paper (entries of more than one page should be stapled in the upper left-hand corner).

3. Electronic entries will NOT be accepted.

4. Entries will not be returned and will become property
of Oz-Stravaganza!.

5. The registration form should be clipped, FILLED OUT COMPLETELY and attached to the entry. Be sure your name and phone number is on each page of your entry.

6. ALL ENTRIES SHOULD BE SENT TO: 
Oz-Stravaganza! Royal Historian of Oz Writing Contest
P. O. Box 456, Chittenango, NY 13037


7. All entries must be postmarked by midnight on 
May 11, 2018.

8. The entries will be judged by qualified professionals.

9. The winners will be announced the week of May 19, 2018,
on the Oz-Stravaganza! website. (www. oz-stravaganza.com)

10. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each age group. The first place entries, in each age group will be read on stage Sunday, June 3rd at 12:00 p.m., in Oz-Stravaganza! Park during the festival in Chittenango, NY.

11. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
Mark Zane, 315-498-7254; zanem@sunyocc.edu
or Judy Fogus, 315-391-0842
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Dennis Kulis,
Jan 24, 2018, 7:55 PM