Be Creative—Be Your Own Author!
Baum penned 13 sequels to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” New characters and adventures were introduced in each book. You can use Baum characters or create your own Oz characters or a combination of both to create your Land of Oz story.

There are seven categories for entrants this year: 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th-7th grades, 8th-9th grades, 10th-12th grades and adult group. Prizes will be awarded in each category by The International Wizard of Oz Club.

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.

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. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic electronic entries will be accepted this year. Be sure to include registration form with you
electronic entry.

4. Entries will not be returned and will become the 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 mailed to: Oz-Stravaganza!, Royal Historian of Oz Writing Contest, P. O. Box 456, Chittenango, NY 13037
or emailed to

7. All entries must be postmarked by midnight on May 15, 2021.

8. The entries will be judged by qualified professionals.

9. The winners will be announced the week of June 1, 2021, on the Oz-Stravaganza! website. (

10. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each division and will be mailed to the winners.

11. For further information contact: Mark Zane, 315-498-7254, or Judy Fogus, 315-391-0842

12. Additional entry forms available at the bottom of this page.

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Dennis Kulis,
Feb 15, 2021, 6:34 PM