2022 Writing Contest Winners


3rd grade Madeline LaFay "Dorothy's Secret"

4th grade Lilly Crayton "The Wicked Witch of the East"

5th grade Riley Milczarski "Dorothy's Daughter"

6th & 7th grade Haley Pendell "The Mystery of the Missing Slippers"

High school Olivia Grosvenor "The Gift of Courage"

Adult Maggie Ann Lockett "The Doodlebug"



Judge's Choice- Best story all age groups combined—Olivia Grosvenor

Most Creative—Evan Grady

Most Entertaining—Grace Aloi



Isabel Sorenson, Catherine Driscoll, Molly Enders, Elanor Sorenson, Claire Sawyer, Jameson Riley, Evan Grady, Grace Aloi, Tommy Quilter, Madelyn Noon, Erin Snyder, Rowan Bayne, Henry Shober, Josh Moore, Rylan French, Joey Fox, Solana Rohrer, Madelyn Discenza, Grayson Capsello, Haylee Mento, Leo Malone, Chelsea Lee Pendell, Todd Sorenson, Delanie Spangler, Robin Bridson

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 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:

Royal Historian of Oz Writing Contest
P. O Box 456
Chittenango, NY 13037

  1. All entries must be postmarked by midnight on May 5, 2022.

  2. The entries will be judged by qualified professionals.

  3. The winners will be announced the week of June 1, 2022, on the Oz-Stravaganza! website, (www.oz-stravaganza.com) and will be notified by phone or email.

  4. Prizes will be awarded to the winners at an awards ceremony on the main stage in Oz Park Sunday June 5th at noon. Prizes will be mailed to any winners unable to attend the ceremony.

  5. For further information contact:
    Mark Zane, 315-498-7254; zanem@sunyocc.edu
    or Judy Fogus, 315-391-0842

  6. Entry forms are available below by downloading the pdf file.


Members of the Oz-Stravaganza! Committee are not allowed to enter the contest.

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Tik-Tok of Oz

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Rinkitink of Oz

The Lost Princess of Oz

The Tin Woodman of Oz

The Magic of Oz

Glinda of Oz

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