Monday, October 3, 2011

SCGS 12th Annual Family History Writing Contest

WritingCompetitionThe Southern California Genealogical Society is holding their annual family history writing competition between November 1 and December 31, 2011.  You do not have to be a member of SCGS to enter, nor does your submission have to relate to California.

Entries must be family or local history articles, which may or may not have been previously published.  The length of the article will determine the category it fits in: 

  Category 1
1,000-2,000 words

1st Place - $200
2nd Place - $100
3rd Place - $50
Category 2
Less than 1,000 words

1st Place - $100
2nd Place - $50
3rd Place - $25

Winners will be notified by May 1, 2012.  Winning entries may be published in SCGS’s quarterly, their website, or an anthology of winners.

For complete rules and how to enter, visit

Good luck!

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