Y2K Essay and Poem Competition
ENTRY INFORMATION
Calgary Schools' Computer Programming Competition
Deadline -- 30th April 1999

Participants are encouraged to submit essays or poems with a Y2K theme. The essay or poems can have the following themes

A funny story about what might happen when the clocks tick over from December 31st, 1999 to January 1st, 2000
A serious study about what might happen when the clocks tick over from December 31st, 1999 to January 1st, 2000
Any thing else you think is relevant to the Y2K problem, such as Limericks

SEND ENTRIES AND MONIES BY 30th April 1999

Make sure you include  "hard-copy" of your essay or poem? Put the competitor's name and school as part of the title
Include a  diskette with a electronic copy of your work? Clearly label the diskette with the competitor's  name, school and the name of the file containing the art. The entries will be put up for everybody to view.
It should definitely be no more than two pages and should be hand-written or printed in no smaller than a 12 pt font
Make sure that the envelope you use is stiffened with cardboard and marked ESSAY AND POEM COMPETITION -- PLEASE DO NOT BEND
The Calgary Programming Society is not responsible for lost or misplaced entries

Competition is open to the following students

Elementary Division -- grades 5 and 6. (Students from grades 3 and 4 who are interested in competing should contact the registration co-ordinator.)
Junior High Division -- grades 7, 8, 9.
Senior High Division -- grades 10, 11, 12

Make a copy of this form and send in, with fees by mail to

Pat White,
13016, Lake Twin Tree Rd., SE,
Calgary T2J 2X3
Phone:- (403) 271-6749  -- Email:- whitep@telusvelocity.net

School Name

School phone number
Contact Person (Teacher of Guardian)

Email address if available
School Category -- Please circle
Elementary Division Junior High Division Senior High Division
Essays or poems must be written by only one person
Student name

Student address


Email address if available

As a participant of the competition,
I/we confirm that all work submitted is our
own original work,  except where clearly acknowledged
in the documentation and presentation.

 

Participant's signature _________________________
As the parent / guardian of a team member named above.
I give permission for him/her to participate in this competition. I realize that the essay or poem and the competitor's name and school may appear on the web or other media
Parent/Guardian signature -- Participant

___________________
Teacher's signature

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REGISTRATION FEES
Y2K Essay and Poem Competition

Deadline 30th April 1999

$5 per entry -- under discussion

Teams entering into the Creative and Problem Solving Competition will get a REFUND of their entry fee into the other competitions Art, Essay and Web Development Competitions  (one refund per competition per team). There is no fee for entering the LOGO competition.

Entry fees assist in covering the cost of trophies and prizes.


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Have you included a "hard-copy" of your computer based art? Put the competitor's name and school on the back of the art.
Have you provided a diskette with a electronic copy of your computer-based art? Clearly label the diskette with the competitor's  name, school and the name of the file containing the art
Make sure that the envelope you use is stiffened with cardboard and marked ESSAY and POEM COMPETITION -- PLEASE DO NOT BEND
The Calgary Programming Society is not responsible for lost or misplaced entries
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TOTAL __________________

Booklet developed by M. Smith, University of Calgary, using Microsoft Front Page donated to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary by Microsoft.