The deadline for the 2024 contest has passed. Winners will be announced here in early May.

2024 Official Rules

Please read the rules and follow them closely. Double check your work before submitting. Please call us at 406-721-2665 or contact the Reference Department at with any questions regarding Missoula Writes.


Submission Process

Entry Format

Attention: Teachers & Parents

If you are encouraging children to submit an entry, please stress to them the importance of following the entry format and submission guidelines. To avoid disqualification, review their entries prior to submission. Be sure they turn in their entry by the Review Deadline, 5 PM, Friday, February 2, 2024.

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