Essay Contest

THEME: "It Happened One Day in North Salt Lake"

ESSAY CATEGORIES: There are four categories based on the author’s age on September 30, 2021. Adults are not permitted to assist teens, preteens, or children with their submissions.

  • Adult (18 years or older)
  • Teen (14-to-17 years)
  • Preteen (10-to-13 years)
  • Child (9 years or younger)

PRIZES: Three prizes will be awarded in each age category:

Submit essays by September 30th October 3rd at midnight to Include your name and age on your essay.

Essay contest is open to residents of Davis County.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS: Winners will be announced at the NSL Reads Night, a free, family event on Thursday, October 7, 2021, 7:00 p.m. at CITY HALL.  Participants are encouraged to invite their family and friends. For more info, email

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