Timeline

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    03/21

    Official Start

  • red_light

    05/26

    Submission Deadline

  • blue-ribbon

    06/16

    Winners Announced

  • star

    06/30

    ePals Choice Winner Announced

Previous Winners

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In the Spotlight: A Junior Folklorist

Eligibility and Guidelines

  • If you are 8-18 years old, this Challenge is for you. Check out the age groups, categories and entry guidelines.

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Get Inspired

  • Watch students like you interviewing tradition bearers in their communities!

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For Teachers

  • Check out the standards this Challenge meets. Find out about our four week, class-to-class project.

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Timeline

  • green_light

    03/21

    Official Start

  • red_light

    05/26

    Submission Deadline

  • blue-ribbon

    06/16

    Winners Announced

  • star

    06/30

    ePals Choice Winner Announced

Prizes

  • PRIZE IMAGE_get published by Smithsonian

    ePals Choice Award

    Feature Page in Smithsonian Publication

  • PRIZE IMAGE_flipcam

    Digital Video Camera

  • PRIZE IMAGE_field-notes-steno-mix

    Field Notes Prize Pack

    Notebooks used by Expert Folklorists

  • PRIZE IMAGE_Best of Broadside_5 CD Set

    Best of Broadside CDs from Smithsonian Folkways

    5-CD Box Set

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