MIAA Sportsmanship Essay Contest: Enter by Oct. 16

The theme of the MIAA’s 15th Annual Sportsmanship Essay contest is:  Paying forward…How an act of sportsmanship made a difference in your life.
High-school students may submit literary entries or multimedia entries.

Eligibility:  Contest is open to all students in Grades 9-12 at MIAA member schools.

Literary Entries:  Must be typed, double spaced, and contain no more than 500 words.  They should be emailed to educationalathletics@miaa.net.

Multimedia Entries:  Must be a video that is no longer than 3 minutes.  They should be emailed to educationalathletics@miaa.net or mailed to: MIAA Contest, 33 Forge Parkway, Franklin, MA 02038.

Deadline:  All entries must be received by noon on Friday, October 16, 2015.


  • There will be a First Place ($400) and a Runner-Up ($200) prize for each category (Literary and Multimedia).
  • Contest winners will present their entries as honored guests during the 22nd Annual Sportsmanship Summit at Gillette Stadium on Friday, November 20.
  • First Place and Runner-Up literary entries will be published in a compilation entitled “Sportsmanship: A Game Plan For Life, Volume XV.”
  • First Place and Runner-Up multimedia entries will be available through the MIAA website.

For more information, see the Athletic Director or visit http://www.miaa.net/gen/miaa_generated_bin/documents/basic_module/15thcontestflyer.pdf