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2018 Ninth Circuit Essay and Video Contest

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The theme for this year’s essay and video contest is “The 14th Amendment - 150 Years after Ratification – What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?” The top three finishers in the essay and video competitions at the district level will win cash prizes and continue on to compete in the Ninth Circuit contest. To be eligible to compete in the local contest, students must reside in one of these counties: Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Yakima. Contest rules, entry instructions and other information can be found at For more information about the district contest, please contact: Laura Barragan at (509) 458-3426, or by email at