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Bookmark Contest 2022


Submissions due for Bookmark Contest

Do you have a great bookmark idea? Show us what you’ve got! Kids in grades K-8 can design a bookmark and enter it in Rakestraw's 2022 bookmark contest. Winning designs will be printed and distributed in the fall at Rakestraw Books. Submit your bookmark design no later than Friday, 16 September 2022.

1.   One entry per person.

2.   Entries must have a completed and signed Registration Form.

      a. Printed entry forms are available at the front counter of the bookstore OR download a form from this webpage.

      b. Return completed entry forms to bookstore.

3.   A parent or guardian must sign the release form for participants under age 18.

4.   The bookmark design must be original. Previously published designs or copyrighted figures (ex: Dog Man, Harry Potter, etc.) will not be accepted.

5.   Bookmarks must be designed around the theme of books and/or reading.

6.   Bookmarks can be created in color or black and white.

7.   Bookmarks not suitable for the general public, at Rakestraw’s sole discretion, will not be eligible.

8.   Bookmarks are accepted August 16 to September 16 at 5 p.m. Entries will not be returned after judging.

9.   Entries will be judged according to the grade the child will be entering in the 2022-2023 school year. Categories are Grades K-2, Grades 3-4, Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8. There will be one winner in each category. Winners will receive a $25 Rakestraw Books gift certificate.

10. Rakestraw Books staff will judge on originality, theme and creativity. All decisions are final.

11. Winning entries will be printed and available at Rakestraw Books in the fall.