COMPETE FOR PRIZES : Medals, Plaques, Financial & Trips
Medals and Financial (all prizes will be a varied value of the number 1814, such as $184.00 or $18.40 or $1,840.00)
About the WAR of 1812 – 1814 or about the Star-Spangled Banner, or about Francis Scott Key or Grace Wisher
ESSAY CONTEST (David B Manuel Literary Award)
BEAUTIFUL HANDWRITING CONTEST
- Donate $18.14 to enter contest
FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW and send in your entry by email or hard copy
DAVID B MANUEL LITERARY AWARD: DEADLINE is Sept 1st 2015 at midnight.
Be the first to earn the distinguished David B Manuel Literary Award award to promote historical archival research projects about our founding fathers colonial heritage.
THE WORD SMITH:
David was a Double Day Editor and Naval Radar Specialist. His patriotism and skill inspired great passion to write the all time best-seller: THE LIGHT & THE GLORY with co author: Peter Marshall Jr.
On September 14/2015, the second annual award will be granted in two categories: Junior Writer and Senior Author.
“The Senior Author” award will be conferred for a published/distributed work that defines the war of 1812 and the inspirational merit of the Star Spangled Banner.
“The Junior Writer” award will be conferred for an essay of 200 words exactly, that defines the war of 1812 -14, or the Star Spangled Banner, or Grace Wisher, or Francis Scott Key, or “What the American Flag and Anthem mean to me”, and the inspirational merit of the Star Spangled Banner. Cited references must be footnoted. The age category is 7 to 18 years of age. It must be typed and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
All entries must be copied to the FORM BELOW, then also emailed to selena@singitamerica by deadline and sent in hard copy or pdf copy on white background in courier new type face font in point size 11.5 with a one inch boarder all the way around. The top header must contain the title, subject, date, and name of entrant. The bottom footer must contain the page number on the far right and contact information of the entrant in the far left or center.
Subject, Content, Historical Accuracy, Sources, Literary Style, Crammer, Spelling and spacing will be judged in elementary, secondary and college levels. A first, second and third place winner will be chosen in each category and honorable mention as well.
Subjects may be:
Star-Spangled Banner, National Anthem Bicentennial, What the Flag and Anthem mean to me, Francis Scott Key, or Grace Wisher.
September 1st, 2015
Deadline August 1st, Winners judged in final sing off August 25th, Performance in special ceremony in Washington on Sept 14th 2014, possible performances at Thanksgiving 2015. Winners must pay their own travel fees and accommodations or find a sponsor. We are choosing an old and young voice from every state. Upload yourself singing to the demo track below, or with just your voice, or your own recording track. Provide a photo and fill our your contact information and email it to us after uploading at this site. EMAIL: email@example.com or
JOIN THE SINGING CONTEST: 200 VOICES for 200 years, CLICK THE BLUE LINK <—- and be one of 2 voices, young and old, from all 50 states to win a spot in the 200 voice choir that will sing in Baltimore and a ceremony in Washington DC on the Bicentennial of the Star Spangled Banner on Sept 14, 2015. Runner-ups will lead a Sing A Long, at their own State House Steps.
DO IT FOR A SOLDIER YOU LOVE!
Upload Yourself Singing the Anthem with millions of Americans by August 1st 2014. EMAIL your .mp3 or .mov or .mp4 or .mwv or maw. file to: firstname.lastname@example.org or CLICK THIS LINK AND DRAG YOUR mp3.file : https://www.dropbox.com/sh/tdb4fh05dv5bukp/R5TtQnMIIn
2: HISTORY BEE:
Children K=6, will be asked to memorize questions/answers about the
War of 1812-14, and the history of the Star Spangled Banner and Francis Scott Key. You may start by writing an essay of 500 words or less about those two topics, send your name, phone, address, age, and we will give you the study page. Send your answers to us by August 25th 2015 by hard copy or Sept 1st by pdf/email. Semi Finalists will compete in Baltimore on Sept 13th and the prize will be awarded in Washington on Sept 14 at a special ceremony. Email by Sept 10 2015 to: 7723 South Evanston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 or email to: email@example.com
Send $18.14 in contest entry fee or go to PAYPAL Link and include all your contact information and the note of what contest you have entered in the memo.
WINNERS RECEIVE A MEDAL
3: BEAUTIFUL HANDWRITING CONTEST:
Email by Sept 1st, 2015 to: 7723 South Evanston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The three runner-up winners must travel at their own expense to Washington DC and write by memory in their own unassisted handwriting on stage. TV cameras will film them live and the winner will be chosen. (This assures that the winner wrote it in long0hand cursive themselves.)
Entrants must pay the $18.14 fee. They must submit a jpeg or pdf of their work, scanned. And they must mail a hard copy to our address at least two weeks before the deadline. Pen should be used on a white background. A note from a teacher or parent must accompany this submission to verify the child has written it by themselves unassisted. They will be required to rewrite it all by memory and in their own hand unassisted on the platform at the Lincoln Memorial the day of the Awards on Sept 14th, 2015 in Washington, DC. A medal will be awarded to first, second and third prizes.
Can you write in cursive long hand? Can you copy this original poem/lyrics of Francis Scott Key? Send us your best copy to: 7724 South Evanston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74136 by Mail by August 1st 2014 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The WINNER MUST BE ABLE TO PERFECTLY DUPLICATE THIS BY MEMORY IN LONG HAND IN FRONT ON CAMERAS ON STAGE AT THE EVENT on SEPT 14/2015 at the LINCOLN MEMORIAL. THEIR HANDWRITING WILL BE POSTED ON THE BIG OVERHEAD SCREEN. The winner will get a prize.
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(DISCLAIMER: We are not backing or promoting any political candidate, or religious group, even if they speak at an event we may host. We endeavor to promote SING IT AMERICA as a non sectarian and non partisan project to promote patriotism in our beloved nation of the United States of America.)
The title of the album is historical and comes directly from the last verse of the national anthem from 1812 and is confirmed as such by 2014 US Senate Historical Resolution #550.
Listen to the lead song sample on line at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlYD20mvC6s