NET Invites K-3 Students to Enter Creative Writing and Illustrating Contest

News Release Date: 
January 4, 2021

NET Invites K-3 Students to Enter Creative Writing and Illustrating Contest

LINCOLN, Neb. (Jan. 4, 2021) – Everyone young person has a story to tell. Nebraska students are invited to tell their imaginative stories using creative writing skills and illustrations in the 2021 NET PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

The contest, sponsored by NET, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR Stations, is open to all Nebraska students in kindergarten through third grade. First, second and third place winners will be selected from each grade level.

Submitted stories can be fact, fiction, prose or poetry and must include at least five original color illustrations.

Entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 31 and mailed to NET at 1800 North 33rd Street, Lincoln, Neb., 68503 or emailed to

For more contest rules, details about how to enter and helpful writing resources, visit

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NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit