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Ninth Circuit Civics Contest


Submissions are now open for the 2017 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, Not to Be Forgotten: Legal Lessons of the Japanese Internment!

The 2017 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest is an essay and video competition open to young people in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, along with the U.S. Territory of Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Students in grades 9-12 in public, private and parochial schools or home-schooled students of equivalent grade status may enter. Individual students can compete in the essay contest, while individuals and teams of up to three students can enter the video contest.

Prizes of $2,000, $1,000 and $500 will be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place winners in both the writing and video competitions. Winners will be announced in June.

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