Essay Contest Honors Grandparents


The Adventures with Grammy LLC and the Adventures with Grammy Podcast are sponsoring an essay contest for children ages 5 to 16 to help them honor their grandparents. The contest coincides with two summertime grandparent celebrations: Gorgeous Grandma Day (July 23) and Grandparents Day (Sept. 12). Grandchildren can share their love for their Grands by telling the world in 250 words or less why their Grands (parents, mothers, fathers) are grand. 

The Adventures with Grammy Podcast will announce the winners during a special Grandparents Day episode that will be broadcast beginning Sept. 12, 2021. Each of the winners will be invited to record his or her essay for the podcast. The winning essays also will be available as a free downloadable PDF from the podcast website.

The contest has two age categories: ages 5 to 9 and ages 10-16.


Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in each category and to a grand prize winner. Authors may substitute titles and book form.


Entries must be written in American English and submitted electronically between July 23, 2021, and August 6, 2021.


Adventures with Grammy LLC is grateful to the sponsors who have donated gift certificates, books and merchandise for prizes.


Gorgeous Grandma Day has been a celebration in the United States every  July 23 since 1984. Grandparents Day has been a celebration in the United States the Sunday after Labor Day every year since 1979.


For more information, contact Carolyn Berry at

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