Contest Details

U.S. Courts Fifth Annual
Bill of Rights Day Student Contest
Hosted by the U.S. Courts within the Seventh and Eighth Circuits

Eligibility: Contest is open to all students in grades 5-12 within the Seventh and Eighth Circuits – Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Entry: Entries should be submitted using this online form. If information is missing from the form, the entry will not be considered. There is a bulk-submit option for teachers submitting on behalf of their classes. Teachers are strongly encouraged to sue the bulk-submit option if multiple students are entering. Please see for more information.

Deadline: Submissions will be accepted during the fall semester, through 5:00pm on Sunday November 1, 2024.

Event: Register and mark your calendar for the live, virtual family event on WED DEC 4 at 6 PM Central. Grand prize winners will be announced at the event. Must be present to win. Even if you don’t choose to enter the contest, all are welcome for the event. There will be chances to win additional prizes! Registration is required to participate in the event.
  • All entries must be the original work of the student(s). Computer assisted work will not be accepted.
  • Only individual entries will be accepted for essays and artworks.
  • Group entries will be accepted only for video, song, and multimedia projects. It is up to the contestants to fairly divide any prize amounts they may win.
  • Only one entry per student.
  • Entries with incomplete entry forms will not be considered.
  • No photography or computer-generated art will be accepted as artwork.

Questions? See

STOP. Do not complete this entry form until you have your entry ready to attach. Return to this form once you have your entry ready to upload. Entry forms without a file attachment will not be considered. STOP. Do not complete this entry form without your parent/guardian present.
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