All essays can be a maximum of 100 words in length, submitted
in English, and must answer the question/statement: "Why my mom is
the most magnificent mom I know!" Students should try to answer the
questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why? In their responses, an
example: My mom, Jane Dough, works as a school volunteer 20 hours
per week and is always helping the students at our school.
Entries of 101 words or more will be disqualified.
All entries should be submitted on the entry forms and should
include the following completed information: Your name, complete
physical mailing address, phone number (day/night), email (if
available), Mother's Name, Age, Occupation/Place of Employment, and
an adult contact person who will coordinate the winner's prize
delivery/award. This information will not count as part of the
essay nor will not count as part of your 100 words. If you
absolutely must tell us more about yourself, put it in a separate
cover letter; but be advised that it will not be considered as part
of your entry, and the actual judges may never see your cover
The winners of the contest are scheduled to be announced by or
on May 8, 2014.
The winners will be awarded two complimentary Medieval Times
admission tickets as follows: one child (ages 3-12) and one adult
(ages 12 and up) -OR- two adults for winners age 12-14.
Essays may be presented in any literary form (i.e., prose,
poem, limerick, haiku, etc.) - your imagination is encouraged, and
will be greatly appreciated by a group of judges that will have a
tough enough time selecting a winner from the entries!
Contestants that wish to have their entries returned after a
winner has been announced should include a self-addressed, stamped,
appropriately-sized envelope. Entries not submitted in this manner
become the property of Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament on May
1, 2014 and will not be returned.
This contest is open to all Horry and Georgetown county
residents, ages 6-14 of the third planet from the Sun, and is null
and void wherever prohibited by law. The decision of the judges is
final. Note: this is a contest, not a lottery.
Employees and immediate families of Medieval Times Dinner and
Tournament, Waccamaw Publishing-The Carolina Forest Chronicle/The
Myrtle Beach Herald, and NEXT Media Radio group are ineligible to
enter/win this contest.
The owners of Medieval Times reserve the right to extend the
deadline date or cancel the contest entirely in the unlikely event
that we do not receive entries by the April 23rd, 2014 deadline
date. Entrants can email the contest manager at:
email@example.com for periodic updates.
Internet users will find the Medieval Times web site at:
Each entrant should provide us with a full name, address, phone
number, age and email address (if available).
All entries should be hand delivered or mailed to: Attention:
My Magnificent Mom Essay Contest, Medieval Times, 2904 Fantasy Way,
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
All entries must be received by us no later than 3pm, April 23,
2014. Late entries will be disqualified. All essays entries are
Only one essay may be submitted by an individual, but entries
may be submitted by other members of the same family.
Entries that are disqualified due to excessive length (over 100
words) or un-timeliness (received after April 23, 2014) will not be
eligible for entry.
Questions? Contact our National Contact Center at 1-866-543-9637.