February 22 - May


  • February 22 - May
Freedom Festival Contests
The Freedom Festival sponsors multiple educational contests each year! The 2021 theme is focusing on the entire First Amendment! We love all of the entries for the Art, Essay, Speech, Hope of America School Spirit, and Teacher contests! See below for links to the individual pages to learn how to enter and enjoy each contest.
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Art Contest

Visual images can reflect the values we hold dear. The art contest is an opportunity for students from K to 12 grade to create and complete a work that can have a positive influence on others. It is intended to help students cherish our freedoms. The theme this year is the First Amendment to the Constitution. Entry Deadline is February 22.

Essay Contest

Each year the Freedom Festival Essay Contest gives rise to expressions of patriotism from students in K-12th grades nationwide. The theme this year is the First
Amendment to the Constitution. Entry deadline is Feb 22.

Speech Contest
WIN UP TO $600!

Open to high school students in grades 9 – 12. THEME: The First Amendment to the Constitution.

Deadline March 27.

Teacher Contest

Win up to $500.00 for each division.

Education is vital in the preservation of freedoms. Teachers who instill devotion to liberty are crucial.  The Freedom Festival teacher contest is an opportunity for teachers to be recognized for their work in the classroom. The theme this year is based on the First Amendment to the Constitution. Curriculum is available on the Freedom Festival
website that can aid the teacher.

Entry deadline is May 15.

Hope of America School Spirit Contest

Win up to $500.00 and a pizza party for your school participants in Hope of America!

Fifth-grade students from more than 100 schools gather in the Marriott Center at BYU each spring to celebrate America’s freedom through song, choreography, video, and sign language.  The Hope of America School Spirit Contest recognizes schools with the highest percentage of participation and pays special tribute to the school’s efforts to endear patriotism.  Entry deadline for School Spirit contest is May 15.


To participate in the Hope of America event, or to use the material in your own school, please contact: sherry@freedomfestival.org

Dates: TBD For more information visit: hopeofamerica.org

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