Two-Sentence Horror Story Contest

Horror Story contest

Gather ‘round the campfire to tell your scariest story in just two sentences! 

Grades 6 - 12
Submit online between Oct. 1 and Oct. 23, 2022 at
Entries will be judged in two categories: Grades 6-8 and grades 9-12. Prizes awarded to winners in both groups!


  • 1st place - $30 Amazon Gift Card
  • 2nd place - $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • 3rd place - $20 Amazon Gift Card 


Contest rules:

  • Teens in grades 6-12 living in Winnebago County may participate in the Two-Sentence Horror Story Writing Contest.
  • Entries must be submitted by Sun., Oct. 23, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Individuals may submit up to three entries in the contest.
  • Any additional entries will be disqualified as will any submissions that do not meet the qualifications or are suspected of plagiarism. 

Winners will be announced Oct 31, 2022.