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      December 14, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM

      800 West Campbell Road
      Richardson, Texas 75080

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      Writeathon 2019

      What is Writeathon? Writeathon aims to help students practice the art of writing to aid them in their personal and professional growth. The ability to write well is a great asset in any career and in life. It is important to learn how to communicate clearly, concisely, and effectively. WishWin’s Writeathon is a platform to help students start the process of writing early and continue practicing effective writing. Writeathon FAQs.  Q: What are the categories for Writeathon? Writeathon consists of 4 levels Level 1: Grades 1, 2, and 3 Level 2: Grades 4, 5 Level 3: Grades 6, 7, and 8 Level 4: Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12   Q: What should students bring?  Students should bring pencils, pens, and erasers to be able to write.  Q: What should I bring for onsite check-in?  Please bring a printed or mobile copy of the registration ticket and the photo / video consent form for onsite check-in. Q: What is photo/video release consent form? Our competitions are meant to promote academic excellence and recognize students for their talent and hard work. During our competitions, there will be pictures and videos taken which may be posted on our website. Students are requested to turn in a photo / video release consent form at the time of onsite check-in on the day of the competition.  Q: What will my child gain from participating in Writethon?  Clarity of thought Effective communication skills Better focus Building self confidence Creative and artistic expression Imagination boost Ability to express better  Q: When will the topic for Writeathon be given? The topic for Writeathon will be given after onsite check-in on the day of the contest.  Q: What is the schedule for Writeathon? The schedule for Writethon includes the following: 1)      Onsite check-in 2)      Announcement of the topic prior to the contest - 15 minutes, during which students will have time to prepare the essay outline based on the topic. 3)      Seating and explanation of rules  4)      Writeathon - 45 minutes 5)      Grading of essays 6)      Winners will be announced during the award ceremony 7)     1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of each category will be recognized with winner trophies.                All the other participants will be recognized with a participation trophy.                All participants will receive certificates.  Q: How long will the exam/test be? Overall exam duration will be 1 hour, the initial time will be for topic outlining, seating and explanation of rules, followed by 45 minutes of Writeathon. Q: When should the students arrive?  The students are expected to be punctual and arrive on time for the onsite check-in. Q: Can parents be present in the room when the students are taking the test? Parents will not be allowed in the room during the Writethon. Parents are requested to pick up their children as soon as the exam is completed and attend the award ceremony. Q: Can the previous champions of Writeathon participate again in the subsequent Writeathon contests?  The champion of Writeathon of a particular category cannot participate in the same category again, however, the student can participate in the higher-level categories. For example, the champion of Level 1 Writeathon cannot participate in the Level 1 Writeathon again, but can participate in the Level 2 category. Also, a student who has participated in Level 2 or Level 3 category, is not eligible to participate in the Level 1 category of Writeathon. Q: How can I contact the organizer with any questions?       For questions, please contact      More details can be found at

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