ROBERT BENCHLEY SOCIETY 2014 HUMOR WRITING COMPETITION OFFICIAL RULES AND DEADLINES
Entries may be submitted by e-mail, on or before SEPTEMBER 15, 2014 (the anniversary of Mr. Benchley's birth and MUST FOLLOW THE ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION PROCEDURE as below in item 3.
1. Entry Requirement
Entries must be:
Entries are limited to one per person.
Submission of an entry to the competition grants the Robert Benchley Society permission to publish the entry on the Society's website and online newsletter. All other rights are retained by the author.
2. Judging Rules
All judging will be done in accordance with WBC rules:
The top four finalist entries will be ranked 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th by MARK RUSSELL.
Winners will be announced in November, 2014, by the Robert Benchley Society.
3. Required Electronic Submission Procedure
Entries must be accompanied by $14 entry fee, payable through PayPal, which funds will be used by the Society exclusively to cover the costs associated with the competition, to buy the plaque(s) and other insignificant prizes for the winner(s) and, so far as possible, pay for the cost of the first-place winner attending the Annual Gathering and Award Ceremony.
Entries must be in MS Word or HTML format attached to an e-mail message with no identifying information (such as name, address, etc.) in the entry. The entrant's name, address, and phone number must be in the body of the e-mail message.
To enter click on the PayPal Buy Now button below. After making your payment you will be automatically redirected to a page from which you may submit your entry. If not automatically redirected, click on "Return to Merchant" button.