Other Writing Contests!


Soroptimist International of Eugene & Skipping Stones Magazine

Invite Your Entries for the 2023 Women in S.T.E.M. Awards

(Contest is Open for Middle and High School Students in Lane County)

The winners will be published in our Spring 2023 Issue.

As we prepare to celebrate the 2023 International Women’s Day, The Soroptimist International of Eugene and Skipping Stones Magazine invite youth to share their creative writings to promote an awareness of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M)

Eligibility: Open to ages 13 to 18 years. Must be a resident of Lane County, Oregon. 

Writings: 1,000 words, max. Use size 12 standard font. Keep a copy for yourself. 

Postmark by: January 17, 2023. Winners announced in time for the 2023 Women’s History Month (March 2023) and published in the Spring 2023 issue of Skipping Stones.

Download the details and entry forms here.

Send submissions (by Jan. 17th) to: 

Soroptimist International of Eugene, P.O. Box 10664, Eugene, OR 97440


30th Anniversary Contest (Past Program)

NOTE: The Winners were published in the Autumn 2019 issue.

We invite writings by youth (ages 7 to 18 years) on intercultural, international or multicultural understanding and/or nature & environmental themes.

Essays, letters, stories, etc. should be exactly 30 words or 30 sentences.

Poems must be either 30 words or 30 lines, exactly.

Please include a parental permission (allowing us to publish your work, if selected for publishing), your contact information, and a cover letter telling us about your age/grade, your cultural background, dreams and visions. Entries must be received in our office by 30th of April 2019.

Winners will be published in our Autumn 2019 issue. They will also receive a certificate and 30 back issues of Skipping Stones as a prize.

Send your entries to:  editor(AT)skippingstones(DOT)org

P. O. Box 3939, Eugene, Oregon 97403 USA