Youth Basketball Association
Riverside Square, Hyde Park, MA
02136 Tel. (617) 361-2255 x11
The HPYBA invites all participants between the ages of 12
and14 to enter the first annual Sportsmanship Essay Contest. To enter, all you need to do is write an
essay on the topic:
What sportsmanship means to
The first prize contest winner will be awarded free
tuition to one week of basketball camp, to be chosen from local camp
offerings. Contest rules are simple:
- All essays must be
typed using Microsoft Word, and may contain no more than 300 words. Your name and your essay title are not
included in the word count.
- You must do your own
work. You may discuss the topic
with parents, friends, teachers, etc., but the writing must be using your
- Entries must be
received no later than 5:00 PM on February 21, 2009.
- We strongly encourage
the submission of electronic entries, rather than paper. You may submit your essay on a disk or
CD at the Hyde Park
or e-mail it as an attachment to: JOM45@aol .com.
panel comprised of community members will judge essays. At the discretion of the HPYBA, all
submissions may be displayed on the HPYBA website.
23 YEARS OF SERVING THE YOUTH OF HYDE PARK THROUGH SPORTS