​​OBJECTIVE
To generate interest in learning Chinese among American students.


PROMPT
"How can learning Chinese help in a very challenging time?"


WHEN
SUBMISSIONS DUE
 April 16th, 2021
FREE SBMISSION!​ 

WHO

Open to any middle school and high school student in Washington State

Submissions

FORMAT

An essay of 400-800 words or a poster regarding this prompt:
"How can learning Chinese help in a very challenging time?"

RULES
-The written entry must be original, in English or Chinese.
-The poster must be original as well, either hand-drawn or computer-generated.
  Posters should be graphically attractive and use dynamic messaging. 
-Limit only one entry per contestant.
​-All entries will be reviewed by a judging panel composed of certified teachers and professionals with Chinese language experience. They will be looking for superior ideas, messages, and content rather than writing/drawing skills.


Brought to you by WAACE and Why Learn Languages Organization

​​PRIZES
Rewards and Prizes

(Separate prizes for both categories):​
1st place: $100 (1 winner)
2nd place: $80 (3 winners)
3rd place: $50 (5 winners)
Finalists (Top 10%): Certificate of Excellence

Outstanding Contributor Award: $100 (1 winner)
-The Outstanding Contributor Award recognizes a teacher or an organization who has demonstrated dedication and support to the competition by encouraging the MOST participants to join the competition.

Washington Association for American and Chinese Education

华盛顿美中教育协会

​​​Flyer

2021 Why Learn Chinese Competition

Please choose one of the following ways to submit your essay/poster. 


1) Enter a SHAREABLE URL link in the form that does NOT require judges to sign in. Your essay/poster should be automatically accessed by the judges.

Submission Link 1: http://bit.ly/WLL2021shareablelink

Or


2) Upload a file in the form. All uploaders need to be logged in with Google accounts.

Submission Link 2: http://bit.ly/WLL2021fileupload


*  As we enter our 10th year, we are considering launching a new chapter. We are collaborating with the Why Learn Languages Competition to promote world language education together. Please select the CHINESE language in the registration form.