Submissions for the Dallas Genealogical Society 2017 Writing Competition are due by March 31, 2017. You do not have to be a DGS member to enter and articles do not necessarily have to relate to the Dallas area.
Articles are to be 1,500-5,000 words in length, unpublished, and should fall into one of the following categories:
- advanced methodologies and case studies (not limited by geography)
- family histories and genealogies, linked to North Texas*, including those who came from or left to settle elsewhere
- historical events in North Texas* with a local family connection
- ethnic, house, or military histories related to North Texas*
*see official rules for definition of North Texas
Monetary prizes will be awarded as follows:
- First Place – $500
- Second Place – $300
- Third Place – $150
Winners will be announced in May 2017.
Complete details, including rules and submission guidelines, can be found here (opens a PDF).
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