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2017 Cowboy Up Contest Entry Form



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COWBOY UP Contest 2017 Rules

1.      Entry may be fiction or nonfiction, but must be western in nature. Any era is fine.

2.      Entry must be the original, unpublished work of the author.

3.      Entry must be typed with double-spacing between lines. 3,000 word maximum, 12 font.

4.      More than one entry may be submitted, but a separate application form must accompany each entry.

5.      This cover page should be downloaded, filled out, and attached to the entry.

6.      No name or contact information on any page of the manuscript. Only this cover page (entry form) has this information.

7.      Put the title of the piece and page number on each page, preferably upper right hand corner (just no personal name).

8.      Author must be at least 18 years-old.

9.      Racy material is acceptable, but please, no porn.

10.   Entry fee is $25 per story.

11.   Entries may be submitted between January 1 and June 1 of 2017. No late entries please.

Send entry and check or money order for $25 to:

Moonlight Mesa Associates, Inc.

Cowboy Up Contest

18620 Moonlight Mesa Rd.

Wickenburg, AZ  85390

 Winning stories and authors will be announced in late fall of 2017.

If you wish to have judging score sheets returned to you, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your entry. Any questions? Email me here.

Thank you so much for your interest in our contest. We enjoy reading your work. Each submission will be read by a minimum of three judges, although we aim for four.  All decisions are final. If your work is in any finalist category, you may be asked if we can include it in a future anthology.

By signing below you agree to the rules stated above and you vouch that you are the author of the submitted, original, unpublished material.




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