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MINNEAPOLIS -- In honor of its upcoming production of Jackie and Me, the Children's Theatre Company will be holding an essay contest.

The essay asks that you tell, in your own words, how the story of Jackie Robinson inspires you.

Contest rules:

  • Entrants must be 15 years old or younger as of March 12, 2013.
  • Essays must be no more than 500 words, and an original work created solely by the entrant.
  • Entries may be submitted online or by mail.
  • Essays must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2013
  • Limit one (1) entry per person.

Prizes include:

  • One Grand Prize Winner will be awarded:
    • Four tickets to a Minnesota Twins home game
    • Winner and one adult will attend Twins batting practice on Target Field
    • Recognition on Twins scoreboard
    • Four complimentary tickets to CTC's production of Jackie and Me
    • Recognition on CTC lobby monitors
    • Personal behind-the-scenes tour for up to six guests at Fox Sports North
    • One copy of Jackie and Me autographed by author Dan Gutman

  • Three First Prize Winners will be awarded:
    • Four complimentary tickets to CTC's production of Jackie and Me
    • Recognition on CTC lobby monitors
    • One copy of Jackie and Me autographed by author Dan Gutman

Entries should be submitted to the Children's Theatre Company as an attachment to pr@childrenstheatre.org.