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Essay Contest Seeks Entries

The ‘Passing on the Tradition’ Youth Essay Contest is underway, offered through the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Deadline for the competition is Friday, Dec. 14.

CDFW and the California Wildlife Officer Foundation are co-sponsoring the annual ‘Passing on the Tradition’ essay contest for young hunters. The grand prize winner will receive a lifetime hunting license, valued at more than $600. This year’s contest invites entrants to share their thoughts about how hunting has positively influenced or affected their life. The contest is open to all junior hunting license holders, as well as youths under 18 who have earned a hunter education certificate.

Entrants should submit an essay of 500 words or less. Entries should be submitted via email to Capt. Robert Pelzman at no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14. Applicants must provide their date of birth and a contact telephone number. For additional information, contact Capt. Pelzman at (916) 653-9727.