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Pick and Tell: Kid Pickers National Student Contest

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Pick and Tell: Kid Pickers National Student Contest

Each week, millions of viewers tune in to watch American Pickers. HISTORY and Mike Wolfe’s Kid Pickers program have teamed up for an exciting contest. We invite students ages 7-13 to search for and tell us about the unique items, pieces of memorabilia, or collectibles in your own communities. What items have you picked? Every item has a history and a story to tell.

Submit an essay for the chance to win a scholarship and a trip to meet Mike Wolfe, visit his Antique Archaeology store in Nashville, TN, and attend the Tennessee State Fair.

Contest
Submit short essays (500 words or less) about a unique or interesting historical item
you have picked. These items can be collectibles, items connected to your family history, pieces of memorabilia, photographs or any other item of historical or sentimental value. Photographs and videos can be submitted to support the contest entry.

April 7: Contest starts. Get pickin’ and turn in submissions.
May 29: Contest ends. Entries must be postmarked no later than May 29.
September 2014: Awards presentation, trip to Nashville

Click here to view the official contest rules. Download the contest entry form.

Questions? Email us at classroom@aenetworks.com.

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Grand Prize
$10,000 scholarship and a trip for 2 (1 student, 1 chaperone) to meet Mike Wolfe, visit his Antique Archaeology store in Nashville, TN, and attend the Tennessee State Fair.

First Prize
$5,000.00 scholarship and a trip for 2 (1 student, 1 chaperone) to meet Mike Wolfe, visit his Antique Archaeology store in Nashville, TN, and attend the Tennessee State Fair.

Second Prize
$3,000.00 and a trip for 2 (1 student, 1 chaperone) to meet Mike Wolfe and visit his Antique Archaeology store in Nashville, TN.

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Pick and Tell Contest

The purpose of Kid Pickers is to cultivate in children ages 7-13 an appreciation of history, family, stories, and their local community through picking. Visit www.kidpickers.com to learn more about Kid Pickers and to order Mike Wolfe’s book Kid Pickers: How to Turn Junk Into Treasure. Share the contest information and let others know you’re participating by using #pickandtell on Twitter.

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