Live Deliberately Essay Contest Submission Form

The 2019-2020 Live Deliberately Essay Contest is now open!  Submit your essay below!


  • The Contest is now open ONLY to ages 14-18 (and 19-year-olds enrolled in high school or the equivalent)
  • EVERY Contestant is required to submit the name of an adult sponsor who has reviewed their essay for eligibility.
  • The Deadline is February 15, 2020 (Midnight EST). Essays submitted after this time will not be considered.
  • Please read ALL of the Contest Guidelines to assure that your essay meets all eligibility requirements!

We have been informed by our on-line submission platform that their forms work best with Chrome and Firefox internet browsers. If you have difficulty submitting this form, please try one or both of those browsers. If you still have difficulty, Contact Whitney Retallic, Director of Education.