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SAVE THE FROGS! Essay Contest Frequently Asked Questions

When is the entry deadline?

All entries are to be either digitally submitted or postmarked no later than 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Time on May 29th, 2010.

Who can enter?

Anybody! We encourage students and teachers to get their writing classes involved on Save The Frogs Day - April 30th, 2010. We encourage amateur and professional writers to take part as well. And the more countries represented the better! Did we mention that it is indeed FREE to enter the contest.

Can I mail in my essay?

We strongly encourage all contestants to digitally submit their essays, as this saves our unpaid staff considerable time and effort. Whenever possible, teachers should incorporate typing and computer lessons with the Frog Essay Contest, or ask the students to have their parents type up the essay and submit it on the student's behalf.

If you are a teacher, and this is absolutely not possible, please contact us. We may be able to allow you to send a CD of Microsoft Word files.

Paper submissions will NOT be accepted under any condition. Sorry.

When will winners be announced?

We hope to announce a winner by July 2010.

How will winners be announced?

Winners will be announced on this page, and through the SAVE THE FROGS! newsletter, which you should join now if you haven''s a great way for us to stay in touch with you about important events and news in the world of frogs!

Will I be able to publish my original essay?

We actually WANT you to distribute your essay as widely as possible, as one of the goals of the SAVE THE FROGS! Essay Contest is to raise awareness of frog extinctions. School newspapers and local newspapers are excellent places to publish your essay. It would be great to include a note that the essay was part of the SAVE THE FROGS! Essay Contest...and provide a link to

How many entries am I allowed?

Please submit only one essay.

What other contests does SAVE THE FROGS! have?

Funny you should ask. We also have a Frog Art Contest, Frog Poetry Contest, Frog Photo Contest, Frog Video Contest, and a Frog Song Contest.

If you have a video camera or webcam, you should record yourself reading your Frog Essay aloud and post it on YouTube.

Is SAVE THE FROGS! on Facebook and Twitter?

Facebook FrogsYes! Be sure to become a fan of the SAVE THE FROGS! Facebook Page, and follow us on Twitter. Please tweet this contest, and post a link to this page on your Facebook page.

How much does it cost to enter?

The contest is free to enter!

I want to support SAVE THE FROGS! - How can I help?

Help us guarantee that we never have to experience a world without frogs! Please support SAVE THE FROGS! worldwide amphibian conservation efforts by:

(1) Becoming a member of SAVE THE FROGS!;

(2) Ordering a SAVE THE FROGS! t-shirt, tote bag, wristband, bumper sticker or other cool frog merchandise from the SAVE THE FROGS! Gift Center; or

Essay Contest(3) Donate to SAVE THE FROGS! Help us protect amphibian populations and improve environmental education in schools. Every donation matters, regardless of size. and all donations are 100% tax-deductible. Thanks!

Donate using PayPal:


Or feel free to donate by mail if you prefer.

How can I spread the word?

Good question! To make this contest successful, we need your help spreading the word! If you are an English or Writing teacher, please inform your fellow English and Writing teachers. This makes a great class project for Save The Frogs Day. If you are a student, tell your friends and teachers. If you have a website, please link to this page.

Questions or Suggestions?

If you have any questions not answered here, or suggestions, please send a note to