The Philadelphia Mummers Fancy Brigade and the South Philly Review are saving four seats for youngsters ages 8 to 15 at the Jan. 1 Fancy Brigade Finale Family Show. But this isn’t just any seat. Four lucky winners will have a chance to serve as a guest judge during the noon performance at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 11th and Arch streets.
Kids, here’s what you have to do: Tell us in 150 words or fewer what your Mummers Parade theme would be and why . The committee of judges will review all of the entries and select the top-four stories that will appear in the Dec. 27 Letters to the Editor section.
Teachers are welcome to make this a class assignment.
The entry deadline is 5 p.m. Dec. 20. Essays can be mailed, South Philly Review, 12th and Porter streets, Philadelphia, Pa., 19148, e-mailed, firstname.lastname@example.org, or submitted via the Review’s contest page, southphillyreview.com/contests. Please include contact information for a parent or guardian.
Review Publishing employees and their family members are not eligible to participate.
Contact the South Philly Review at email@example.com.