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Announcement: Middle District of Florida’s Annual High School Essay Contests

By June 7, 2021December 17th, 2023No Comments

The Tampa Bay and Jacksonville Chapters of the Federal Bar Association have announced essay contests celebrating the 230th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill or Rights.

The key dates for the Tampa contest are as follows:

August 13, 2021: Essay prompt and rules released on

November 5, 2021: Essay submission deadline

December 2021: Recognition for all winners at the Sam M. Gibbons Courthouse

For more information, contact Ellen Lyons at or 813-287-7193

More information on the Tampa contest can also be found at this link: 

For general information about the essay contests: