Entering either contest is simple. All contestants must submit an essay to the Pirates Club, in early April, of at least 750 words on the subject of pirates or pirating: past, present or future, complete with proper citations and references.The winning entry for the college bound student will be made directly to the winner’s chosen school upon acceptance and must be applied to tuition and/or books. The winning entry for the student entering military service will receive a check for $500.00 upon completion of basic training. Proof of completion is required.
The winner(s) must be available to join the Pirates on the Main Stage during the “Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival” for a formal announcement, public relations photos and of course to grab the booty!