2nd Annual I Love Walk & Roll to School Poetry/Essay Contest!

For Sonoma County Students in Grades 4, 5 & 6




Describe in a 250-350 word essay why you love walking and/or rolling to school.


Capture, in a poem, the spirit of why you love walking and/or rolling to school.


  • Essay/poem may be typed or written in ink (no pencil please).
  • Your essay or poem must have a title
  • Label entry with first and last name, grade, teacher, and school name
  • One submission per person


Essays will be judged for ability to express enthusiasm for walk & roll, and also on creativity and originality.


  • 2 Grand Prize Winners will receive a brand new bicycle from the Trek Bicycle Store and a helmet (one winning essay, one winning poem)
  • 4  Runners Up will receive $20.00 Copperfield’s Bookstore Gift Cards
  • 20 Honorable Mentions will receive $5.00 Jamba Juice Gift Cards
  • All of the above invited to award ceremony at Trek Bicycle Store (date TBD)


Mail entries to:  Attention SRTS Essay/Poetry Contest, Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition, PO Box 3088, Santa Rosa, CA 95402-3088

Email entries to:  sonomasaferoutes@gmail.com

Essays/poems must be submitted by Friday 2/28/14


Winners Announced in March, Winners & Runners Up will be published on www.sonomasaferoutes.org website, Grand Prize winners will be published in the Sonoma Family Life Magazine