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5756
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Many North Carolinians love to compete in unusual contests. Two of the state's best-known ones are the National Hollerin' Convention in Spivey's Corner and the International Whistlers Convention in Louisburg. Tomlin describes some of North Carolina's lesser known, but still entertaining, unusual competitions. These include the Turkey Olympics in Raeford, Great Cardboard Box Derby at Beech Mountain, and collard-eating contest at Ayden's annual Collard festival.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 11, Apr 2003, p126-127, il Periodical Website
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26701
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Julie Cathleen Wilson, a student at Wiley Junior High School in Winston-Salem, won the state-wide National Wildlife Week Essay Contest and Pioneer Conservation Award. Her essay was entitled, Water – We Can’t Live Without It.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 31 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1984, p2
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26954
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The North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Old North State Chapter of the Telephone Pioneers of America have teamed up to co-sponsor a statewide essay contest open to eighth grade students. Essays are being solicited in all state schools on the 1983 National Wildlife Week theme, This Is Your Land – Public Lands Belong to All of Us.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 29 Issue 10, Nov/Dec 1982, p7
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26767
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Carolyn Ann Repp, an eighth-grade student from Apex, North Carolina, is the winner of the 1983 National Wildlife Week Essay Contest and Pioneer Conservation Award. The theme of the contest was This Land is Your Land, Public Lands Belong To All Of Us.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 30 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1983, p5
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26777
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The National Wildlife Week Essay Contest, held in conjunction with the N.C. Wildlife Federation, was conducted in North Carolina schools. A major aspect of the contest aims to increase environmental awareness among students. Due to its successful first year, the contest may become an annual event.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 30 Issue 4, July/Aug 1983, p8-9, por
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28692
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The four winning essays of the Daughters of the American Revolution History Essay Contest are presented. The contest challenged students of New Hanover County to write a history essay about a fictional character that lived in 1869 and celebrated the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
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31637
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The State of North Carolina spent years building its reputation as Variety Vacationland and, in the process, made its travel promotion as well-known as its travel attractions. In a Carolina Country contest, there were nine student winners who wrote about why they think North Carolina is called Variety Vacationland. The judges comment on their selections and present the winning essays in this article.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan 1975, p8-17, por
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31717
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In a Carolina Country contest, nine student winners wrote about why they are glad they live in North Carolina. Their messages expressed appreciation for North Carolina’s natural resources and wildlife, and concerns over pollution and racial inequity. The judges comment on their selections and present the winning essays in this article.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, Feb 1972, p6-9, por
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35967
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The North Carolina Folklore Society sponsored an annual student contest with the purpose of encouraging student research on state folk life and to recognize significant student projects by publication. There were six winning entries, a graduate first place winner and two honorable mentions, and two undergraduate co-winners and one honorable mention.
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37799
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A photographic spread of a fishing contest at Wrape’s Lake.
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