The Wrestlemania Reading Challenge is sponsored by the WWE and the Young Adult Library Services Association and encourages teens and tweens to read with the incentive of winning prizes as their reward for their efforts.
Details for those who wish to participate:
Participation by youth is open to legal residents of all 50 United States and the District of Columbia, as well as legal residents of Canada excluding Quebec. Participants must be in grades 5-12. Participants will compete in three grade categories: grades 5-6, grades 7-8 and grades 9-12.
Eighteen finalists will be chosen in January 2013 and will win transportation, hotel, tickets and spending money to attend WrestleMania 29 in East Rutherford on April 7, 2013 (a $5,000 value). Their sponsoring library will win $2,000. Finalists will compete in the WrestleMania Reading Challenge Championships on April 6, where they can win ringside tickets to WrestleMania 29 and other prizes.
Schools and libraries can sign up for the Reading Challenge by July 31, 2012 by completeing the online form at http://www.ala.org/yalsa/teenreading/wrmc/wrmc
Those schools and libraries participating in the challenge will receive promotional posters in September and will be able to download pledge forms and other informative materials from YALSA and WWE.com
Reading Challenge updates can be found at WWE.com’s Teachers’ Corner and can be found here – http://www.wwe.com/inside/overtheropes/wweinyourcorner/teacherscorner