Janine Turner
Founder & Co-Chair of Constituting America




Cathy Gillespie
Co-Chair of Constituting America

To enter the We The Future Contest:

1. Sign up online here: http://www.constitutingamerica.org/contestsignup.php

2. Fill out the permission form that must accompany your entry: http://www.constitutingamerica.org/docs/917Signup.pdf

3. Choose from the below list of entry options for your age group.

4. Create your entry and send it to us by September 17, 2014.

That's it! We look forward to receiving your entry!

Click Here For Required Entry Form/Parental or Guardian Authorization Form That Must Accompany All Entries

The We The Future Contest Categories:

Elementary Schools
Click here for the 2014 Elementary School Rules (Grades K-5)

Click here for 2014 Elementary School Prizes
BEST POEM – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as Best Poem, Elementary School 2014- 2015
  2. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  3. Certificate for winning Best Poem, Elementary School 2014-2015
  4. $100 Gift Card to a retail location (to be announced)
BEST HOLIDAY CARD – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official holiday card, 2014-2015
  2. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  3. Certificate for winning Official Holiday card, 2014
  4. $100 Gift Card to a retail location (to be announced)

Middle Schools
Click here for the 2014 Middle School Rules (Grades 6-8)Rules

Click here for Middle School Prizes including BEST SONG WINNER MEETS VINCE GILL FOR MENTOR SESSION!
BEST SONG – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Nashville, Tennessee to meet with Constituting America Mentor, Country Music Legend Vince Gill & other industry leaders & dine with a Constitutional Scholar
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as Best Song, Middle School 2014-2015
  3. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Song, Middle School 2014-2015
  5. $200 Gift Card to a retail location (to be announced)
BEST ESSAY – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as Best Essay, Middle School 2014-2015
  2. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  3. Certificate for winning Best Essay, Middle School 2014-2015
  4. $200 Gift Card to a retail location (to be announced)

High Schools
Click here for the 2014 High School Rules (Grades 9-12)

Click here for Prizes, including MENTOR SESSION WITH ACTOR GARY SINISE FOR BEST SHORT FILM, MENTOR SESSION WITH BRIT HUME AND BRET BAIER FOR BEST PSA AND ESSAY, and MENTOR SESSION WITH VINCE GILL FOR BEST SONG!
BEST ESSAY - 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with Constituting America Mentors, Bret Baier and Brit Hume, and other Washington leaders, and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as Best Essay, High School 2014-2015
  3. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Essay, High School 2014-2015
  5. $1000 Scholarship Prize
BEST SONG - 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Nashville, Tennessee to meet with Constituting America Mentor, Vince Gill and other industry leaders, professionally record their song and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America High School Song, 2014-2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined) Certificate for winning Best Song, High School 2014-2015 $1000 Scholarship Prize (If team submission, prize is split)
BEST PSA - 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with Constituting America Mentors, Bret Baier and Brit Hume and other Washington leaders and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America High School PSA, 2014- 2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined) Certificate for winning Best PSA, High School 2014-2015
  4. $1000 Scholarship Prize (If team submission, prize is split)
BEST SHORT FILM - 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Los Angeles, California to meet with Constituting America Mentor, Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York)
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America High School Short Film, 2014-2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Short Film, High School 2014-2015 $1000 Scholarship Prize (If team submission, prize is split)

College / University Students
Click here for the 2014 College Rules (Undergrad)

Click here for Prizes, including MENTOR SESSION WITH ACTOR GARY SINISE FOR BEST SHORT FILM, MENTOR SESSION WITH BRIT HUME AND BRET BAIER FOR BEST PSA & SPEECH, AND MENTOR SESSION WITH VINCE GILL FOR BEST SONG
BEST SPEECH– 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Washington, D.C.to meet with DC Mentors Bret Baier and Brit Hume and other DC leaders and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as Best Speech, College 2014-2015
  3. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Speech, College 2014-2015
  5. $2,000 Scholarship Prize


BEST SONG – 1 Entry Chosen

  1. Mentoring Trip to Nashville, Tennessee to meet with Constituting AmericaNashville Mentor Country Music Legend Vince Gill, other music industry leaders, professionally record your song and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America College Song, 2014- 2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Song, College 2014-2015
  5. $2,000 Scholarship Prize


BEST PSA – 1 Entry Chosen

  1. Mentoring Trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with DC Mentors Bret Baier andBrit Hume and other DC leaders and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America College PSA, 2014- 2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best PSA, College 2014-2015
  5. $2,000 Scholarship Prize


BEST SHORT FILM – 1 Entry Chosen

  1. Mentoring Trip to Los Angeles, California to meet with Hollywood Mentor Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York)
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America College Short Film, 2014-2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Short Film, College 2014-2015
  5. $2000 Scholarship Prize

Law School & Graduate School Students
Click here for the 2014 Law School & Graduate School Rules

Click here for Prizes, including MENTOR SESSION WITH ACTOR GARY SINISE FOR BEST SHORT FILM & MENTOR SESSION WTH BRIT HUME & BRET BAIER FOR BEST SPEECH!
BEST SHORT FILM – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Los Angeles, California to meet with Constituting America Mentor, Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York), watch a television show or movie being filmed, meet other industry leaders and dine with a Constitutional Scholar.
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as official Constituting America Graduate/Law School Short Film, 2014-2015
  3. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Short Film, Graduate/Law School 2014-2015
  5. $2000 Scholarship Prize
BEST SPEECH– 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Mentoring Trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with Constituting America Mentors, Bret Baier and Brit Hume, as well as other DC leaders, and dine with a Constitutional Scholar
  2. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website as Best Speech, Graduate/Law School 2014-2015
  3. Public Appearances (to be determined)
  4. Certificate for winning Best Speech, Graduate/Law School 2014-2015
  5. $2,000 Scholarship Prize

NEW Short Film Category
Click here for the 2014 NEW Short Film Category Rules (open to adults ages 25 & up)

Click here for 2014 Short Film, 25 & up, Prizes
BEST SHORT FILM – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website
  2. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  3. Certificate for winning Best Short Film, Adult Category, 2014-2015


NEW Senior Adult Essay Category
Sponsored by American House Senior Living Communities
Click here for the 2014 NEW Senior Adult Essay Category Rules (open to adults ages 65 & older)

Click here for 2014 Senior Adult Essay Prizes
BEST ESSAY – 1 Entry Chosen
  1. Worldwide exposure on the Constituting America website, 2014-2015
  2. Television Appearances (to be determined)
  3. Certificate for winning Best Essay, Senior Adult Category, 2014-2015

Click Here For Required Entry Form/Parental or Guardian Authorization Form That Must Accompany All Entries




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Our 2013 Winners
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Micah Edwards
Texas
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Best College Song
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Georgia
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Best College Short Film
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Wisconsin
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Best College Speech
Thomas Cooke
Nebraska
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Best College PSA
Emily Carnevale
Ohio
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Best High School PSA
Colton Hinderliter
Georgia
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Nicole Reed
Illinois
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Best High School Short Film
Josef Junek
Texas
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Best High School Song
Kory Shore
Pennsylvania
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Best High School Essay
Caroline Clauson
Ohio
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Best Middle School Song
Jessie Liz Clement
Tennessee
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Best Middle School Essay
Tiffany Curtis
Ohio
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Best Elementary School Poem
Lindsay Culpepper
Alabama
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Best Elementary School Artwork
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Texas

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Best Elemenary School Emblem
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Best Senior Adult Essay
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Colorado
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Best Short Film by an Adult
Nathan & Gayle Poole
Texas
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Our 2012 Winners
Best College Speech
Matthew McNey
Maryland
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Best College Song
Kori Caswell
Missouri
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Best College Short Film
Kenthia Farmer
Tennessee
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Best College PSA
Shelby Seymore
Texas
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Best High School PSA
Jacob Schliesman
Wisconsin
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Best High School Short Film
Chasity Cagle
Georgia
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Best High School Short Film
Colton Hinderliter
Georgia
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Best High School Song
Annie Nirschel
Connecticut
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Best High School Essay
Brooke Wade
Florida
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Best Middle School Song

Jessie Liz Clement
Tennessee
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Best Middle School Essay
Evelyn Hanks
North Carolina
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Best Poem Grades 3-6
Bethany Cooksey
Oregon
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Best Poem Grades K-2
Abigail Olschewski
Utah

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Best Art
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Georgia

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Our 2011 Winners
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Jonathan Ludwig
South Carolina
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Best College Song

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Amber Hodge
South Carolina
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Best College Short Film

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Natalie Cuzmenco
North Carolina
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Best College PSA

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Nic Downs
California
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Best High School PSA

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Danielle Ragin
New York
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Best High School Short Film

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Spencer Kolssak
Illinois
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Best High School Song

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Kori Caswell
Missouri
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Best High School Essay

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Hannah Leffingwell
Colorado
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Best Middle School Song

Emily Keener
Ohio
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Best Middle School Essay

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Bailey Gabel
Colorado
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Best Poem Grades 3-6

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Jeffrey Pistor
Texas
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Best Poem Grades K-2

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Myra Vicchrilli
Colorado

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Best Art

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Emma Harrison
Texas

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Best Emblem

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Hollie Elliott
Arkansas

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Our Inaugural 2010 Winners
Best Public Service Announcement!

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Carisse Hamlet & Olga Zubashko
NEW YORK

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Best Short Film

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Katie Strawinski
GEORGIA

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Best High School Song

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Jacob Wood
CALIFORNIA

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Best Middle School Song

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Joseph Valencia
COLORADO

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Best High School Essay

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Bethany Carter
ALABAMA

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Best Middle School Essay

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Spencer Kolssak
ILLINOIS

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Best Poem Grades 3-6

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Joery Cohen
ARIZONA

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Best Poem Grades K-2

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Halley Moak
COLORADO

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Best Art

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Evita Duffy
WISCONSIN

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Best Emblem

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Sadie M Albritton
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