Story Writing Contest: Unraveling the Tale of Mac Bagpipes 2024

Are you ready to embark on an enchanting journey of storytelling? Calling all school writers to participate in our thrilling contest, centred around the enigmatic mascot, Mac Bagpipes! Dive into the depths of imagination and weave a captivating narrative about Mac’s adventures in Vernon, his connection to the Okanagan Military Tattoo Society, and his role in the Sounds of Celebration show.

πŸ“œ Essay Prompt:

Imagine you are peering through the mist of history, uncovering the secrets of Mac Bagpipes, the Scottish giant who made Vernon his home. Craft a tale that delves into the origins of Mac, his decision to settle in Vernon, and his involvement with the Okanagan Military Tattoo Society. What mysteries lie behind his often occasions being late for the events? Why did he choose to grace the Sounds of Celebration show with his presence? Let your imagination soar as you sculpt a narrative that brings Mac’s story to life.

🏰 Background Information:

Mac Bagpipes, hailing from the majestic hills of Scotland, emerges from a lineage of towering Scottish Mountain men. Despite his roots, Mac has become an esteemed friend of the Okanagan Military Tattoo, though his punctuality leaves much to be desired. His family reunion with his cousin, Yeti of the Winter Carnival, during the 2024 Parade adds a whimsical twist to his tale.

πŸ–‹οΈ Essay Guidelines:

  • Utilize the provided background information to craft a cohesive narrative about Mac Bagpipes (up to 500 words).
  • Expand upon Mac’s backstory, including his journey to Vernon and the reasons behind his decision to stay.
  • Let your creativity shine by inventing new elements to enrich Mac’s story and captivate the reader.

πŸ† Prizes:

1st Place: three free ticket vouchers to the Sounds of Celebration show + Publication of your story on our social media, Program and website
2nd Place: two free ticket vouchers
3rd Place: one free ticket voucher

πŸ“… Deadline:

Submit your essays by May 15th to marketing@okanagantattoo.ca Winners will be announced on May 20th, 2024 on our social media.

Are you ready to craft a tale worthy of the Okanagan’s beloved mascot?