Regional contest closes Feb. 29

TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Pamplin Media Group's 2015 Amazing Kids winners at the OMSI gala event last May. It's time to brag about the amazing kids in your life.

The 2016 Pamplin Media Group Amazing Kids contest is taking final submissions until Feb. 29.

This regional contest picks winners from each coverage area of the Pamplin Media Group newspapers to celebrate the next generation of innovators, hard-workers and others under 18 who reach for the stars.

Applicants must live in Portland or the surrounding coverage areas of Pamplin Media Group. Otherwise, there are no specific requirements and candidates from a wide range of backgrounds are encouraged to be nominated. Just send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with contact information and a description of the kid's awesomeness.

Winners are given recognition in a special section distributed in PMG newspapers in April and invited to a gala event with Dr. Robert Pamplin, Jr.

You can see last year’s Amazing Kids section online at

You can see a story on last year’s gala at


  • Nominator:
  • Nominator’s relationship to nominee:
  • Nominator’s phone number:
  • Nominee:
  • Age:
  • School:
  • City or place of residence:
  • Contact information (phone or email) for child or parents:
  • What makes them amazing in 150 words or less:
  • Additional notes:
  • The youth must be under 18 years old by the application deadline, Monday, Feb. 29.

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