Who is your hero? Essay Contest

Presented by the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo

Win a chance for you and your hero to fly on a B-29 Superfortress!

The Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and STEM Expo wants to honor our heroes by hearing about yours!  Tell us about who your hero is and the impact they have had on you and our community.

Be sure to include:

  • Who is your hero?
  • What makes them your hero?
  • What contributions have they made to our community or society?

Submit your writing of no more than 500 words using the form below by midnight on May 31, 2021.  Four winners will win two tickets each to take flight with their hero* on a B-29 Superfortress.  (*If your hero can’t attend, don’t worry! Winners will still receive two tickets for this flight.)  Winners will be notified by June 11th and take flight on July 10th at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport.

This contest is open to all age 10 years and older.  Winners under the age of 16 will need to be escorted by an adult. 

Family members of Spirit of St. Louis Air Show executive committee and key volunteers are not eligible.  Winners will complete a liability waiver (parent signature required if under 18) prior to flying.  Submissions are the property of Spirit of St. Louis Air Show and may be used for promotional purposes.

If you have questions or difficulty submitting you entry, please email contest@spirit-airshow.com.

Essay Contest

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