Be a Champion and Read Contest

The Alabama Education Association is pleased to announce for the third year, the Be a Champion and Read contest.  The goal of the program is to get students and parents excited about reading.  What better way to do it in our state than getting Big Al and Aubie involved!

Students are challenged to read six, reading-level appropriate books to qualify for the two grand prizes: Iron Bowl tickets (one winner for each team) with two guests.  Prize includes a visit to the athletic hospitality room, and a visit to the field during the pre-game activities.


Iron Bowl Tickets – The two winning students (one for Alabama and one for Auburn) and two guests will receive free tickets.

$1,500 – Two participating teachers will be awarded this amount for their classroom!

$5,000 – Schools with at least 70 percent participation will be entered to win this amount for their library!

$250 – Teachers who decorate bulletin boards, doors or classrooms to promote the contest will be eligible to win this amount for their classroom!

Please click on the links below for the Be a Champion and Read contest materials.  For additional information, please send an email to

Contest Rules

Parent Letter

Parent Letter – Spanish

Teacher Letter

Book List

Book List – Spanish

Aubie Coloring Sheet

Big Al Coloring Sheet

Aubie Bookmark

Big Al Bookmark

Entry Card 2013