Be a Champion and Read Contest

The Alabama Education Association is proud to announce our 4th Annual 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!

All K-8 students who read six books qualify to win a trip to the Iron Bowl with two guests, sideline passes, and pre-game activities.

Lucky teachers and librarians of participating schools are also eligible to win thousands of dollars for their classrooms and libraries. Roll Tide! War Eagle! Keep Reading!

Prizes:2014 Be a Champion and Read Poster

Iron Bowl Tickets – The two winning students (one for Alabama and one for Auburn) and two guests will receive free tickets to the Iron Bowl! Each prize includes sideline passes and pre-game activities.

$500 – Seven participating teachers will be randomly drawn from all entries and will each win $500 for their classroom!

$2,000 – Two schools with at least 70 percent student participation will be randomly drawn and will win $2,000 for each of their libraries!

$500 – Two teachers and/or librarians who decorate bulletin boards, walls, or doors to promote the contest will each be eligible to win $500. Photo submissions will be accepted at until November 12, 2014. A panel of judges will choose the winners.

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