The Action for All Appalachian essay contest will be available for USASA Appalachian series member(s) (ages 7-17 years) in pursuit of competing in USASA sanctioned competitions. The winner will have all USASA Appalachian series contest entree fees pay for by Action for All. The contest deadline is December 20 of each calendar year. Any applications received after November 20 will be considered on a funds-available basis. In addition to your essay, one signed letter of recommendation must be attached. This letters must be from a non-relative who can best attest why you are deserving to be the Appalachian Series essay contest winner.