The annual HazingPrevention.Org essay contest, designed to encourage conversations about hazing and hazing prevention at the high school level, is now open.

High school students are encouraged to write a 500- to 600-word essay focused on an anti-hazing stance.The theme for 2022 is "These Hands Don't Haze." Essays will be judged based upon the following criteria: adherence to theme, grammar/spelling, clarity of message, and creativity/uniqueness of message. The top three essay authors will receive cash prizes ranging from $500 to $150. Please submit your essary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The competition is sponsored by the National Federation of State High School Associations.

For additional, please see the guidelines and information page.