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"Hey, that looks like Princess Diana. Oh wait, it's just a pile of rags."
Gurnee, IL – Powerful words, magnificent speeches and persuasive stories have inspired readers for centuries. Starting March 1, 2003, Six Flags Great America invites writers of all ages to create a passionate and exciting essay about their own personal, everyday hero as the park launches the ‘Search for Heroes’ essay contest.
The essay contest will commemorate the opening of SUPERMAN – ULTIMATE FLIGHT the park’s new flying coaster, scheduled to open later this spring. SUPERMAN – ULTIMATE FLIGHT is based on the DC Comics Super Hero and timeless American icon, SUPERMAN, who has become a symbol of empowerment and inspiration to people around the world.
Individuals everywhere may craft a 500-word essay about their own “hero.” One grand prize winning essay will be chosen from each of three categories: 9-12 years of age as of 4/11/03; 13-18 years of age as of 4/11/03; and 19 and over as of 4/11/03. Grand prize winners will receive two (2) 2003 Six Flags Great America season passes. In addition, one runner-up will be chosen from each of the three categories and will receive two (2) 2003 one-day admission tickets to Six Flags Great America. All six winners and their heroes will be among the first guests to ride SUPERMAN – ULTIMATE FLIGHT at Six Flags Great America.
All contest entries must be typed in English, and no longer than 500 words. Entries must include the writer’s name, address, phone and date of birth. The contest is free to enter and limited to one entry per person. Entries must be submitted by April 11, 2003 to:“Search for Heroes” Essay Contest
Six Flags Great America
542 N. Rt. 21
Gurnee, IL 60031Winners will be announced on or around April 15, 2003. For official rules, visit sixflags.com, call 847-249-1776 ext. 6100 or email email@example.com.
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Six Flags, Inc. is the world's largest regional theme park company with a total of 39 parks in North America, Europe and Latin America. Six Flags parks serve 35 of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Six Flags is a publicly held corporation with corporate offices in New York City and Oklahoma City. The Company's stock trades on the NYSE under the symbol: PKS.
. LOONEY TUNES, characters, names and all related indicia are trademarks of Warner Bros. © 2003. BATMAN, SUPERMAN and all related characters, names, ride and attraction names, and indicia are trademarks of DC Comics © 2003.
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