**Official Rules **
[BRACKET "No Purchase Is Necessary to Enter."] The Field & Stream Young Writers Contest is open only to residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C., who are at least 13 years of age and not older than 22 years of age on September 1, 2004. Employees of Field & Stream, Time Inc., its affiliates or subsidiaries, agencies, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. The subject of the Field & Stream Young Writers Contest is "Adventure." Essay entries are limited to 750 to 1,000 words regarding the writer's greatest outdoor adventure. All entries must be typed, double-spaced, on 81/2x11-inch paper, using only one side of the paper, and must include the writer's name, address, telephone number, and proof of age (copy of birth certificate, driver's license, or passport). One essay accepted per entrant. Each entry must be an original, nonpublished work written in English, and the content must be appropriate for a national magazine, as determined by Field & Stream's editors. Mail entries to: Field & Stream Young Writers Contest, 2 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016. Entries must be postmarked by the contest closing date of September 15, 2004. Field & Stream's editors will select two winning essays within 90 days after the contest ends; all entries will be evaluated equally on creativity, marketability, and presentation. One winner will be chosen from the ages of 13 to 18, and a second winner will be chosen from the ages of 19 to 22. All decisions are final. The winning essays will be published in a future issue of Field & Stream (to be determined by the editors of Field & Stream), and each writer of the winning essays will receive $1,000. Field & Stream will select runners-up essays that will be published on the Field & Stream website.