Martial arts academy joins Chuck Norris essay...

September 26, 1997

Martial arts academy joins Chuck Norris essay contest

Tristar Martial Arts Academy of Eldersburg has teamed up with Chuck Norris' Kick Drugs Out of America to sponsor an essay contest for youths to win breakfast with Norris in Florida.

Youths can write an essay of 150 words or less on why they prefer to live a drug-free life. Those donating $15 to KDOOA will receive one month of free martial arts lessons from Tristar Academy.

The five most creative essays will be chosen, with winners receiving two airline tickets to Orlando, a one-night stay at the Hyatt, breakfast with Norris on Nov. 23, an autographed Black Belt and a free month of martial arts training.

Contestants should send name, age, address and phone number with essay and check to: Educational Funding Company, Breakfast with Chuck Norris Contest, 4740 Chevy Chase Drive, Suite 200, Chevy Chase, 20815.

Entry deadline is Nov. 1.

Information: 410-549-7827.


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Pub Date: 9/26/97

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