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Quinte Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
Youth Challenge 2013

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The contest is available to secondary school students in Prince Edward County, Hastings County, Murray and Brighton Townships.

The Project
To record and verify as many generations of ancestors of Lyle Vanclief as possible. The main project will be to follow the Vanclief Line with secondary opportunities to follow the direct lines of his wife and his wife’s parents.

You will be required as part of the challenge to write a 500 word essay about your research on the subject. This can include how you went about doing your research, what you found, anecdotal information you discovered about the Vanclief family, interesting research techniques you used, and anything else that is relevant to the project. The winning essay will be published.

You will be given Ancestral charts and Source Citation charts.

  How You will be Scored  

You will be scored as follows for the Vanclief line

Items with reference to holdings at the OGS Quinte Branch Library
Items with reference to Quinte West Library
Items with reference to other holdings
Items with references to Internet
Items with no reference



For items on the Vanclief wife’s line                                  50 % of above scores
For items on the Vanclief wife’s parents’ line                     25 % of above scores

All the entries received will become the property of the Quinte Branch of the OGS.
The decision of the Judges will be final.


1st prize - Blackberry Playbook Tablet
2nd Prize - Kobo eReader
3rd prize - iTunes Gift Card

All entries will get a Quinte Branch "student" membership for the balance of 2013.

Time Frame
Kickoff for the Youth Challenge will be on January 19th with kits available
by calling 613-392-2943

Entries must be mailed by April 30th to:
Quinte Branch of the OGS, Box 1371, Trenton ON  K8V 5R9

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