Radio City Music Hall, with the cooperation of the Office of the Superintendent ~ Catholic School Support Services, will once again sponsor the "What the Blessings of Christmas Mean to Me Essay Contest 2012." The contest officially opens on Monday, September 24th through Friday, October 19th, 2012. Between October 19th and October 26th, the first round of judging should take place at your school. The top three essays from your school should arrive at the Office of the Superintendent, no later than October 29, 2012, to be entered into the final round of judging. We hope to announce the winners sometime between November 3rd to 8th, 2012. Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1-Grand Prize: - Four Orchestra Seats for the winner and 3 guests to the performance of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on November 20, 2012 at 2 PM. - Private tour of Radio City Music Hall before or after the performance for the winner and his or her family. - Grand Prize winners' school will receive up to a maximum of 40 tickets for the Grand Prize winner's homeroom class including teachers and chaperones for the designated performance. Teachers should consult with their Principals to obtain necessary rules, registrations forms etc.... 5-First Place Runner-up Prizes: - A set of 4 tickets for each Runner-up and 3 of his/her guests to the November 20, 2012 performance at 2 PM. - A tour of Radio City Music Hall for each runner-up and his/her guests on either the morning of or immediately following the performance. Please note, transportation is not included in the prize package.