Prescott Center for the Arts, Prescott AZ
The 2012 – 2013 YPF is expanding its geographic submission area to include Coconino County while continuing to take submissions from Yavapai County and Sedona Schools. Submissions are now open through November 9.
  Young Playwrighters Festival      


Jewish Community Foundation

PCA is thrilled to present the very exciting, 4th annual

Young Playwrights Festival

We congratulate the following playwrights whose plays will be produced in the 2014 Young Playwrights Festival!

First Place: SAILING THE HIGH SEAS by Taylor Whittemore*

Second Place: UNDER THE RUG by Sedona Ortega*

Third Place: STAGE HAND by Glory Glidden*

A DIFFERENT NOTE by Johan Glidden*

A HERO’S SACRIFICE by Matthew Lanning*

IT’S TENSE by Devon Bonelli*

RING AROUND THE ROSIE by Sara D'Alessandro

*Previously produced Festival Playwrights

Festival Dates and Times:

Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2pm and 6pm at PCA
Admission $7 at the door


For questions or assistance, email Jon at:

Winning playwrights will receive participation certificates, trophies and cash awards (First, Second and Third places), a YPF canvas tote bag and assorted items from local merchants.  The Grand Prize Award Winner and the Audience Choice Award Winner will receive trophies and cash prizes selected by an independent panel of judges and from audiences from both performances, respectively.

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Thank you for your interest in The PCA Young Playwrights Festival!  We are very excited to read your play.  Please pay very close attention to the following guidelines:

  • Scripts must be uploaded in a WORD or PDF file
  • Pages should be numbered
  • Plays should include a Title page with ONLY the following information:
    • Title of Play
    • Playwright’s grade
    • Playwright’s date of birth   

*No other identifying information should appear anywhere on the script.

  • Only ONE play may be submitted per student. 
  • Students may NOT submit revisions of their work, however, revisions are allowed once accepted to be produced through consultations with the play's director.

Plays are limited to 10 pages

Fill out the following information and click 'Submit'.
In the “Teacher” field, type in your teacher’s name.
If you’re in middle or high school,
type in your Language Arts or Drama Teacher’s name, whomever you received theYPF information from.
  Thank you!

Playwriting Tips

Click to see the 13-14 Submission Poster

You may print the submission poster for display purposes in schools, theatres or anywhere else children will see it.