Breaking Barriers Essay Contest

Join the Kansas City Royals in honoring Jackie Robinson by entering the Breaking Barriers essay contest.

The Breaking Barriers essay contest asks students in grades four through nine to submit an essay about barriers or obstacles they have faced or are still facing in their lives, and how they overcame those obstacles using the values demonstrated by Jackie Robinson: citizenship, commitment, courage, determination, excellence, integrity, justice, persistence, and teamwork. For more information about the program and contest details, visit