That bothers me. How do they know it will be annual? Maybe the director will run off after one contest. Maybe they won't get any entries. (I'm being facetious, of course, and I'm making a point.)
Even the second annual event isn't annual yet. But if it makes it to third annual, then it's really annual. It'll probably make it.
I would call it the INAUGURAL SARANAC REVIEW WRITING CONTEST.
Editorial group: If you're a writer, editor or general freelancer, you might check out my Freelance Writers and Editors group on Yahoo. We've been really active lately, and I think we've become useful to each other.
I love puns:
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