Vet Camp Contest FAQs

FAQs for the Become a Vet: Camp Contest 2017

Do you have a question about the Become a Vet: Camp Contest 2018?  Check out the FAQs below                                                                                                                                        

What is the Become a Vet: Camp Contest 2018?

Royal Canin has teamed up with Vet Set Go, the first and only web community designed for aspiring veterinarians, to help make the dream come true for three very special middle school students. 

In April 2018, junior high school students who enter the “Become a Vet: Camp Contest 2018”  will be eligible to win a scholarship to cover tuition, meals and housing at Auburn University’s Junior VET Camp for the July 2018 season. (Travel excluded.) Ten runners-up will also receive a free copy of Vet Set Go’s award-winning quick-start guide to becoming a veterinarian. 

To enter, middle school students (only those students entering 6th - 8th grade the Fall of 2018) and their parents should got to our official entry page between April 2-May 4, 2018.

What are the prizes?

In April 2018, junior high school students (only those students entering 6th - 8th grade the Fall of 2018) who enter the “Become a Vet: Camp Contest 2018”  will be eligible to win a scholarship to cover tuition, meals and housing at Auburn University’s Junior VET Camp for the July 2018 season. (Travel excluded.) 

Ten runners-up will receive a free copy of Vet Set Go’s award-winning quick start guide to becoming a veterinarian. 

What is the Auburn Junior VET camp?

Over the course of its 125-year history, the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has produced more than 6,400 veterinarians and more than 500 specialists and researchers. Now, through Auburn’s popular and prestigious Junior VET Camp for students in grades 6-8, dedicated middle school students who wish to become veterinarians are able to learn about public health, food animals, wildlife, anatomy, imaging, and first aid, as well as gain valuable mentoring about veterinary science careers. Learn more. Through the Become a Vet: Camp Contest 2017, three dedicated students will have the chance to attend with their tuition, housing and meals covered!

What are the camp dates, if I win, and when will I find out?
  • Camp for the 2018 season is July 15-20, 2018
  • Winners will be notified by June 2018
  • Public announcement of winners will happen on or around June 16, 2018
How do I enter?

Easy! Just write your story in 300 words or less and find a photo of you with an animal. Share your photo and story with you parents so that they can enter you in our contest on our official entry page.   ONLY PARENTS CAN FILL OUT THIS FORM (See official rules)

What should I write in my story?

Just share your personal story on why you want to become a veterinarian and what you have done so far to explore your dream.  You might want to tell us:

  • Why you want to become a veterinarian
  • What you have done to get animal experience
  • What you have done to help animals
  • What you have done to learn explore the science of animals
  • What you have done to learn more about veterinarians

Share your photo and story with you parents so that they can enter you in our contest at on our official entry page.

ALL ENTRIES INTO THE VET SET GO CONTEST MUST BE SUBMITTED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WHO IS AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE VIA THE OFFICAL ENTRY FORM ON THE VET SET GO WEBSITE.  See the official rules

What type of photo should I submit?

Photos that show with an animal are preferred. You might want to feature a photo that:

  • Shows you helping an animal
  • Shows you learning about animal care
  • Shows you with an animal you love
What if I have additional questions?

Still have questions? Contact us here.

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