MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This is the last week to submit an entry to be part of the 2016 Great American Think-Off.

It’s been held every year since 1993 in New York Mills, Minn.

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To enter, applicants must turn in an essay of up to 750 words on this year’s topic, “Income inequality threatens democracy.”

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Applicant’s essays must either agree or disagree with the topic. All entries must be in by Friday, and the winners are announced May 1.

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The winners face off in a debate on June 11 at the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center.