Entry Form Young Writers’ Competition

YOUNG WRITERS STORY COMPETITION 2018

 

Friends of the Barossa Library is conducting a Story Writing Competition for Young Writers in the Barossa Region.

Entries are invited in four age-based Divisions:

  1. Up to 8 years: up to 200 words
  2. 9 to 12 years: up to 500 words
  3. 13 to 15 years: up to 700 words
  4. 16 to 20 years: up to 1000 words.

RULES:

    1. Entrants are invited to compose a work of fiction on the theme “Find Your Treasure”.  The “treasure” may be physical or metaphorical, that is, anything which is of great value to the author or the characters in the story.
    2. The competition is open to any resident of the Barossa region who is of the ages specified
    3. Entries should be in the form of a fictional story on the subject, “Find Your Treasure”.
    4. Entries may be hand-written or typed or computer-processed.
    5. Entries will be judged on the basis of imagination, clarity of expression, grammar appropriate to the age group and presentation.  The judges’ decisions will be final.
    6. Entries may be illustrated, but this will not be a criterion for judging.
    7. All entries must be clearly marked with the name and contact details of the author, and, if appropriate, the school at which the author is enrolled
    8. It is hoped to display the winning entries in a bound form at the Nuriootpa Library.  Entrants are requested to sign a form of release for the public display of the works, to be signed by the appropriate parent or guardian, if the author is a minor.
    9. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places.
    10. At the discretion of the judges, prizes may be awarded for outstanding poetry entries.
    11. A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to all entrants.
    12. Prizes, in the form of book vouchers, will be awarded to schools which, in the opinion of the judges, have done most to encourage participation by Young Writers enrolled at that school.
  • Entries may be submitted to any branch of the Barossa Library from 30th April, 2018 and close on Tuesday 16th October, 2018 at 5.00pm.  The names of winners will be announced at a public ceremony and published in the local press.

 

 

YOUNG WRITERS COMPETITION 2018

“FIND YOUR TREASURE”

 

ENTRY FORM

 

(Please attach to your entry)

 

NAME:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

AGE AT TIME OF ENTRY SUBMISSION………………  DATE OF BIRTH……………………………………………………………………….

 

POSTAL ADDRESS:……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

                                  ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

SCHOOL AT WHICH ENROLLED (if applicable)……………………………………………………………………………………….

 

E-MAIL ADDRESS:……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

CONTACT TELEPHONE: …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

I agree/do not agree (delete one) to allow the Friends of the Barossa Library, at its discretion, to retain this entry for inclusion in a bound volume of entries for the 2017 Young Writers Competition, such volume to be available for public perusal in the Barossa Public Library.  I further agree to be bound by the rules of the competition and to abide by the decisions of the judges.

 

 

……………………………………………………………………                                  ……………………………………………………………………..

(Signature of entrant)                                                                                    (Signature of legal guardian if entrant under 18

                                                                                                                           years of age)

 

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