Summer Holidays Online Writing Competition - POP

Summer Holidays Online Writing Competition - POP

STATUS Closed
OPENS 01/12/2010
CLOSES 14/01/2011

Winners Products 

Competition Information

Entry is NOW OPEN in the Summer Holidays Writing Competition for 2010/2011! Students all over Australia are invited to enter their short stories OR poems, and battle it out for the great cash prizes on offer.

There is no theme!! Entrants are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild and get their creative juices flowing to write on ANY TOPIC and in ANY STYLE. Students from ALL GRADES are welcome to enter - Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Entry is FREE and all entries must submitted by the extended date of January 14th, 2011.


The Book
Poems and short stories entered into the competition will be considered for inclusion into special summer paperback edition! Those seleceted will have the opportunity to purchase the edition at a discounted rate. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will receive a complimentary copy of the book.

Competition Prizes

1st        Your choice of a:
            * Nintendo Wii + game
            * Sony Digital Camera + 1GB memory card
            * 8GB Apple Ipod Nano + $100 music card
            * Nintendo DSi + game
2nd       $150 Cash

3rd        $100 Cash


Competition Rules

1. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
2. All entrants must be entered as the age, grade and school attending as at December 1st, 2010.
3. Entries must not exceed 16 lines in length or 64 characters in width for poems and must not exceed 500 words for short stories.
4. Entries must be typed or neatly hand written.

5. If insufficient entries have been received in the opinion of the organisers, Write4fun reserves the right to cancel the competition.
6. One entry per student only.

7. Co-written entries will be disqualified.
8. Entries are to be submitted no later than 5pm January, 2011.
9. Copying an existing poem/story is called plagiarising and it is against the law. If plagiarism occurs, the entrant will be disqualified and their parents and teachers notified. Write4fun will not be held responsible for any plagiarised work entered into the competition.
10. The author's name, age, address, grade level and school must appear on the page with each entry.
11. Write4fun reserves the right to disqualify unsuitable entries.
12. All care will be taken but no responsibility will be accepted for any misplaced work.
13. No updated, revised versions of entries will be considered after initial entry.
14. All prize winners will be notified by mail and a winners list will be available to view on our website.