Summertime Fun 2008/2009

Summertime Fun 2008/2009

OPENS 08/12/2008
CLOSES 12/01/2009


Competition Information

This season - 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.

Competition Prizes

The prizes will be as follows:-
First Prize: Your choice of a Nintendo Wii +game OR An 8GB Apple Ipod Nano + $100 music card OR Nintendo DS Lite + game OR Sony Digital Camera +1GB memory card
Second Place: $200 Cash
Third Place: $100 Cash

Competition Rules

1. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
2. All entrants must be currently enrolled and attending as students at the school under which they enter.
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. One entry per student only.
5. Co-written entries will be disqualified.
6. Entries are to be submitted no later than January 16, 2009.
7. 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.
8. Write4fun reserves the right to disqualify unsuitable entries.
9. All care will be taken but no responsibility will be accepted for any misplaced work.
10. No updated, revised versions of entries will be considered after initial entry.
11. All prize winners will be notified by mail and a winners list will be available to view on our website.
12. If insufficient entries have been received in the opinion of the organisers, Write4fun reserves the right to cancel the competition. was established in 1997, and since then we have successfully completed numerous short story and poetry competitions and publications.
We receive an overwhelming positive feedback each year from the teachers, parents and students who have involvement in these competitions and publications, and we will continue to strive to attain this level of excellence with each competition we hold.


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