For Book Week 2012 there will be a writing contest for kids and teens. Here’s what the flyer says:
“The book Week 2012 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens invites young writers to let their imaginations soar and share their stories or poems of adventure, humour mystery and fantasy!
“Students from Grades 4 to 12 are eligible to enter and one winner from each grade will receive a $250 gift certificate to the bookstore of his or her choice!
“Writing entries will be posted on the Book Week website www.bookweek.ca.”
Here are the contest details:
- Entries must be postmarked by February 1, 2012
- The story or poem must be written during the current 2011/2012 school year.
- Entrants must be in Grades 4 to 12 at the time of the contest deadline.
- Entries must be written in English and must not exceed 1,500 words.
- All entries must be original content.
- All entries must include a fully complete ENTRY FORM. The form is available at http://www.bookweek.ca/ under “Book Week 2012″.
- No Faxed or emailed entries will be accepted.
- Due to the large volume of entries, we cannot acknowledge receipt of entry.
- Contest open to residents of Canada only.
- For more information on the Writing Contest, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Winners will be announced on May 9, 2012 during Book Week 2012.
*Please note that entries not accompanied by an ENTRY FORM will not be considered.