Poetry Competition

POETRY COMPETITION 2019

SCHOOL CHILDREN
  1. Primary School – Topic:   Dare to Dream – Down the Track
  • 1a   Kindergarten to Year 2 – one entry per child
    Prize Money $25
  • 1b   Years 3 to 6 one entry per child
    Prize Money $25
  1. Secondary School – Topic:   Dare to Dream – Down the Track
  • 2a   Years 7 to 9 one entry per child
       Prize Money $25
  • 2b   Years 10 to 12 – one entry per child
        Prize Money $25
ADULT
  1. Local – Topic:   Dare to Dream – Down the Track
    (Local author, defined as a resident of the shires of Hilltops, Gundagai and Cootamundra, and Yass)
        Prize Money $50
  2. Open – Topic:   Dare to Dream – Down the Track
         Prize Money $50
ALL
  1. Champion Short Story chosen from the above 6 categories
         Prize Money $50 

Total Prize money $250

CONDITIONS

Entry Fee

Schools – $10 per school
Local – $5 per entry
Open – $5 per entry

  • Closing Date: 16 February 2019
  • All poetry must be author’s original and unpublished work.
  • For school children, the JWF committee kindly requests very minimal assistance from parents and/or teachers
  • Poem must not be illustrated
  • Entries must be submitted without names on entry, but with name and details on entry form so that poems can be judged anonymously.
  • Limit: Poem no longer than 500 words.
  • Copyright remains with author however JWF reserves the right to have any entry published, reproduced or publicised for promotion purposes or as part of the JWF event.
  • Winning entries will be announced and read on the 24 March 2019 as part of the festival.
  • The judges’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.