Contests

Thank you for all those who entered our 2016/17 Annual Young Writers Poetry Contest.
Final winners have been chosen and the results have been posted.
Congratulations to all winners and those who have been published!

Our anthologies are due to arrive in Victoria late May 2017.

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We have three annual contests in which we are accepting entries for. See below for details.

ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST – 2017
(ages 5-18)

Themes and Contest Rules
(
these are only suggested themes, you may choose your own if you like)

Student/School Entry Forms
Individual Entry Form (use this one if you are not entering with your school)

We are now accepting entries for our Annual Young Writers Creative Writing Contest for ages 5-18. Theme is open, 360 words or less and one entry per writer. EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2017. You may also submit your entry by e-mail to info@youngwritersofcanada.ca. If e-mailing your entry, please include the following information:

Name:
Age:
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:
CONTEST ENTERING: Young Writers Creative Writing 2017

Title of entry:
Word count (360 word limit):

If entering with a school, also include:

Teacher’s name:
School (full name):
School address:
Bag/Box #:
City:
Province:
Postal code:

If mailing entries, please use the address below:

Young Writers Creative Writing 2017
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

If you are 17 and turning 18 this year,
you may also want to enter our Annual Adult Creative Writing Contest
(see this link for more details)

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OPEN AGES POETRY CONTEST (ALL AGES) – 2017

We are now accepting entries for our Open Ages Poetry Contest for all ages. Line limit is 32 lines. Deadline is JULY 31, 2017. You may also submit your entry by e-mail to poetryinstitute@shaw.ca.
If e-mailing your entry, please include the following information:

Name:
Age:
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:
Contest entering: OPEN AGES POETRY 2017

Title of entry:

or copy the above entry information and mail to:
Open Ages Poetry Contest 2017
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

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ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS POETRY CONTEST 2016/17

We are now accepting entries for our Annual Young Writers Poetry Contest for ages 5-18.
Line limit is 24 lines or less, and one entry per poet. DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2017 (postmarked).
Most details on prizes will be posted late spring 2017.

Please note that you may enter individually and not with a school.

You may also submit your entry by e-mail to info@youngwritersofcanada.ca.
If e-mailing your entry, please include the following information:

Name:
Age:
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:
CONTEST ENTERING: Young Writers Poetry Contest 2016/17

Title of entry:
Number of lines (must not exceed 24 lines):
Theme is open.

If entering with a school, also include:

Teacher’s name:
School (full name):
School address:
Bag/Box #:
City:
Province:
Postal code:

If mailing entries, please use the address below:

Young Writers Poetry Contest 2015/16
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

 

Privacy Policy

Any personal information requested at the time of submitting an entry or at any other time is used specifically for the contest in which the poet/writer has entered (unless they have otherwise informed us in regards to future contest mailings). Data is confidential and never shared with third parties or others outside of our office. All documents and files are stored securely. Accepted copies of material are stored up to a year after the publication is published and then they are securely disposed of. Entries that are not accepted are securely disposed of, unless requested to be returned.

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