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Updated Wednesday 24 January 2024

Conditions of Entry

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WAW River of Stories
Short Stories Conditions of entry

    ● This is a competition for Primary and Secondary school students only.

    ● Entrants must reside within a 150 km radius of AlburyWodonga.

    ● Entry is free.

    ● All entries must be unpublished; original works composed by the entrant; and should relate to the theme ’Local or Personal Stories’, in some way.

    ● Entries must not exceed the word limit by more than 10%.

    ● A separate entry form must be completed for each submission.

    ● Names should NOT be written on the story. The name of the entrant should appear on the entry form only.

    ● Entries must be submitted by midnight on Tuesday 25 July 2023. Late entries will not be accepted.

    • Submissions will be accepted online only.  Entries should be uploaded as a Word or PDF document. If you are unable to submit your entry online, please contact Narelle on LearningOutreach@alburycity.nsw.gov.au or 0260238346 to discuss alternative arrangements.

    ● Finalists will be invited via email to the Awards Ceremony, which will be held during the Write Around the Murray Festival on Saturday 16 September 2023 at 12.00 noon at the Albury LibraryMuseum.

    ● The judges reserve the right to reject works that do not comply with the guidelines above. The judging panel’s decision will be final.

    ● Prize recipients will have their short stories published on the Write Around the Murray website.

WAW River of Stories
Poetry Conditions of entry

    ● This is a competition for Primary and Secondary school students only.

    ● Entrants must reside within a 150 km radius of AlburyWodonga.

    ● Entry is free.

    ● All entries must be unpublished; original works composed by the entrant; and should relate to the theme, ‘Local or Personal Stories’, in some way.

    ● A separate entry form must be completed for each submission.

    ● Names should NOT be written on the poem. The name of the entrant should appear on the entry form only.

    ● Entries must be submitted by midnight on Tuesday 25 July 2023. Late entries will not be accepted.

    • Submissions will be accepted online only.  Entries should be uploaded as a Word or PDF document. If you are unable to submit your entry online, please contact Narelle on LearningOutreach@alburycity.nsw.gov.au or 0260238346 to discuss alternative arrangements.

    ● Finalists will be invited via email to the Awards Ceremony, which will be held during the Write Around the Murray Festival on Saturday 16 September 2023 at 12.00 noon at the Albury LibraryMuseum.

    ● The judges reserve the right to reject works that do not comply with the guidelines above. The judging panel’s decision will be final.

    ● Prize recipients will have their poems published on the Write Around the Murray website

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